restoring a weathered and sun damaged deck. transcript. ron hazelton: the popping nails, the cracks on the surfaces of the board, the twisting lumber are caused by the wood getting wet, soaking up water, expanding and then drying out and contracting. and the way to prevent it is to make sure that you put a good sealer on your deck every
1. cleaned deck with two part teak cleaner called te-ka. this product uses the first part to open the pores in the wood to release dirt scrub and rinse . the second part closes the pores in the wood. it worked like a champ as my deck was very dirty black stains before i started. 2.
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removing oil from teak. first wet the area you wish to clean, then use a spray bottle to saturate the area with cleaner. work the cleaner into the wood with a bristle brush and let it sit for five to 15 minutes before rinsing it off. while rinsing the wood i use a 3m soft white pad and scrub gently with the grain.
scrape the old finish residue off your deck railing and decking if you have an old semitransparent or solid color stain. the finish will flake off easily. dont get bogged down with details; the deck stripper will get the rest. before you revive a tired-looking deck, look it over to see that all the wood surfaces are sound.
sand and seal. after sanding with the finest grit paper in your regimen, vacuum the sanding dust or sweep it off the deck. don't get the wood wet, because water will raise the wood grain and create the kind of furring you are trying to eliminate through sanding. apply at least one coat of sealerwhether it's stain,
if your deck was built with pressure-treated lumber rated for ground contact, the wood will be very resistant to rot. if it was built of untreated redwood, cedar, or other wood, there is a greater risk of rot, particularly if the wood is light-colored sapwood rather than dark-brown heartwood.
wipe up any debris or dirt on the boat teak wood floors with a damp rag. use the paint brush to apply a thick coat of varnish/paint remover on the boat teak wood flooring. allow it sit for the specified time on the container--usually 30 minutes.