Maintenance of Timber Structures
Have you recently added a timber structure to your backyard, such as a deck, pergola or patio? You will need to ensure that the timber is regularly treated with a quality decking oil or sealer.
DIY or Hire a Professional?
Treating your own timber can be a frustrating and messy process if you lack experience and patience. For this reason, many homeowners hire a professional to manage the maintenance process. However, for those who want to save some cash and are willing to get their hands dirty, below are some important tips.
Deck Maintenance Tips
As a minimum, most builders will provide you with advice on how to maintain your timber structure. If your builder has ‘left you high and dry’ we suggest that you initially seek advice from a trusted local builder. Here are some basic questions that you can start with –
1) How do I maintain the timber?
2) How often your should apply this process?
3) What is the best decking oil or sealer to use on my particular timber structure?
Decking Oil or Sealer?
WA Timber Decking Professionals maintain 100’s of timber structures within Perth each year. This process has given us the opportunity to test several different decking oils and sealers. After many years of testing, there are two outstanding products which we supply and recommend to customers –
The Timber Decking Supply Shed Timber Restorer & Sealer
This water-based sealant is simple to apply and easy to clean up. It has been specially formulated for the harsh West Australian weather conditions, and provides long-lasting protection against sun, rain and heat.
Learn more about our decking sealant.
Organ Decking Oil
Organ Oil is produced by an Australian owned company and has also been designed to withstand the harsh WA climate. It is formulated to guard against wood rot, degradation and exposure, and is available in a variety of colours to match most timbers. Furthermore, Organ decking oil is also doing it’s part to help the environment with all ingredients coming from regenerable natural resources.
Find Out More
We can provide you with a DIY Timber Decking Maintenance program which will highlight when you should clean, reseal or oil your timber. Furthermore, we can advise you on the best decking oil or sealant product to use. Contact Paul today for free expert advice.
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