Restoring Decking (Check this photo out)

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  1. Dundee_Stokie

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    Hi, I want to revamp my decking before the summer kicks in, its looking horiffic at the moment......

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    Whats the best way to set about this?

    I was thinking, jet wash it, scrub it with a brush then paint it with a B&Q product ??
     
  2. HERTSDRAINAGE2010

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    Jet wash it, then once dried apply decking oil.

    Andy
     
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    Any particular brand of oil ?
     
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    Agree decking oil, all the paint types treatment wash off in rain.
     
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    Use any clear decking oil.

    Andy
     
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    I used Cuprinol Ultra Tough Decking Stain on a deck, it does fade a bit but does not wash off with rain, that's absurd. You can get it off with a pressure washer though so you have to stick to using a stiff broom for its annual de-grease.

    If you want a colour then go for it, just expect that it will need recoating in say 5 years to keep it looking good.
     
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    Thats why I don't like decking - that and the rats living under
    Rip it up and lay slabs (sorry)
     
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    Just speaking from experience tried 3 different brands and they all lasted only weeks before flaking off in the rain.
     
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