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Decking Protector

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Description

If a deck is left unprotected it allows the water to soak in, causing damage through swelling and splitting. Our Decking Protector is wax enriched; making it highly waterproof which helps prevent this damage from happening. It also protects from the sun, keeping your deck looking great for longer.

  • Wax enriched
  • Tough weather protection
  • Prevents splitting and swelling
  • Protects against greying
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  • Excellent waterproofing protection
  • Prevents splitting and swelling
  • UV protection, resists greying
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How much decking protector do I need?

Measure your area precisely, drop the numbers into this smart calculator and it will tell you straight away how many litres you'll need to complete your project.

Use for the following wood types
  • Softwood decking
    Softwood decking
  • Hardwood decking
    Hardwood decking

Can be used on both ridged or smooth wood.

2 colours available including:
Natural Oak

Natural Oak

Natural

Natural

How do I use it?

Number of coats

Two coats

Coverage

Up to 8m2 per litre

Application

Brush or decking pad

How to use Decking Protector

Before you start

1. Before you start, choose a warm, dry day (above 10°C).

2. Clean your decking and remove dust, dirt, grease and oil. A stiff wire brush should be able to dislodge a lot of dirt.

3. For best results clean your deck using our Decking Cleaner & Reviver and allow it to dry thoroughly before applying the Decking Protector

Application

  1. Shake well and pour into a suitable container.
  2. Get loads of Protector on your brush or pad and apply evenly over 2 or 3 boards at a time in the direction of the grain.
  3. If you find that the Decking Protector has pooled in the ridges of the deck after 15 minutes then use a brush to spread these pools of Decking Protector to dryer areas.
  4. For maximum protection apply 2 coats. Re-coat as soon as the first coat is dry (maximum 2 hours). Be careful not to leave too long between the coats, as the second coat may be repelled by the first coat.
  5. Allow 24 hours after applying second coat before using your deck.

Aftercare

Cleaning

Brushes can be cleaned with water and detergent.

Keep your deck well maintained and use a wire brush to regularly clean it to remove the dirt and dust.

If you notice a build-up of any leaves, grime and mould, use a deck cleaner to remove this dirt to keep the finish of your deck looking good.

Repair

Inspect the finish of your decking on an annual basis to look for any patches or scuffs that need repairing. To fix this, all you need to do is apply another coat of the decking protector and it will look good as new.

Technical specification

Usage

Ridged or smooth softwood and hardwood exterior decking

Coverage Up to 8m2 per litre
Dry time 24 hours
Coat time 90 minutes
Number of coats Two
Colours

Natural, Natural Oak

Finish Matt translucent finish
Durability Protects decking from rain and sunshine
Application Brush or decking pad
Base Water
Sizes 5L
VOC Low

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