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Decking Stripper

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Description

Our Decking Stripper removes stains and oils from your wooden decking. Its fast-acting formula works in half an hour so you can remove an old finish and apply a new one in the same day.

  • Removes stains and oils from wooden decking
  • Leaves your deck looking brand new
  • Easy application
  • Needs just one coat
  • Use before applying a new stain or oil
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  • Removes stains and oils
  • Leaves decking looking brand new
  • Only needs one coat
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How much stripper do I need?

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

Can be used on both ridged or smooth wood.

How do I use it?

Number of coats

One coat

Coverage

Up to 10m2 per litre

Application

Brush on

How to strip your decking

Before you start

It needs to be a dry day with temperatures above 10°C – if you apply it in colder temperatures it will take longer to work or it won’t work at all.

Protect the surrounding plants and grass with a dust sheet.

Use a stiff brush to get rid of any dirt, leaves and twigs.

You can apply the Decking Stripper to damp decking but it can’t be wet with puddles of water.

Always wear gloves to protect your skin.

Application

  1. Give the tin a good shake so the Decking Stripper is smooth.
  2. Pour it into a metal or plastic bowl or tray.
  3. Use a good sized brush (around four inches) and apply a thick layer.
  4. Focus on small sections, two or three boards at a time, and make sure you don’t paint yourself into a corner.
  5. Leave it to do its job for around 30 minutes. It won’t blister or fizz but that doesn’t mean it’s not working. If it’s a hot day, you might need to re-apply the stripper to patches that have dried out.
  6. After 30 minutes, scrape the surface with something sharp like a paint scraper. If the stripper hasn’t worked you will need to apply a bit more and leave it for 10-15 minutes.
  7. Scrub the surface with a stiff brush. Go along the grooves and across to loosen the finish underneath.
  8. Pour on some water and carry on scrubbing. This will completely lift the finish off.
  9. Give your decking a really good wash down with a hose of jet wash.
  10. For stubborn spots, just repeat the process.
  11. Let your decking dry out for a couple of days before applying a new stain or oil.

Aftercare

Cleaning

Remove as much stripper from your tools as you can and then wash them in warm soapy water.

You shouldn’t empty leftover Decking Stripper into drains or watercourses. Instead, contact your local council for the best way to dispose of your leftovers.

Maintenance

Don’t leave your decking bare of protection as this could result in your decking rotting and weathering.

Technical Specifications

Usage All types of stained and oiled decking
Coverage Up to 10m2 per litre
Dry time Two days
Coat time Up to 30 minutes
Number of coats One
Durability Strips all stains and oils from your decking
Application Brush
Sizes 2.5L
VOC Very high