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Decking Stripper

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Stripping doesn’t have to be back breaking work. Our decking stripper is really easy to use and works in just 30 minutes. All you need is a nice warm day.

  • Completely removes oils, stains and paints from wooden decking
  • Leaves your deck looking brand new
  • Easy application
  • Needs just one coat
  • Makes decks look like new
  • Only needs one coat
  • Works in just 30 minutes

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How much stripper 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 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


Up to 5m2 per litre

When to use it

Pick a warm, dry day to use this product

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.


  1. Make sure you wear some protective gloves. Give the tin a good shake then pour the Decking Stripper straight onto the decking and use a stiff brush to spread it out.
  2. Work in small sections and be careful, as it can be quite slippery when it’s working. It doesn’t blister or fizz but don’t worry, it’s doing the job.
  3. Leave it to work for around 30 minutes, keeping an eye out for any patches that start to dry out. If this happens, re-apply on these areas.
  4. After 30 minutes scrape the surface with something sharp, like a paint scraper, to see if it’s worked. You should see the old coating lifting as you scrape. If not, put a bit more on and leave for another 10-15 minutes.
  5. Give it a good scrub with a stiff brush. Scrub along the grooves and also across them to help loosen the old coating. Pour on some water and keep scrubbing. This will help lift the finish completely off.
  6. Finally, give it a really good wash down with a hose or jet wash. Let your deck dry out for a couple of days. You’ll then be ready to paint, stain or oil it.



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.


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 5m2 per litre
Works in 30 minutes
Number of coats One
Application Stiff brush or broom
Base Solvent
Sizes 2.5L
VOC High

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