Mar 28, 2014 . However, although it's a potentially very durable material for marine use, if teak decks are not treated carefully they can quickly deteriorate, leaving the owner with a significant . With some decks only 12mm thick, and even the best only 15-18mm, it doesn't take long to inflict potentially terminal damage
The deck should only be cleaned with green soap or a gentle shampoo, using a very soft brush or sponge to spare the soft parts of the wood fibres and seams. Wash across the grain to minimize wear of the teak. As above best way to treat the teak deck against mould and algae is to use Boracol, either 10RH for professional..
TEAKDECKING SYSTEMS has developed three eco-friendly acid-free cleaners that are designed to be thorough, yet gentle. Please review the TeakDecking products on our website to determine which product is best for your application. DO NOT USE CHLORINE BLEACH in an attempt to bleach the decks. Chlorine will..
Sep 10, 2016 . On the other, teak is expensive and time-consuming to maintain. teak.int1 . Although it looks good, even the best cork or synthetic teak deck won't fool anybody for long. . In terms of retrofits, installing synthetic decking over a large area takes a good deal of care and skill if you want it to look right. The devil..
I am not a big fan of using bleach to cure the mold problem, reason being is that the bleach will eat into the seams of the deck and actually bleed black . If its a new veneer deck, its best to give it a vibrator 80 grit sand..gently, dont try to remove all the grey teak..only smooth the deck and rubber.then give..
Dec 6, 2016 . On certain parts of your boat, the more care you take, the more it will repay you. The rewards of your hard work: more luster and shineand ultimately, more life from your boat. Nowhere is this more true than in dealing with your teak boat decking. Teak, like all woods, originally comes from live plants
Mar 1, 2016 . Because of the minimal amount of wood involved the best plug on the deck might only be 3mm deep. Likewise, the caulking, unless of adequate depth and width, will not remain glued as the wood moves. However, all these problems would amount to little if folk took care of their teak decks. The most..
Never caulk a deck without masking off the wood. This is rather obvious however I have heard of people flooding the joints and deck with sealant and then sanding the sealant off the deck. A teak deck can last for 100 years but not if treated this way. Especially decks fastened from underneath (the best technique) since the..
Teak Deck Care. Teak is a beautiful and unique wood in the manufacture of boat building and accents such as decks, handrails, ladders, trim, etc. Some of its most endearing features include an outstanding grain structure, its imperviousness to rot or decay, and being virtually insect free due to the internal oily nature of the..
Apr 29, 2005 . I'll never really understand the allure of teak decks. It's true they give good footing . is a wonderfully tough wood. It looks great either treated or if left to weather in its natural state so it develops a silvery gray patina. . The best teak cleaner I've found is trisodium phosphate, or TSP. It's inexpensive, relatively..
Chosen for its beauty and consistent grain, teak is not just durable under harsh sea and weather conditions, but it's also forgiving on bare feet, naturally resists slipping, and easy to care for. All of our inlaid teak is handcrafted and caulked by skilled craftsmen. While other manufacturers use fasteners to apply decking..
No Preservatives? No Problem. Extremely hard, naturally high in oil and rubber, and extremely close-grained, teak decking can also be installed without messy sealants or preservatives with no risk of rotting. When left untreated, teak decking will weather to a silvery gray, but it can also be treated if desired. Installation Ease
If you have teak decks, you will want to keep them looking pristine and not allow them to go grey. This product has been specially formulated for us by Teak specialists. This new system can be used on any teak decking or furniture. Grey, dull areas can now be transformed back to its original form when new. Without care and..
Dec 6, 2014 . The tendency is for people to over maintain teak decks, scrubbing them frequently, using 2 part teak brighteners etc. that cause notable wear to the wood . The best alternatives to these are dishwasher detergents e.g. Calgon and Bon Ami (the powdered soap you can get at the grocery store) Bon Ami has..
Dec 30, 2016 . Marine Deck 2000 features. Color, looks like cork, but close to teak. Thickness, 9mm. Thermal, cooler to touch than teak. Flexibility, Flexible. Finish, best left bare. Care, Soap and water household cleaners (no chemicals). Cutting, razor knife. Staining, surface can be sanded..