what to do about deck stain fading

Why is my deck stain fading?

Deck stain fading is a normal result of weathering in Australia. Every deck stain will change colour when exposed to the harsh effects of UV rays, water and dirt. However even though your deck will start to lose the richness of its stain, it is still being protected by the penetrating oil you applied to ... Read more
Remove tannin from new timber

Remove tannin from timber. It is important!

So you’ve finally got that new deck built and it’s starting to look like it’s time for a bbq! Your visions of entertaining guests in true Australian style are starting to take shape and you’re in a hurry to get it finished. You think: Slap some oil on and let’s fry up that snag! Put ... Read more

The best time to recoat your deck is now!

If you love your outdoor living, the summer barbeques, the lazy lunches with friends enjoying the cool of evening, the New Year’s party celebration with twinkling lights and the faint smell of mozzie coils… then your outdoor deck is a valuable asset to your lifestyle and your home. However after a wet autumn and a ... Read more

Doonan Rainforest Environment – case study

A rainforest environment has to be one of the toughest environments for timber decking. Constant exposure to water, sap, bird droppings, leaf litter and general grime has the timber’s lifespan generally hugely reduced. This deck is located in Doonan. Built with spotted gum, 140mmx22mm boards. The decking boards were precoated with Equisol Pro E365 Advanced ... Read more
Colour Trends

Exciting 2021 Deck Colour Trends

We are seeing some exciting colour trends in timber decking choices. Home improvement has been a booming sector for the last year  – probably due to the amount of time people have been forced to spend at home.  (According to this SMH article, Australians are spending a record $1 billion on home renovations a month.)  ... Read more
recoating timber decking

5 Steps to recoating timber decking

Taking regular care of your timber decking in Australia is the best way to ensure you get a long lifespan from the timber. We recommend recoating decks with timber decking oil annually, prior to the punishing summer season in Australia. The end of our winter is a perfect time to do some deck maintenance because ... Read more