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Kwila deck

Use Resene Kwila timber stain to give a new lease of life to a tired deck.

How to transform your deck with Resene Kwila timber stain

Ways with wood with Mark Rayner - Project 16

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need

To get the look: This deck was originally stained with Resene Kwila Timber Stain and a fresh application may be required every two years to keep it looking good.

Other ideas: For a wider range of colours suitable for decking choose a product from the Resene Woodsman Penetrating Oil Stain range.

How to stain a Kwila deck

Step 1
Step one
Thoroughly sweep the deck to remove any dust and dirt.
Step 2
Step two
Mix one part Resene Moss & Mould Killer with five parts clean water.
Step 3
Step three
Apply the diluted solution to the deck with a garden sprayer.
Step 4
Step four
Scrub the solution into the grooves of the deck with a broom and leave for 48 hours.
Step 5
Step five
Wash the surface using Resene Timber and Deck Wash.
Step 6
Step six
Before and several times during application, stir the Resene Kwila Timber Stain with a flat stirrer.
Step 7
Step seven
Use the large paintbrush to apply the Resene Kwila Timber Stain to the deck, running in the direction of the grooves. Wipe off any excess with a dry clean lint free cloth.
Step 8
Step eight
Wash brush in mineral turpentine and leave deck to dry for 24 hours before use.

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