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Woodcare - outdoor wooden furniture

Resene Popular Paint Systems –
Exterior and interior woodcare© (stains and clear finishes): training notes

This web page is an edited version of the Resene Best System Selling training notes provided to Resene staff and is provided to enable you to gain a greater understanding of the substrates and paint systems you may encounter in your decorating project. It is impossible to cover all decorating scenarios in a single document, so if you are in doubt about any aspect of your project please contact Resene for assistance.

How to stain pine/macrocarpa (softwoods)

Note: Refer to the PDF flowchart for a visual of the steps below:

Weathered

  1. Treat moss and mould using Resene Moss & Mould Killer.

  2. Scrub using Resene Timber and Deck Wash. Rinse thoroughly.

  3. Finish options:

New

  1. Saturate with fresh water and allow to weather for 2-3 days - refer notes.

  2. Finish options:

How to stain or oil kwila/teak (hardwoods)

Note: Refer to the PDF flowchart for a visual of the steps below:

Weathered and greyed

  1. Treat moss and mould using Resene Moss & Mould Killer.

  2. Scrub using Resene Timber and Deck Wash. Rinse thoroughly.

  3. Finish options:

New

  1. If practical, allow to weather for 4-5 weeks. Wash using Resene Timber and Deck Wash to open the timber fibres.

  2. Finish options:

Finishing outdoor furniture - staining or oiling

Notes:

Key accessories - essential to complete the job

Add ons - to make job easier or quicker

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