The initial phase in your deck planning undertaking is to give your deck an intensive once finished. As you investigate it, take the effort to clear soil or trash from the hole between the boards and expel or fix any jutting nails. This is additionally the ideal time to guarantee your deck is still in great condition. You will need to look out for: wood spoil, non-abrasiveness in the boards and chipping wood. On the off chance that your deck is encountering any of those issues, it is ideal to fix them before recoloring.
When you’ve evacuated any all and flotsam and jetsam, it’s an ideal opportunity to sand! You will need to sand down any harsh zones to straighten the deck’s surface and ensure the deck is reliably smooth and level all through the whole of the deck. On the off chance that your deck is shiny new, you get the chance to skirt this whole initial step – good for you!
Stage Two: Cleaning
Despite the fact that cleaning your deck before recoloring it is basic to expel and soil, residue and grime, it is likewise expected to evacuate any item buildup that may be left on your deck. Numerous wood protecting items contain wax and silicone, which can keep the stain from adhering to your deck’s surface. To appropriately clean your deck, pick a chemical that will evacuate old stain and sealers with the goal that all the wax buildup will be expelled.
To clean your deck, add your painstakingly picked chemical to your sprayer, and work in little segments. Totally spotless every little segment before moving onto the following one. You will have the whole deck done in the blink of an eye!
Stage Three: Power Washing
After your deck is cleaned, it should be washed! Regardless of if your deck is old or new, it’s a best practice to power wash it clean before endeavoring to recolor it. This ensures there is literally nothing on the deck that could keep the stain from sticking appropriately to the wood.
After you power wash the deck, you will need to give it in any event 48 hours to dry before the recoloring group is planned to come. On the off chance that your deck is in the shade, hang tight in any event 72 hours for it to dry. The stain won’t follow appropriately if your deck is as yet wet!
Despite the fact that setting up your deck to be recolored will take some additional time on your end, it will satisfy over the long haul. On the off chance that you don’t set aside the additional effort to sand, clean and power wash your deck, you can anticipate that your stain should turn out uneven, or more awful, not work by any stretch of the imagination.