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Hi Folks,

As summer is approching (Hopefully it will fall over a weekend this
year in the UK) it is time to treat my deck.

We have just moved into the house (November) and the deck was a mess.
Black slimy mold covered it all. After much cleaning with deck cleaner
and a pressure washer, it is now clean.
However, the wood is now raw.

I am in a quandary as which product to use. There are three on the
shelves: Deck Treatment, Deck Stain and Deck Oil.

I am not interested in the stain.

My first reaction is to use oil. No real reason though. is this a wise
choice?
Only drawback I can see is the cost and the drying time. 1-2 days.

How about the "Treatment" What is it and why is it better / worse.
It dries in 1-2 hours.

Any advice would be welcome....

TIA.
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Crispin
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On Apr 16, 7:38*am, wrote:
Hi Folks,

As summer is approching (Hopefully it will fall over a weekend this
year in the UK) it is time to treat my deck.

We have just moved into the house (November) and the deck was a mess.
Black slimy mold covered it all. After much cleaning with deck cleaner
and a pressure washer, it is now clean.
However, the wood is now raw.

I am in a quandary as which product to use. There are three on the
shelves: Deck Treatment, Deck Stain and Deck Oil.

I am not interested in the stain.

My first reaction is to use oil. No real reason though. is this a wise
choice?
Only drawback I can see is the cost and the drying time. 1-2 days.

How about the "Treatment" What is it and why is it better / worse.
It dries in 1-2 hours.

Any advice would be welcome....

TIA.
Regards,
Crispin


Oil might last a year, transparent oil stain a bit more,
semitransparent maybe 2 years, but I will bet the deck is in shade and
it will mold again in less than a year, laundry bleach kills mold,
semi transparent oil stain will protect against mold the best. Old
grey wood wont look good with just oil.
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