We had our great new Owatrol Wood Care Solutions How to Guide produced recently and we have been featuring expanded how-to guides based on it in our news section. Here you can find all of the how-to guides in one place!
This how-to guide walks you step-by-step through the process of removing mill glaze from new wood. Mill glaze can prevent your chosen finish from penetrating the new wood and so will affect its performance. It is necessary to remove it before applying any finish to your wood.
Find out how to return your wood to its natural colour and remove dirt and grime before applying a finish. If your wood has turned grey and has been left untreated then this guide will help you to restore it to its former glory!
This how-to guide gives clear instructions on how to remove previous finishes from decking and other wood surfaces, a necessary procedure before applying a new finish. Not doing this can mean that when it comes to applying your chosen finish, you won’t get the high quality looking finish you are after.
These instructions walk you through how to finish and protect your decking if it is built using a hardwood. From surface preparation through to finishing and maintenance this handy how-to guide has it all.
Step by step instructions for preparing, cleaning and finishing your wood surfaces which have been left untreated and are now weathered. This guide is perfect for you if your wood is not new but has not been treated before. For brand new wood see the guide about removing mill glaze and if your wood has been treated before then use the guide for stripping treated wood!
This how-to guide walks you through preparing and treating your decking if it is built using softwood. It is also perfect if you’re looking for a particularly environmentally-friendly approach as it is completed entirely using water-based rather than oil-based products. Oil-based alternatives are also available for softwood surfaces if you wish.
We hope you found this post on a woodcare solutions guide interesting. If you have any other advice or top tips, please feel free to leave them in the comments below. We love hearing from you!