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Archive for the "Timber" Category

Outdoor furniture cleaned with Sikkens Cetol BL Garden Furniture Cleaner and stained with Sikkens BLX Pro

REJUVENATE OUTDOOR TIMBER FURNITURE FOR PERFECT ENTERTAINING

Over time, exposure to sun, wind and rain can leave timber furniture looking grey and weathered – but that doesn’t mean it is beyond repair.

Rejuvenate your outdoor decking with Sikkens wood stain products

THE PERFECT FINISH FOR SUMMER LIVING

The most important step when installing a new deck is thorough seasoning. Seasoning is a natural weathering process that can take between three to six months. During this time, the new timber releases its natural extractives (tannins) which appear as a dark-coloured run-off.

Poolside decking treated with Sikkens wood stains

HOW TO CHOOSE THE CORRECT TIMBER COATING

Spring is the perfect time to prepare the deck for summer, however navigating a seemingly endless range of timber coatings can be daunting for first-time DIYers. Here are some tips to help homeowners choose the perfect finish.

Refurbished railway sleepers using Sikkens Cetol HLSe wood stain

DIY RAILWAY SLEEPERS USING SIKKENS CETOL HLSE

How to spruce up some old railway sleepers for your next garden project.