Wooden Fence Care

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Protecting your new cedar or pressure treated (PT) woodwork from the elements will significantly extend its longevity.

Sealing your wooden deck

This can be achieved by applying a sealant that penetrates and coats the wood. Oil based sealants are recommended over water based sealants. They easily penetrate the wood deep into the grain and have a higher resistance to the elements. Oil based sealants maintain a more even finish and require less maintenance.

How, and at what frequency to seal

Sealants should be applied at least a month after the fence or deck is constructed in order to allow for the internal moisture to escape & pressure treating chemical to air out. When applying sealants, ensure the wood is completely dry & make sure to follow the manufacturer instructions as product specifications may vary.