Comments on: Ipe Deck Finish: 5 things not to do http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/ Where Product Drives the Painting Process Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:04:42 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 By: Sur Plus Blog http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/#comment-172055 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:04:42 +0000 http://topcoatreview.com/?p=943#comment-172055 Review Of The Itasca Women 39 S Cedar Insulated 200

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By: Scott Burt http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/#comment-171355 Sat, 17 Jun 2017 12:10:24 +0000 http://topcoatreview.com/?p=943#comment-171355 If you don’t oil it, it will turn gray. It will probably never rot but will dry out and get splintery over time. If you oil, it will look and feel much nicer but require maintenance to keep that way.

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By: Scott http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/#comment-170878 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 02:01:47 +0000 http://topcoatreview.com/?p=943#comment-170878 Hi Scott, Scott here in BC, Canada. Great name! I have a small deck, eight feet off the ground which I replaced the surface of last year with pt 6″ decking. 95% of the deck has an aluminum roof over it. I’ve waited a year to seal the wood but wondered if I even need to seal it at all? There is only a 4′ square area corner that is exposed to much weather. I pressure washed it and used ’30 Seconds’ on it. (Didn’t realize it was bleach so I’ve lost the natural colouring in one corner. Sad about that. ) So seal or not to seal? That’s the question. Of course now one corner will be brighter.

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By: Gary http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/#comment-167565 Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:37:30 +0000 http://topcoatreview.com/?p=943#comment-167565 I have a sunroom with Ipe tongue-in-groove flooring. It’s a great rustic look in a totally enclosed heated/AC room, so it is essentially indoor flooring. It’s about eight years old and all I have done is vacuum regularly and mop with Bona products occasionally. The finish has started to fade/dull somewhat and I want to re-coat the floor with Penofin (as was used originally). One area has a rug so it has aged a little differently than the rest, and there are a few minor water spots from where some houseplants leaked a little. Should I sand the entire floor before re-coating it? If so, what grit do you recommend? Any other tips or cautions, other then the typical ones for sealing Ipe? Thanks!

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By: Gloves Blog http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/#comment-161583 Thu, 03 Nov 2016 14:17:31 +0000 http://topcoatreview.com/?p=943#comment-161583 Let The Breeze Do

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By: Chris Haught http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/#comment-151727 Sat, 20 Aug 2016 18:02:11 +0000 http://topcoatreview.com/?p=943#comment-151727 Hi Heather, you might be interested in visiting Scott’s other site, IPE Help, here is an article that touches on that subject.

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By: Heather http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/#comment-151721 Sat, 20 Aug 2016 14:38:09 +0000 http://topcoatreview.com/?p=943#comment-151721 Scott- we live in Colorado and have extreme conditions. We have an ipe deck that is very large. It seems very dry and the color is grey. How should we go about prepping it (cleaning) and finishing it? I see you recommend certain oils but is there a specific method of cleaning and oil for weather that we have here. Please advise and thank you in advance.

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By: Scott Burt http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/#comment-150980 Sun, 14 Aug 2016 10:46:10 +0000 http://topcoatreview.com/?p=943#comment-150980 Hi Candice, hard to say without seeing pictures but it sounds like it may be weathering out and due for seasonal maintenance. Visit ipehelp.com if you want to research and explore further.

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By: Candice http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/#comment-150917 Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:02:21 +0000 http://topcoatreview.com/?p=943#comment-150917 Hello Scott,
Got a new Ipe deck last fall. The guys applied Penofin Penetrating Oil to it in the final step. The deck had a warm lovely finish. In the coming months, there was other construction done in the backyard and the deck was very dirty as a result. A couple months ago, in an effort to get it clean, I used a power washer (40 degree nozzle…tolerable to my own feet, not too much pressure) to clean it. Immediately after, it looked much better. But then I noticed it started to look very dull. Did the power washer remove all the oil? What do I do now? Is my deck being damaged in the meantime by the valley’s intense sun all day?

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By: Engineered Blog http://topcoatreview.com/2011/06/ipe-deck-finish-5-things-not-to-do/#comment-150292 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 23:09:49 +0000 http://topcoatreview.com/?p=943#comment-150292 Deck Railing Synthetic Wood Kit Chestnut Railing Handrail 42 6

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