Decks are best left unfinished but should be carefully maintained, if full life expectancy is to be achieved. This means committing to a regular schedule and sticking to it! My recommendations are as follows: KEEP IT CLEAN. Dirt, grease, mold, algae, and grime in general will drastically shorten the life of a teak deck
General Care & Maintenance. One of the many advantages of choosing a synthetic teak deck is that it is easy to maintain. is made using Ultra Violet stabilised, outdoor grade PVC, unlike real teak it will not fade, crack, warp or need a rigorous maintenance regime to keep it looking good season after..
Teak Deck Maintenance. The teak deck should be part of your boats character. However after a few weeks the teak will turn greyish. A smooth silvery grey deck is probably what most people like to see but the reality is often something quite different! For some years we have had enquiries for Boracol 10Rh from yacht owners..
Teakwonder..Semco.whatever, does the trick. . Beware of soap damage when scrubbing down . Soap is a wetting agent.. attracts moisture, promotes mold. Its a base chemical on the PH scale.. Your hands get slippery and your scrub brush becomes difficult to drive . Don't wash your decks with soap !How often do you clean Teak? - Yachting and Boating World
Sep 22, 2017 . Decking then looks good for a period before we repeat the scrubbing because the decks got dirty again. Keeping to a barefoot policy on board helps extend the intervals between cleaning. We don't treat the teak with anything: teak oil would be messy and get tracked everywhere and the other treatments..
Without care and attention your teak decks will lose their rich colour and turn grey which will give a dirty appearance. This will eventually turn green attracting mildew. Cleaning teak decks must be done in the correct way to avoid harm. Excess scrubbing and the use of power washes will remove the teaks natural oils which..
Apr 29, 2005 . I'll never really understand the allure of teak decks. It's true they give good footing if they aren't varnished and wet, but there are other solutions for
Less is more is our philosophy with teak decks. Every owner has their own idea of how their decks should be treated. Universally, the method of cleaning teak decks is to use a soft scotchbrite pad with a cleaning agent against the grain. Not every deck is the same nor has every deck been maintained the same. We tailor our..
Teak Deck Care & Repair -- Bill Adams, Free State Yachts The secret of teak decks and their proper care often is requested. Free State Yachts (FSY) even holds classes at the Chesapeake Rendezvous now to explain proper care and maintenance to owners. With light to moderate carpentry skills owners can do teak deck..
Dec 6, 2014 . I am often asked; Aren't teak decks a lot of work? (Bill Full here) The simple truth is and the right answer is NO! The tendency is for people to over maintain teak decks, scrubbing them frequently, using 2 part teak brighteners etc. that cause notable wear to the wood. Two part cleaners are also hard on the..
Aug 5, 2016 . Whenever you sail the boat, wash it down with soapy water afterwards. As the teak begins to get dirty again, all you need to do is add some oxalic acid to your soapy water and you'll be pleased to see how much this lightens up the decking. If the teak is stained, with oily substances in particular, the above..
Teak that isn't introduced to pollution will age gracefully, developing a beautiful grey patina. However, boats are impossible to keep away from pollutants, so they will commonly develop black and dark stains if not cared for fastidiously. Depending on the damage, there are 3 options for cleaning. The simplest, cheapest..