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WoodCream maintenanceUpdated a year ago

Maintenance

In general, we recommend a yearly visual check-up just after the winter season. Please check for the presence of the following:

  • Dirt & green deposits; clean with low-pressure water and a soft brush 
  • Color fading
  • Diminishing water-beading effect; if necessary, apply a maintenance coat according to the instructions.

The frequency of maintenance depends on the weather conditions. 

  • In normal weather conditions: every 5 years  
  • In extreme weather conditions: every 3 years 
  • Frequency according to exposure, geographical situation, solar orientation of the treated wood, wood type, and desired shade. Waterfront, seaside, pilling, wetland, and marshland scenarios sometimes require more frequent maintenance. 

Maintenance instructions 

Preparation

  1. The wood must be cleaned with a mixture of 10% Rubio Monocoat Exterior Wood Cleaner and water. After the use of Rubio Monocoat Exterior Wood Cleaner, clean the surface by using water at low pressure and a soft brush; there is no need for sanding. Consult the accompanying TDS before use. 

Application 

  1. Stir WoodCream well and dilute it with WoodCream Softener in a ratio from 9 parts WoodCream and 1 part WoodCream Softener to max. 1 part WoodCream and 1 part WoodCream Softener in order to achieve the desired result. 
  2. Apply carefully and evenly to the vertical surface with a block brush suitable for water-beading products. Work with the grain in sections approximately 3 to 4 boards wide. It’s best to keep a wet edge. In one motion, use an application brush to perform a final pass, ensuring the WoodCream application is even and consistent. 
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