b'step by stepReseneFoundry deck rescueGive a tired deck a new look. Brought to you by the experts at Hirepool.Step 1 Clear the decks, literally. Remove all furniture and pots. Large filled pots are very heavy so remove with a trolley to save your back. Step 2Sweep the deck with a stiff broom, and pick dirt and debris from corners and cracks with a putty knife. Step 3Scrub any mouldy areas with Resene Moss & Mould Killer, and then wash with Resene Timber and Deck Wash. Rinse off with a garden hose or low-pressure water blaster. DO NOT use a high-You will need: pressure water blaster as this will fur up the timber grain. Sand A trolley to shift any largethe deck if needed to smooth rough spots or remove old stain. Wide paint brush*pots Resene Moss & Mould Killer Use a belt sander for spot sanding or a floor sander for an entire deck. Begin sanding across the woods grain, then diagonally, and A stiff broomResene Timber and Deck finish by going with the grain. Before you sand, make sure all A putty knife Wash the nail heads are below the surface or the sandpaper will catchand tear.Garden hose or soft-pressureResene Woodsman Deckingwater blaster Stain in your selected colour, Resene Kwila Timber Stain orStep 4Belt sander for a natural oiled look Resene Hammer Furniture and Decking Oil Applythefinishofyourchoice,eitherReseneDeckingandFurniture Oil or a stain from the Resene Woodsman Decking Stain * Generally a 63-88mm brush is best. Brushing is necessary everyrange (we used Resene Woodsman Decking Stain Sheer Black). couple of years to get the stain into the edges and end grain. Rolling orDark stains are good for disguising discoloured areas common in using a deck pad also works well and is much quicker than brushing. aged, weathered timber, particularly cedar. Resene Ifyouareusingadarkcolour,considerchoosingaResene Quarter Fossil CoolColourformulatedwithspecialpigmenttechnologyto reflect more heat than a standard stain colour.82'