Woodcare made easy

What is better than relaxing on a well-cared-for wooden terrace, enjoying the fruits of your DIY work?

During warm summer months we want to enjoy activities outdoors: after all, outside the house and in the garden there is always something to do. For example, the routine application of protective oil or a weather-proof coating to a wooden terrace. That way, not only does it stay beautiful, but the surface also feels more comfortable on bare feet and the risk of getting a splinter is reduced. Wooden garden furniture also needs to be treated because it has to deal with all manner of adverse factors: downpours, humidity, the blazing sun, temperature fluctuations: it‘s no wonder that after a while it starts to go grey and start splitting.

A protective coating helps to keep the precious natural material beautiful and intact for the long term.


Before using any oil or finishes, a little preparation is needed. Remove dirt, moss and algae with water and a wire brush. Special de-greying agents can be applied to combat greying. Once the wood has been thoroughly cleaned and is dry, the application of the protective layer can begin - whether this is oil or a weatherproof coating depends on the original coating used.

It is best to carry out the work in warm, dry weather because the wood should not be damp when the coating is being applied. 

Don't forget to remove the dirt and sand the surface!

Comprehensive protection and care

A first coat or freshen-up is more fun and quicker than with a brush or roller, if you use a spray gun – either one exterior coat and then a finish coat or a universal spray gun with a high spray delivery (particularly suitable for large areas, such as a wooden terrace). Even in hard-to-reach tight recesses such as the braces on a wooden chair, protective oils, coatings and finishes can be cleanly, sparingly and evenly applied by spraying. The weatherproofing reaches all the wood pores and even the first application achieves a homogenous, sealed layer. After the entire area has been sprayed, it should be left for 24 hours to dry. If necessary, any surfaces that need extra protection can be sprayed a second time.

Quick and comfortable

The use of spraying systems offers significant advantages in terms of time-saving, compared to working with brushes and rollers.
In addition, narrow gaps and edges on metal or wooden garden furniture or fences are reached much more effectively than with other tools. So you can be certain that the protection of surfaces in the open air does not end with hard-to-reach areas.

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