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    Sticky: "Napisan will never remove a water based finishes that has failed"

    Video 5...How do I use Naked Strip? - YouTube

    In response to your post. Napisan will never remove a water based finishes, it doesn't matter if it's peeling. A pressure cleaner can mechanically be...
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    Sticky: Cutek - How to videos now on Youtube

    Cutek- Why use ,How To Use, When to use. We try and answer all questions in a simple informative way. Please have a look.


    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIIHRatB4qMnXW5Mh0dpnJw/videos
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    Sticky: Cutek CD50 Migrating Through Red Iron Bark

    Australian Red Ironbark known to be one of Australia's denses timbers. This what happened when Cutek CD50 was inserted into a 10 cm hole drilled into the end grain after 4 months.


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    Sticky: Test Timber Penetration - It's easy any wood expert can do it.

    Try testing how timber finishes penetrates and diffuses through hardwood by a simple experiment. Drill a 5 mill hole in say Merbau as shown below. Fill it carefully with a syringe using the finishes...
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    Sticky: There is no reason why a pack of timber has to be...

    There is no reason why a pack of timber has to be unpacked before use unless you are pre coating with a timber stabilizer oil or you are air drying green timber.
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    Sticky: Unfortunately no cleaner is going to get that...

    Unfortunately no cleaner is going to get that off. After 5 years of accumulated film forming coatings you are never going to see the timber grain, it all looks like a bad paint job. It's time to...
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    Sticky: This coating is guaranteed not to peel for two years but what happens after that ???

    Fingers crossed you don't have to sand your deck back to bare and start replacing rotten boards timber after 5 years if you are lucky. If you apply 2 coats every year that's 11 coats of paint sitting...
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    Sticky: Cutek Oils vs Traditional Film Forming Coatings

    Please see attached photo.
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    Sticky: Hi Guys, A customer has asked me to solve this...

    Hi Guys,

    A customer has asked me to solve this problem, this algae is slowing taking over the house starting in the southern shady side. I have tried to remove it with ProClean and did not budge...
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    Sticky: Don't Paint a Deck- It's Old School

    I think it's irresponsible suggesting to paint decks when the consequences are peeling finishes, trapping moisture and reduced service life. " Water is timbers greatest enemy" " Constant high...
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    Sticky: Cutek Support Call 23.07.2015 - Please help I don't know how to advice client.

    We received a email asking for help, I need Renovate Forum to help respond.


    Client asked

    "We were wondering if you know what could be causing this because we would like to stop it if at...
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    Sticky: Stripping failed finishes is never easy.Yes, your...

    Stripping failed finishes is never easy.Yes, your right it may need more Proclean and it would be look better if you sanded. How much time do you want to spend? This process took less then 15 mins....
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    Sticky: Cutek Woodcare Paint Stripping Deck Cleaning

    DMLKeys,

    Follow the below link to Proclean MSDS Sheet this has the major ingredients listed on it.

    http://www.cutek.com.au/msds/MSDS%20Cutek%20Proclean.pdf

    PROJECT - Maranoa Council...
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    Sticky: [QUOTE=DMLKeys;977130]I can't thank you enough....

    [QUOTE=DMLKeys;977130]I can't thank you enough. We live in a world where poo can be packaged as chocolate cake and re-branded :)
    Strangerep, do you know if the Coles/Woolies homebrand version of...
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    Sticky: Why don't you try Proclean it's by far the...

    Why don't you try Proclean it's by far the strongest timber cleaner in the market, grab a free test pot and try it out for your self available at Cutek resellers. We also provide free Cutek CD50 test...
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    Sticky: Sorry I can't reveal the brand just to say its...

    Sorry I can't reveal the brand just to say its only been out a year or two max sold at Bunnings. I am the Cutek Rep and I don't knock other products, I categories all film forming finish as the same....
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    Sticky: Film Forming Finish Rotting Timber in Just 6 month

    This iconic cafe built in Jan 2015 with merbau decking in Nth Queensland is starting to show the signs of depleting service life, due to the very popular film forming finish
    used to coat the deck....
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    Sticky: Hi Ringtail, I think you just like sanding...

    Hi Ringtail,
    I think you just like sanding decks, because there is no reason to ever sand a Cutek deck unless it wasn't prepared properly before the Cutek was coated on the deck.
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    Sticky: Hi Jim, You finally admit that the product you...

    Hi Jim, You finally admit that the product you use eventually fails and needs to sanded at a great expense. How does your customer feel when you hit them up with 2 restoration bills? With the he...
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    Sticky: Cutek may not be as expensive as it initially...

    Cutek may not be as expensive as it initially seems, let me explain. The spread rate can vary depending on the substrate of the timber, for example a new merbau/quilla hardwood deck is 20m2 per 1...
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    Sticky: How clean is clean? Cutek is Australian owned,...

    How clean is clean? Cutek is Australian owned, penetrating, stabilising, water repellant and a aesthetically pleasing woodcare finish. Cutek never peels only requires a simple wash down and one coat...
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    Sticky: Wood preservatives CCA, ACQ, LOSP, and Creosote...

    Wood preservatives CCA, ACQ, LOSP, and Creosote are all poisons, when insects eat the timber they die. Boring insects that lay their eggs in timber will not die unless they eat the timber. Epoxy is...
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    Sticky: There is something about building practices when...

    There is something about building practices when constructing timber outdoor structures exposed to the weather. Using the right materials and best building practices like the old days when timber...
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    Sticky: Cutek - Extending the Service Life of Outdoor Structures

    Hi Gyrex,
    However you decide to prepare your timber decking boards it must have no barriers to penetration eg previous failed coatings and even moisture. The more work you put into the preparation...
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    Sticky: Hi Field, Thankyou for adding your post and I am...

    Hi Field,
    Thankyou for adding your post and I am happy to answer any questions.
    Firstly Cutek is a penetrating oil, therefore there must be no barrier to penetration such as a failed previous...
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    Sticky: Here is a money, time and labour saving idea!

    Pre-coat your decking boards, joists, posts & bearers with Cutek CD50 before construction ;
    - Protect the timber from weathering and onsite staining from day 1
    - Extend the service life by...
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    Sticky: "Water is Timber's Greatest Enemy"

    In response to the previous tread. I agree that film forming finishes are the best at retaining colour, some people believe that its the most important aspect in timber coatings. However I have...
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    Sticky: Hi John, I would be interested to see the...

    Hi John,

    I would be interested to see the percentage of solvents on each product. Some products have up to 60% kerosene or solvents, these products dry very fast and all that solvent goes into the...
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    Sticky: Hi John from All Exterior Cleaning, Thanks for...

    Hi John from All Exterior Cleaning,
    Thanks for that research I have always wanted to do it myself. What I can see, is that most products either have solvents, white spirits which causes the oil to...
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    Sticky: Hi Emdeme, This timber deck has been maintained...

    Hi Emdeme,
    This timber deck has been maintained regularly over the last twelve years with Cutek CD50, the deck is in Brisbanes and has been exposed to full weather. This deck has been stripped of...
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    Sticky: Water is Timbers Greatest Enemy. Which coating fail to protect the timber?

    http://www.renovateforum.com/attachments/f196/101390-cleaning-oiling-your-deck-img_2121.jpg...
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    In my profile I state that I am a Cutek...

    In my profile I state that I am a Cutek Distributor. I am also the director of Australian Timber & Deck Maintenance with 14 years of commercial experience restoring timber. If its OK to say I used...
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    What to do with a Cedar Garage Door?

    What to do with a Cedar Garage Door so it does not look like this.

    This door has been maintained reasonably regularly for the last 9 years. The door has been coated about 15 times with a commonly...
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    Sticky: We describe Cutek as a Stabilizing Oil because if...

    We describe Cutek as a Stabilizing Oil because if is an effective water proofer. Shrinkage and swelling may occur when the moisture content of the timber has changed. When you minimise the change in...
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    Sticky: Change Products - if it fails the first time it will fail again

    Hi

    In reply to boggo's question "What should I do with this deck?"

    Unfortunately you are not alone, I have seen this same problem so many times. Before I go on with my thoughts on the matter I...
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    Sticky: Is water wood's greatest enemy or is it the sun?

    I am only new to this so bear with me. I thought this wood be a good topic of debate. Many wood care coating manufacturers tell us that they add UV additives, is it to protect the timber? or protect...
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    Sticky: How does the deck look now? How many times have you maintained it?

    This is my first message, learning how it works. Its been a while since you completed this project, can you give me a summary on how many times the deck has been maintained & how it looks now, has...
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    Gi Day from Rainy Queensland

    I have been a inactive member of the Wood Workers Forum for too many years, my apologies. My specialty is caring and finishing exterior timbers in the most extreme enviroments from the rain forests...
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