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Application Guide - old ver

Before applying any of Protek’s products please read and follow the instructions below.

 

DOs

• Allow any previous treatments and coatings to weather before applying any of Protek’s wood stains. For the Royal Superior range it is recommended that you remove any previous treatments or coatings prior to application.

• Allow at least 4 – 6 hours of drying time between applying extra coats. For the Royal Superior range and Decking Stain it is only necessary to allow each coat to dry for a minimum of 2 hours before applying the next coat. After the first coat, further coats should be applied between 2 – 4 hours later or if left longer, sand back lightly before applying the next coat.

• When applying Royal Interior Superior Wood Finish or Decking Stain to floorboards, a top coat of a polyurethane sealant or varnish should be applied to protect against heavy foot traffic.

• For best results apply Royal to timber with a moisture content under 18%.

• Fill deep knots with a water-based wood filler and sand prior to application. Spirit-based fillers and knotting agents are not suitable.

• Clean weathered and dirty wood using water, household detergent and a stiff brush.

• Allow the wood to dry fully before applying the first coat.

• Remove all loose and flaky wood before applying the first coat

• Some planed (finished) timber may require a light sanding before applying the first coat.

• Allow any previous treatments and coatings to weather before applying any of Protek’s wood stains.

• Allow at least 4 – 6 hours of drying time between applying extra coats.

• Allow 24 – 48 hours of drying time before you subject decking to foot traffic.

• Allow 24 – 48 hours of drying time before you use your garden furniture.

• Allow at least 24 hours of drying time before letting animals back in their housing if the internal walls have been coated.

 

DON'Ts

• Do not apply if wet weather is expected within 48 hours.

• Do not apply in temperature below 5°C.

• Do not apply to wet, damp or frozen wood.

• Do not allow the product to freeze.

• Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with the wood stain or the container used.

• Do not allow splashes or drips to dry, clean up with water and detergent immediately.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Protek’s wood stains are easy to apply. The application method is up to you.

 

NB; Stir well before and during use. Splashes and drips can only be cleaned away with detergent and water whilst still wet. To maintain protection and water-proofing retreat as necessary

 

Product Coverage Wood Stain

*Coverage applies to the first coat only and can vary according to the surface. A second coat will require a less amount. Before applying any products you must ensure that all surfaces to be coated are clean, dry and free of mud, ice and bark.

 

 

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