CUTEK Extreme CD50

CUTEK® Extreme CD50 Wins Best Wood Stain

Independent trial names CUTEK® Extreme CD50 the best wood deck finish. In October 2014, US based, Professional Deck Builder Magazine completed an independent test of 22 different deck finishes on 6 different species of wood. …

How to Successfully Achieve the “Silver-Look” in Timber

Allowing timber to weather naturally can produce a striking silver-grey appearance. This refined silver-grey is a sought-after look, creating an elegant and natural timber aesthetic. Silvered off timber facades and decks have become increasingly popular…

Timber oil vs stain vs varnish vs paint

There are many types of timber treatments and finishes available. Although each is different, terms such as ‘timber oil, ‘stain’ and ‘varnish’ are often used interchangeably. We examine the properties of some of these popular…

Make your deck a year-round space

During the winter months we often favour indoor spaces leaving decks and exterior areas under-utilised but there are many ways to set up your outdoor deck for year-round living. Here’s our top five! 1. Create…

Maintaining an oceanside deck

Timber decking is a common feature of oceanside homes. The level of required maintenance on an exterior deck is directly proportional to the environmental conditions. Exposure to sun, wind, salt, sand and ocean moisture can…

How to Clean Timber Deck Stains

Spring is the perfect weather for alfresco entertaining; it’s time to take pride in your timber deck. With any type of hospitality, frequent use spills and accidents are inevitable and can stain or damage your…

How to salvage reclaimed wood flooring

Reclaimed wood flooring is a popular choice. The aged patina of the wood is attractive and can achieve a stand-out look when renovating. However, there are some challenges that come with the choice to salvage…