Preparation is one of the most important jobs undertaken when preserving or enhancing timber. A poorly prepared or unclean surface will compromise the performance of any top coat you may apply, so it’s important to follow all the relevant product preparation and application
guidelines to get the best outcome for your timber project.
For new, unweathered exterior timber
Simply Woodcare Rapid Prep is a dual-function, purpose-built application for new, unweathered exterior timber. Rapid Prep efficiently cleans, removes surface tannins, dirt, extractives, and possible mill glaze allowing for the application of finishing coats within 24 hours once dry.
- Allows immediate coating onto new timber
- Ideal for use on decking and exterior timber surfaces. Recommended for spotted gum and
- Recoat once completely dry in approx. 24 hours
For weathered timbers
Simply Woodcare Wood Cleaner cleans, revives, and restores grey and weathered* timber, removing tannin and water stains prior to coating.
When cleaning weathered grey timber, let the surface soak for at least 30 mins by wetting with water prior to cleaning. For severely weathered grey timber a repeat application may be necessary.
* Please note: Weathered timber requires a minimum of 6 weeks weathering
Ideal for use on decking, outdoor furniture, weatherboards, cladding, fences and external
Decking Oil & Stain
Featuring an advanced formulation to repel water, mould, algae and UV rays, this solvent‑based Simply Woodcare Exterior Decking Oil preserves and protects timber from the destructive effects of weathering. Simply Woodcare Decking Oil is tintable to a wide range of colours, making it ideal
for use as a decking and exterior timber stain that provides a natural or semi-transparent finish.
- Coverage; Up to 10m2/litre
- Re-coat after 24 hours
- Turps wash-up
- Apply with brush or lambswool applicator
- 2 Coats
- Touch dry in 8 hours, recoat in 24 hours
For use on all exterior decking. Can also be used on steps, fences, outdoor furniture, gates, screens, doors, window frames and pergolas.
Tinting is available as a special order with a fast turn around.
Dexpress Deck & Timber Stain – Superior Decking Finish
The Hybrid Polymer technology in Simply Woodcare
Dexpress delivers exceptional durability and UV resistance along with resistance to peeling, cracking and moisture absorption.
- Proven to withstand the harsh Australian climate
- UV & mould resistant
Tip: You can increase performance by using a colour that matches the type of timber. For example, using Dexpress Merbau on Merbau timber.
Ideal for use on:
- Outdoor furniture
- Window frames
- Pergolas and external timber.
Coverage: Up to 12m²/L
We can gladly order in a tint with fast turnaround to suit your job.
Dexpress is now in stock at NHS.