Teak Maintenance

Teak Deck Maintenance

Teak Deck Maintenance

Teak Deck Maintenance Quality teak decking can serve decades when properly maintained or it can be ruined in one year.┬áProper caring has been discussed on the Net many times, but as in other subjects there are opinions that may guide you into the wrong direction. First thing to remember is the fact that teak is […]

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Worn Out Seams And Plugs

Worn Out Seams And Plugs

Worn Out Seams And Plugs If seams are worn enough to the point where caulking is gone and many screw heads are exposed you have to figure how much of actual teak is left. If the deck was originally 1/2 inches thick with 1/4 inch deep groove for caulk, the remaining teak is only 1/4 […]

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Caulk Separating From Teak

Caulk Separating From Teak

Caulk Separating From Teak,┬áLeaking Seams Leaking seams may just need some re-caulking or in worst case the deck has to be re-done. Even small leaks or water penetration can be detected by hosing the deck and observing how it dries. Where teak or seam stays wet longer than deck around should be carefully inspected for […]

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Loose or Missing Plugs Over Screw Heads

Loose or Missing Plugs Over Screw Heads

Loose or Missing Plugs Over Screw Heads This is probably the easiest of the problems to fix, but if it’s happening at the same time as the seams having already been worn out, you are facing a bigger job. But let’s assume your deck seams are still good. A sign for loose plug is black […]

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