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by compact
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Cedar cladding fading how to revive?
Replies: 0
Views: 587

Cedar cladding fading how to revive?

We've put up a cedar clad wall 6 weeks ago and forgot about protecting it. We love the original red cedar colour, t that has started to fade. We're going to buy the osmo uv protect, however what can we do to get the original red back? Hopefully my photos show the wall, the water ingress from cuts an...
by compact
Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: 2yr old oak window advice please
Replies: 11
Views: 4488

Re: 2yr old oak window advice please

Hi Thanks for the replies So with the window ledges, which are looking rather weathered and grey, how much sanding/scraping should I do. Back to youthful looking pale wood? For the areas that don't looked weathered, how much sanding and re-coat should I do? Should I Sand by hand or with tool and is ...
by compact
Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:26 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: 2yr old oak window advice please
Replies: 11
Views: 4488

Re: 2yr old oak window advice please

Apologises, just noticed on the receipt it was Sadolion we used (I intend to get more involved in the windows this year..)

It had
1. End Grain Sealant
2. Sadolin Wood Preserver
3. 4/5 coats of your chosen Sadolin Extra Durable Cleat Coat Satin Protection.
by compact
Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:21 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: 2yr old oak window advice please
Replies: 11
Views: 4488

Re: 2yr old oak window advice please

Cheers i've uploaded them all to Flickr as well (hopefully that photostream works) https://www.flickr.com/photos/34102006@N03/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; The company have been on the phone checking up on them and will be sending someone round. Just want to know 1) How much is my ...
by compact
Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: 2yr old oak window advice please
Replies: 11
Views: 4488

2yr old oak window advice please

Hi I had some Oaks windows fitted 2 years ago. I chose sickens for the finish. Unfortunately I've not been around to do much with them S As you can see from the photos they have suffered. First quick question, would you expect this after 2 years. Second and more importantly what can I do to save the...