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What is kwila oil?

What is kwila oil?

Supreme Garden Furniture Oil is a premium, “oil rich”, fast-drying, furniture oil. It is designed to protect your furniture while enriching and prolonging the timbers natural colour.

Should you oil kwila decking?

We recommend the boards be end-sealed with a quality penetrating oil as soon as possible after cutting and before final installation. In order to minimise surface checking, cupping and discolouration it is recommended Kwila decking be coated on all four sides prior to being laid.

Should I oil or stain Kwila?

If your deck is Kwila, for example, you may want to use an oil to preserve its deep red-brown hue. Wood stains add colour. So if you want to enhance your timber with a new colour, or if your deck is very weathered, a stain could be the way forward.

Do you need to stain Kwila?

About six weeks after we’ve finished building your kwila deck we highly recommend you stain it. There are different shades of stains to choose from, We use Cabots natural stain we found this brings the kwila back to the original colour, If your kwila deck was a silver colour you would need a darker stain.

What oil do you use for kwila decking?

For a natural, oiled finish use Resene Furniture and Decking Oil. To enhance and retain the natural colour of Kwila and other hardwoods use Resene Kwila Timber Stain. Allow for a second application after 3-4 months.

Should I oil or stain kwila?

Which deck oil lasts the longest?

Intergrain UltraDeck Timber Oil lasts 3x longer than traditional oil based decking oils. Higher levels of pigment mean UltraDeck Timber Stain will last even longer. Intergrain UltraDeck Timber Oil lasts 3x longer than traditional oil based decking oils.

Is it better to oil or stain decking?

Due to the deep penetration into the wood and its effectiveness at sealing the water out, decking oils provide excellent protection against mould and fungus. As well as doing brilliantly at their intended purpose to change the colour of the wood, decking stains can also provide a high level of UV protection.

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