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    Painting decking help

    Gardeners

    Hello, can anyone advise me on painting on decks please.

    I had my decking done last year and this year I wanted to paint. Normally, I use Ronseal Fence paint on my fences, Dark wood in colour. Therefore, I painted my fence with it and used the same one on my decking. I did this so all looks the same, Dark wood in colour.

    As I was clearing the paints after finishing the whole project, I realised on the tin that not to be used on decks.

    I have googled it since then and basically I have done a mistake in doing this without realising.

    Therefore, can anyone advise please if I need to buy another product and which brand to use on top of the paint I have already used so it protects my decking?

    Thank you for the time in reading and advising.

    Asked by Mitul on 6th Jun 2021
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    AM Gardening

    "Hi,
    If your paint is ok on the decking after a year, just use the same coating as its a preservative for wood; companies are trying to make money by selling specialist paints for various woods, but if the coating has lasted just use the same again.
    I hope that helps you

    regards"

    Answered on 9th Jun 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    WW Services

    "If I am correct they only recommend not using on decks as it isn't hard wearing and the footfall will rub off the paint. A deck paint is more hard wearing

    You haven't caused any damage just you won't get lasting results"

    Answered on 9th Jun 2021 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    The Handyman Dundee

    "Cuprinol shades would cover the old paint. You can get it in the likes of B&Q and B&M"

    Answered on 9th Jun 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report

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