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How To Restore Teak

San Diego Teak Refinishing in the Summer Months

This time of year is especially trying for San Diego Teak Refinishing. Why? With the season’s warmer temperatures, many customers of properly maintained teak will experience the unsightly appearance of naturally occurring teak oil on their wood surfaces. Naturally occurring teak oil (not the kind purchased at retail!) will make furniture look splotchy and can even cause drips onto cushions and patios. Not what most teak owners are looking for out of their beautiful teak furniture!

Teak Oil & San Diego […]

Concrete Sealing and Staining Part 2: Clean it Up

Part two of a series on concrete cleaning focuses on how to clean concrete.
How Do I Clean My Concrete?

A lot of people want to know “how do I clean my concrete?” First off, understand that concrete is porous.  Also understand that it is a very tough and hard material.  Unlike when you clean your teak, you don’t have to worry about scrubbing too hard when you clean your concrete.  Like teak cleaning, you can use a high pressure hose and detergent […]

Teak Sealing Part 1: Protecting Outdoor Teak From Man-Made Problems

Teak sealing helps to protect your teak from a multitude of problems, both natural and man-made.
Pollution and Teak Sealing

If you live anywhere in or near Orange County, California, as  you’re aware, sometimes pollution is a problem. Because of being surrounded by mountains, Los Angeles has a pollution problem that spreads throughout Orange County as well as out east to Riverside.  The effects of pollution on one’s health are fairly well-documented, but what is the effect of air pollution on […]

Teak Cleaning

Teak cleaning is not just for your teak deck, it is also for your furniture.
When You Should Do Teak Furniture Cleaning

It’s a beautiful day in Orange County, as it often is.  The sun is shining and it’s time to go outside and enjoy your new teak outdoor furniture.  But one question comes to mind, do you know how to care for it? Teak furniture cleaning is really quite simple.

If you leave your garden teak furniture outdoors, in about three […]

Teak Refinishing: Part of a Good Home Maintenance Program

Home maintenance is more than just teak refinishing.  This article explores some tips to keep your home safe and clean.
Home Maintenance: Clean Your Teak Too

Most people don’t know that allergens abound in a lot of homes.  It’s an urban legend regarding toilet seats and their dangers, right?  Maybe not.  Staph infections can occur from contaminated surfaces and that includes toilets.  Dust, grit, mold and other contaminants are found both in and outside of your home.  Where teak cleaning is […]

Teak Care for Furniture and Flooring

Teak is a versatile wood, however, if you’re like most people, it can be broken down into two main categories:  furniture and flooring.  This article will explore proper care for both.
Orange County and Teak Maintenance

Teak furniture fits into two categories:  indoor teak, and outdoor teak.  As a rule, indoor teak is already varnished and sealed, so it usually requires nominal cleaning every now and then.  Usually, dusting will suffice.  Outdoor furniture requires a bit more teak maintenance.  We’ve covered […]

More Teak Cleaning Myths

Our last article was about myths regarding teak cleaning. This article continues this thread, as there is a lot of misinformation out there. Let’s start with citrus.
Why Anything Citrus-Based Should NOT Be Used in Teak Care

Myth:  There’s nothing like orange oil to bring out the natural shine in wood.  It can both clean your teak and make it shine.

Fact:  A teak cleaning service like ours knows this is incorrect for so many reasons.  First off, orange oil does make […]

Teak Cleaning and Orange County Weather

With warmer weather, you’re going to need teak cleaning done fairly quickly.  Why?  Well, if you have a deck and patio furniture, you want to use it, and one of the best ways to use it is to throw an outdoor party.
When to Do Teak Cleaning, and Why You Should

Teak care helps keep teak at its peak condition.  You live in California, not the stuffy East Coast, so  you want teak that is a rich caramel color, not, that […]