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How to Know if your teak furniture or hardwood deck is ready for maintenance

One of the most frequent requests we get from current customers is to help determine if their teak furniture or deck is ready for maintenance. While we never mind helping our customers determine the best teak furniture maintenance interval for their particular surroundings, this is also something that most people can do on their own with a few basic questions and answers. In particular:

1) Has the tone of the wood lightened considerably since when it was last sealed?
While all […]

Purchasing Teak Furniture

Guide To Purchasing Teak Furniture

Teak has long been a top choice for outdoor furnishings, due to its buttery gold color and durability. It’s high content of naturally occurring rubber and oils serves as Mother Nature’s weatherproofing, protecting against water, rot and insects, ensuring that your furnishings will last year after year.

But as perfect as teak is for outdoor areas, you should still go through the purchasing process armed with information. Here are five things to consider before taking the plunge with teak.
1. Teak […]

Teak Furniture Covers

Teak Furniture Covers

Should you cover your teak furniture?  This question frequently arises for those who have outdoor teak patio furniture.  The answer is not as simple as “yes” or “no”; it depends on the condition of your furniture, where it is located and what type of cover you use.

Caring For Teak Patio Furniture—Take Care Of Your Investment

If you want to take care of your teak patio furniture, there are a couple of things you can do to keep it looking great.  First, locate […]

Teak Deck Design for City

Transparent vs. Semi-Transparent Sealers

At Teak & Deck Professionals, we are committed to helping our clients understand the best ways to protect their investment in a hardwood deck or teak furniture.  We know that your deck and outdoor furniture represent a significant amount of money, so we want to help you ensure that you take the best care possible of these items.

What Is The Difference Between A Transparent and a Semi-Transparent Sealer?

A transparent sealer is one that is perfectly clear so that it […]

Teak oils can be harmful

Why Teak Oil Can Be Harmful for Your Teak Furniture

Why Teak Oil Can Be Harmful for Your Teak Furniture

At Teak & Deck Professionals, we often hear this question: “Why shouldn’t I use oil to protect my teak furniture?”  We thought we would take a few moments and answer this question.

The Role of Oil in Wood

Have you ever wondered about the science behind furniture polish?  You may have used this product on your indoor furniture for many years without ever really wondering about the role it plays in keeping […]

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 […]

Do it yourself teak maintenance

Teak Maintenance Tips

At Teak & Deck Professionals, we take our job of helping you maintain beautiful outdoor spaces very seriously.  Our quality deck sealers at http://teakanddeck.com/deck-sealers/ and teak maintenance at http://teakanddeck.com/teak-refinishing/teak-maintenance/ are designed to help you keep your entire outdoors looking great for years to come.

Sometimes, we find that a little knowledge is very helpful for homeowners who want to be sure that they are doing the right thing to keep their patio furniture beautiful between maintenance visits.  Here are some tips and facts from us […]

Teak and Deck is Growing

Teak & Deck Professionals Expands to Three Full-Time Crews to Meet Growing Demand

Sometimes being too busy is a great thing!  At Teak & Deck Professionals, we recently expanded our personnel to three full-time crews to meet the growing demands of our customers.  As far as we are concerned, nothing is more important than making sure our customers have everything they need for quality teak restoration and maintenance, deck sealing and repair and cleaning and sealing of other outdoor surfaces.

A Wide Range of Services Means More Commitment

As we expanded our range of […]

Teak & Deck Professionals Adds 1,000 Maintenance Customer

Teak & Deck Professionals is proud to announce that we just added our 1,000th customer who trusts us with their ongoing outdoor maintenance!

Deck & Furniture Maintenance—A Growing Concern

Let’s face it—wood is not getting cheaper.  In fact, putting in a deck or purchasing quality teak furniture today represents a much larger investment than in the past.  There is no way that anyone would want to risk losing that investment when proper maintenance can help preserve their valuable deck or teak furniture for […]

Tips on Refinishing Teak Furniture

Teak furniture is a beautiful addition to your patio or deck.  As seen at http://www.houzz.com/teak-furniture, teak furniture comes in a multitude of styles and shapes to suit any taste and outdoor space.  However, without proper teak furniture maintenance, as seen at  http://furniture.about.com/od/outdoorfurniture/qt/te71009ak.htm, teak furniture may not last and look beautiful year after year.

Some people try to refinish teak furniture themselves.  This is, of course, an option, but when you try to refinish your own teak furniture you may find that you do […]