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How Winter Really Affects Your Teak Furniture or Hardwood Deck

Most people think our rainy season here in Southern California has a bad effect on their outdoor teak furniture or hardwood deck.  It’s actually the strength of the sun, and the number of sunny days that we have, that has a much greater impact on the longevity of your outdoor wood items than the amount […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 https://teakanddeck.com/deck-sealers/ and teak maintenance at https://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 […]

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Teak & Deck Professionals Tips on Sealing and Maintaining Wood Decks

Maintaining your wood deck is one of the most important things you can do to preserve your home’s value.  A home Deck add great value to homes; in fact, a recent survey  suggested that decks can cause homeowners to recoup nearly 81 percent of their investment!  Therefore, adding a deck makes sense if you are thinking […]

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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 […]

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Concrete Sealing and Staining Part 3: Final Thoughts

How Often Should You Clean Your Concrete? Part three of a series on concrete cleaning explores some final points. How often should you clean your concrete?  Well, that depends on a few factors.  First off, what sort of conditions is your concrete exposed to?  Intense sunlight and inclement weather can determine when you want to […]

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