Teak Furniture Sealing

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 […]

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 […]

Teak and Teak Sealing in Orange County Part 2: New Teak Furniture

Part two of our series on teak sealing in Orange County, explores when you should seal teak furniture.  The answer depends on whether it is indoors or outdoors. Be sure to read part one of this series as well as part three.
When Should You Seal New Teak Furniture?

When you should seal new teak furniture depends on whether it is indoor teak or outdoor teak.  If if is indoor teak furniture, sealing can be at any time, and is done […]

Teak Care Part 3: Teak Maintenance and Upkeep

Sometimes, you can do easy teak maintenance on your own. Part three of our series explores some things that you can do between visits from your teak service.
Teak Maintenance: Teak Decks
Sweep your deck once a week to remove grit, dust, or sand. One of the questions we get a lot from our newer customers is: “Should I scrub my teak deck?” If you want to scrub your deck, remember that your deck needs to be treated with the proper […]

Teak Care Part 1: Teak Furniture

This three part series explores some general advice on teak care and maintenance. So, let’s begin.
Should I Seal New Teak Furniture?

You want to be careful where a teak deck is concerned as varnishes and other treatments can cause teak to become super slippery and thus may cause injuries.  However, unlike a teak deck, teak furniture doesn’t need to be slip resistant.   Teak woof is highly durable, and can last a long time.  However, as it ages, just as we […]

Teak Refinishing Now on Thumbtack.com

Teak & Deck Professionals is now featured on Thumbtack.com as a trusted teak furniture refinisher in Southern California. With over 14 years of experience treating teak and other fine outdoor woods of all types, Teak & Deck Professionals is a premium restorer and maintainer for both residential and commercial settings.  With one simple call, we can answer all of your outdoor wood maintenance questions and concerns and often times present a customized quote during that initial call. Give us […]

Teak Refinishing Rancho Santa Fe

Teak Refinishing Rancho Santa Fe is our speciality! Serving the residents of Rancho Santa Fe and all of San Diego County for the past 13 years, Teak & Deck Professionals is the clear choice for refinishing your fine teak furniture pieces.  We can handle any and all teak restoration challenges with the ability to maintain your pieces for years to come once they have been properly restored. Give us a call at 800-517-9362 and see how easy we are […]

Should You Seal New Teak Furniture?

To Seal or Not Seal new teak furniture?
A question we get all the time in our office is whether or not new teak furniture should be sealed. The simplest answer is a resounding ‘yes’ but there are reasons why some people may not choose to seal their pieces when new. Here are the top 3 reasons to seal pieces when new, along with reasons for not sealing as well.

1) Keep your teak furniture looking like-new all the time – […]