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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 get concrete cleaning done.  In addition to exposure to the elements, if you have a lot of traffic on your concrete, you’re going to need more […]

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 […]

Concrete Sealing and Staining Part 1: A New Look for Your Concrete

Part one of a series on concrete cleaning focuses on concrete staining.
Why Should You Get Concrete Staining Done?

Why should you get concrete staining done?  Concrete staining can make your patio look like a million dollars, without the million dollar price tag.  When you stain your concrete, you change the color and the appearance of it.  There are two different types of stains, acid-based and paint-based.  Acid based concrete stain has the advantage of being permanent, and will not wear off. […]

Teak Refinishing San Diego

Teak furniture owners looking for Teak Refinishing San Diego have several choices available to them and all have their pros and cons. We, of course, are partial to professional care of teak furniture but we do realize each choice is the right fit for a certain type of consumer. No matter the choice of who refinishes your teak furniture, you will need to be sure that several steps are completed.
Major Steps for Teak Refinishing San Diego
When teak furniture turns gray […]

Teak Sealing Part 2: Protecting Your Teak from the Weather

Part two of a series on teak sealing explores how to protect your outdoor teak furniture from the effects of the weather.
Orange County and Teak Sealing: “Nearly Ideal” Weather

Orange County is blessed with nearly ideal weather.  Notice we said nearly ideal.  During winter, we have some fierce storms sometimes, and we also have the Santa Ana winds in fall.  The Los Angeles area is a coastal desert valley, so all that moisture and wind has to go somewhere.  As a result, […]

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: How to Clean Teak Furniture

Teak cleaning helps to maintain both indoor and outdoor teak furniture.  However, some pieces of teak furniture are more challenging than others.  An armoire for instance.
Indoor Teak Care: Cleaning a Teak Armoire

Teak is a long lasting and durable wood, however, it does require a bit of care.  If you have an antique teak armoire,  there is a good chance it is decades or even centuries old.  What’s an armoire? “A wardrobe, also known as an armoire from the French, is […]

Teak Maintenance 101

Between service visits it is a good idea to enact a program of teak maintenance.  You can do this by following a few easy steps.
What to Do After Teak Refinishing

After you’ve had teak refinishing in Orange County done, what do you do next?  The answer depends on a few factors. Let’s start with decking.  Once a week, it is a good idea to sweep your deck with a regular broom or a dust-mop.  When you sweep, don’t bear down […]

Teak Sealing in Orange County: Preparing for Winter Weather

Teak sealing in Orange County is necessary to protect your teak from the fog and other inclement weather that is common this time of year.
Orange County and Teak Care

Being a temperate coastal desert, Orange County receives a lot of precipitation this time of year.  Rain is common from now until March, and in some cases, we can even have hailstorms.  Even rarer is the odd snowfall.  All of these things combined with the Santa Ana winds can cause damage […]

Teak and Teak Sealing in Orange County Part 3: After Refinishing

Part three of our series on teak sealing in Orange County explores sealing teak after a refinishing job is done.
Why You Should Do Teak Sealing as Part of a Teak Refinishing Project

As a professional teak refinishing service, we do not believe that any teak refinishing project is complete without sealing. Whenever you refinish teak, you want to keep that look as long as you can, otherwise it can start to gray.  We’re past the June Gloom here in Orange […]