Teak Furniture Q & A
I have new teak furniture, should I do teak sealing on it? How long should teak furniture stay outside before I do anything to it, like sealing? What is the procedure to seal my deck or furniture? All good questions, and ones that will be answered below….
Teak Sealing and New Teak Furniture
- I have new teak furniture, should I do teak sealing on it?Absolutely. If you want to keep your teak from weathering, new teak furniture should be sealed. Sealing helps it keep it’s beautiful, natural caramel color.
- How long should teak furniture stay outside before I do anything to it, like sealing?A good rule of thumb is one week before you seal your teak furniture. This allows any leftover manufacturing processes that may interfere with the sealing to be naturally removed by exposure to the elements.
- What is the procedure to seal my teak deck or furniture?The answer to this question depends on how weathered your teak is, however we always recommend a light
sanding to remove any imperfections and make sealing your teak as easy as possible. Then we apply teak sealer to the surface and let it sit awhile.
More Information About Teak Sealing
Teak & Deck Professionals uses a high quality teak sealer. Our customers are extremely satisfied with how it looks as well as how durable it is. We also do not recommend that our customers use a varnish, polyurethane or any glossy finish on their outdoor furniture. The ongoing maintenance and restoration expenses become very costly with these types of finishes. Also, we do not recommend teak oil be used on your furniture. Contrary to what their names may imply, these products will require frequent maintenance and tend to turn black and degrade rapidly.
Why seal your teak? Well, teak sealing helps to protect teak, and this is a good thing. After all, new teak furniture is not cheap. Some teak furniture can run as much as $500 per chair!
What other services can you add to your project? Well one thing is a couple of coats of clear coat sealer to help protect it even further against stains and discoloration. So get started. Get on the phone and call in a professional for teak sealing today.
Teak & Deck Professionals
5355 Avenida Encinas #111
Carlsbad, CA 92008