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New Ipe installation advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karl Harrison Aug 16. 7 Replies

have just won a contract to install my first Ipe deck.Initial question - oiling and treatment. Should we apply oil as soon as it is laid, eg Deks Olje 1, after one year or not at all? Or what??Thanks.Continue

Removing old, failing decking 'paint'

Started this discussion. Last reply by Harry Montana Dec 11, 2012. 8 Replies

Any advice on best way to remove what looks like decking paint from a deck, prior to re-treating. It is flaking off already so am considering wetting and scraping off, but is there a better way,…Continue

 

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Karl Harrison replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion New Ipe installation advice
"Cupping is due mainly to 2 factors. 1. The way the board has been cut from the log, tangentially or flat sawn (99% of decking) is where you will see the most movement and 1/4 cut has almost no movement. The cost of 1/4 creates lots of waste and…"
Aug 16
Mark Hennell, Turtle Productions replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion New Ipe installation advice
"Hi Jeremy We've just put our first Ipe deck down and, with Amy's post above, found two boards starting to cup within days following the recent heat-wave we've had in the UK. We solved the problem by soaking the board (it then laid…"
Aug 16
Amy O'Hara replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion New Ipe installation advice
"It's not consistent, but here in the States (where ipe is wildly popular) we're hearing more and more contractors telling us they're sealing all four sides of the planks before installation.  The thinking is that the planks…"
Jul 3
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New Ipe installation advice

have just won a contract to install my first Ipe deck.Initial question - oiling and treatment. Should we apply oil as soon as it is laid, eg Deks Olje 1, after one year or not at all? Or what??Thanks.See More
Jun 26, 2013
Jeremy Bevan replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion New Ipe installation advice
"Thomas A very helpful and comprehensive post - Thank you very much! Jeremy "
May 24, 2013
Thomas Rathbone replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion New Ipe installation advice
"Hi Jeremy Sorry its taken a while to reply to your question, been frantically busy, This is very much a personal thing and will come down to what the client wants. What you will find with Ipe, is that it will weather very quickly, starting…"
May 24, 2013
Jeremy Bevan replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion New Ipe installation advice
"Thanks Karl"
May 15, 2013
Karl Harrison replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion New Ipe installation advice
"I prefer to oil my decks, you don't have too but it does offer a good level of protection and makes the timber look great, the best oil is certainly Owatrol and D1 or perhaps D1 Pro. I would have a chat with Thomas…"
May 14, 2013
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May 14, 2013
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New Ipe installation advice

have just won a contract to install my first Ipe deck.Initial question - oiling and treatment. Should we apply oil as soon as it is laid, eg Deks Olje 1, after one year or not at all? Or what??Thanks.See More
May 14, 2013
A discussion started by Jeremy Bevan was featured

Removing old, failing decking 'paint'

Any advice on best way to remove what looks like decking paint from a deck, prior to re-treating. It is flaking off already so am considering wetting and scraping off, but is there a better way, possibly a chemical treatment that would do this more easily/effectively?See More
Mar 4, 2013
Harry Montana replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion Removing old, failing decking 'paint'
"there is just no single straight forward answer to this question, you can apply chemicals, you can sand, you can just pressure hose it with water, it all depends on your actual coating and the wood which is underneath. If you use some chemical ,…"
Dec 11, 2012
Jeremy Bevan replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion Removing old, failing decking 'paint'
"Thanks Karl - yes that helps and reassures. Jeremy "
May 31, 2012
Karl Harrison replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion Removing old, failing decking 'paint'
"Coverage : 8 to 12m²/l (Per coat) Coverage: 8 to 12m ² / l (Per coat)   Multicoat coverage : 1 to 4m²/l Multicoat coverage: 1 to 4 m² / l   Application tools : roller - brush - airless spray Application tools:…"
May 31, 2012
Jeremy Bevan replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion Removing old, failing decking 'paint'
"Can either of you confirm the coverage of D1 Pro on a hardwood deck? The tin, admittedly for boat timbers, says 1- 1.5 Sq M/L, you say 5 -7 Sq M/L?? Thanks"
May 31, 2012
Jeremy Bevan replied to Jeremy Bevan's discussion Removing old, failing decking 'paint'
"Thanks for the very helpful input Thomas. Am emailing client with a quote today. "
Apr 26, 2012

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At 9:55 on March 14, 2012, Karl Harrison said…

Hi Jeremy

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