Owatrol Prepdeck Stripper/Cleaner is a diluted product that makes a powerful cleaner for removing of old solid and semi-transparent stains, grade stamps, dirt and other surface contaminants and is a fast easy way to reduce mill glaze so that new wood will accept a penetrating finish.
It is important after application Prepdeck that Owatrol Net-trol Wood Cleaner & Colour Restorer is applied to neutralise the Prepdeck and ensure the correct PH level is achieved before the application of any other coating or penetrating finishes to prevent the failure of adhesion.
Remove any loose and flaking finish. Brush off any physical surface contamination e.g. moss, general dirt etc. Shake or stir product well before and during use including diluted solutions.
Use Owatrol Prepdeck as is or dilute according to data sheet. After rinsing immediately neutralise surface with Owatrol Net-Trol except where Owatrol Tropitech All-In-One is the chosen finish. See data sheet. Always work in th direction of the grain. Do Not use a wire brush. Work large areas in zones. Allow wood to dry thoroughly, 2-3 days, before refinishing.
Apply Owatrol Prepdeck. Allow to work 10 minutes. Scrub surface to see if finish or dirt is lifting. If lifting commence with the job, if not wait a further 5 minutes and test again, continue this process up to a maximum of 30 minutes.
Stripping and Cleaning
Work in areas that can be completed in 15-30 minutes. Apply Owatrol Prepdeck to the area to be stripped or cleaned and allow to work. After time established in the test, scrub surface with a stiff nylon brush, if required flush with water at the same time or use a pressure washer at 725-1500 psi (50-103 bars) depending on the type of wood. Rinse thoroughly with fresh clean water, using the highest pressure from the water source available or use a pressure washer at 500-1000 psi (35-70 bars). Rinse adjacent areas at the same time.
NB: Any areas of stubborn stain/finish may be spot treated. Allow wood to become damp. Apply Owatrol Prepdeck and allow to work for a short period. Remove as directed above.
Removing Mill Glaze
Apply Owatrol Prepdeck to the area to be treated. Allow to work 20-30 minutes. Scrub surface with a stiff nylon brush or use a pressure washer at 725-1500 psi (50-103 bars) depending on the type of wood. Rinse thoroughly with fresh clean water, using the highest pressure from the water source available or use a pressure washer at 500-1000 psi (35-70 bars). Rinse adjacent areas at the same time.
Removing Grade Stamps
Apply Owatrol Prepdeck undiluted and scrub until stamp is gone. Rinse thoroughly.
Consult our technical team for additional information and advice prior to using PREPDECK® on Oak and Chestnut.
After rinsing immediately neutralise surface with Owatrol Net-Trol except where Owatrol Tropitech All-In-One is the chosen finish.
Owatrol Prepdeck Stripper/Cleaner can be applied to all exterior wood including pressure treated wood, softwood and hard woods. All timber, pine and cedar surfaces can be treated using Prepdeck, for use on decks, docks, cladding and other woodwork surfaces.
|Type:||Stripper / Cleaner|
|Stock Colours:||Yellowish White / Amber|
|Suitable Substrates:||For external wood|
|Application Method:||Synthetic Brush, Synthetic Scrubbing Brush, Synthetic Roller, Garden Sprayer|
|Cleaner / Thinner:||Water|
|Shelf Life:||18 months in original unopened container|
|Packaging:||Available in 1, 2.5 and 10 Litres|
The manufacturers data sheets are available for download from this website. It is your responsibility to read and understand all aspects of the data sheets before you place an order and prior to application. Please pay special attention to the preparation, mixing and application temperatures of the product, cleaning of substrate and environmental factors such as temperature, rain etc. Quoted coverage rates are based on the manufacturers theoretical rates and may vary depending upon substrates absorption, texture and application. We always recommend a test is carried out to ensure suitability.
Customer further agrees that Promain have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets and are not liable for failure due to misapplication or inadequate substrate cleaning and preparation. For more information please refer to our Terms & Conditions.