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Preparing your deck for a new finish

From this point on we are presuming that you have followed our guidance in the previous post on treating your deck when it is new. Assuming that your deck has now either weathered with Seasonite for its first 6-12 months or that it has been untreated until now, you should follow our simple steps to having […]

New deck finished with Seasonite

In this week’s post, we are looking into the different ways to protect your decking. Whether it’s new or weathered and for whichever finish you are looking for. Protecting a brand new deck In almost all situations we would always recommend treating a brand new deck with a specific new wood protection such as Owatrol’s […]


This is the first in a series of posts we will be running over the next few weeks to help with choosing, installing and maintaining a deck in your garden. In this post we will be giving a brief rundown of the main types of decking available as well as some of the main positives […]

Textrol applied to cladding and garden deck

Picture the scene, your garden was once full of lovely new wood and it looked great so you sat back on your deck chair and enjoyed it – yey! Then winter came, and summer again, and then another winter…and now your wood is grey, dirty and may even be beginning to split or crack in […]

Before and after using Polytrol colour restorer on a car bumper

We love it when other companies recommend our products to compliment theirs! It’s great to know that Owatrol are providing solutions to more problems year on year. The latest addition comes from a Scandinavian company called SkiGuard who sell, among other things, a range of roof boxes (sometimes called rooftop cargo carriers). They have recognized that […]

kitchen after renovation with esp

We love stumbling across customers using our products on DIY and decorating forums and even better when people are recommending them to others! We found this discussion at SingleTrack in which many DIYers and professionals were offering advice to a home DIYer looking to repaint their pine kitchen cupboards. They initially planned to use a well-known brand […]

Faded car bumper restored with Polytrol

Over at Detailing World we stumbled across another happy Owatrol customer using Polytrol to restore a faded car bumper. They posted this picture to show Polytrol at work: Polytrol is a color restorer for plastics, GRPs, gelcoats, metals and other surfaces. It restores the original look and feel to the surface and dries to a […]