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Everything You Need to Know About Osmo Decking Oil

Everything You Need to Know About Osmo Decking Oil

Thinking about giving your decking a little spruce up but not sure where to begin? Or which product is the best to use that will give you great, long lasting results? Well, look no further as Osmo Decking Oil is the product for you which is used by both professionals and DIYer's!

Firstly, let us share some of the key features of this product so you can understand why those in the trade LOVE this product...

  • Natural wood character remains visible
  • It is safe for humans, animals and plants once dry
  • Highly water and dirt resistant
  • Breathable therefore reducing water logging, swelling and shrinkage
  • Microporous, penetrating finish which does not crack, peel or flake
  • No sanding necessary when topping up coating

Osmo Decking Oil comes in 11 different colours which is ideal if you are looking to enhance your existing wooden decking. Below, we have outlined the colours as well as rated them on a scale to 1 - 5 (1 being no UV protection and 5 being maximum UV protection) to show how UV protectant they are against the sun.

 Shade of Osmo Decking Oil UV Protection Rating
004 DOUGLAS FIR
4
006 BANGKIRAI
4
007 TEAK OIL
0
009 LARCH
4
010 THERMOWOOD
5
013 GARAPA
4
014 MASSARANDUBA
4
016 BANGKIRAI DARK
5
019 GREY
4
020 BLACK 5
021 BOG OAK

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With regards to which woods to use Osmo Decking Oil on, we would recommend applying the product to the following:

  • Oak
  • Beech
  • Ash
  • Alder
  • Birch

Lastly, we thought we would provide a couple of top tips for when it comes to applying Osmo Decking Oil to ensure you get the best results possible!

For a clear and natural finish for decking, apply just two coats of 007 Teak Oil, which allows the wood to naturally grey over time. Also, the darker the colour, the slower the greying process of the wood will start to appear.

So there is pretty much everything you need to know about Osmo Decking Oil! We hope you have found this blog post useful! To find your perfect shade, click the link here