Why It Pays To Pre-Oil Your Deck With Cutek Decking Oil

Timber decking can transform any outdoor area from bland to beautiful and if cared for well, your timber deck should last a very long time. But, as any good tradie will tell you, longevity comes down to good preparation. That means thinking about what’s needed before your deck is installed.

One of the world leaders in timber protection is Cutek. They have been the innovators in timber oils and preservatives for over 30 years and are making tradies and homeowners very happy with their pre-oiled timber. Pre-oiling takes the fuss out of protecting your deck, instead, you get a brand new deck that’s ready to install right away. Why else does it pay to pre-oil your deck with Cutek Decking Oil? Let’s find out.

Benefits of Pre-Oiling with Cutek Decking Oil

Superior oil penetration

Cutek decking oil works differently to traditional wood finishes as it protects the timber from the inside out. The oil penetrates deep into the core of the wood which increases the life of the timber. Other traditional oils can contain a mixture of solvents or polymers which prevents the oil from soaking into the timber. Without sufficient protection, water can enter the core of the timber and affect its stability and potentially encourage fungal growth.

Less maintenance

Purchasing your timber pre-oiled with Cutek makes sense any way you look at it. Applying protective decking oil by machine ensures that the coating is even and generously applied. The pre-oiling machine knows exactly how much is needed to penetrate the core of your timber decking and it will never over oil your decking. Remember, if you choose to oil your deck by hand and use too much oil, it can cause the deck to become sticky.

Saves time

Whether you’re a tradie or a DIYer, buying a pre-oiled timber deck will save you a heap of time. Imagine not needing to coat the decking boards before you lay them – that’s a huge time saver. Plus, timber that’s clear coated with Cutek can be stacked immediately meaning there’s no waiting – you can have your timber coated, stacked and ready for delivery right away. The Cutek pre-oiling system ensures all sides of your timber deck are coated evenly.

Lower VOCs

VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) can be found in many products used around the home, including oils and  paints. Cutek oil contains less VOCs than many of its competitors, meaning there is a higher percentage of protective oil in every pot. The more protective oil that is applied or soaks into the timber, the better the protection and the longer the timber lasts. Alternative oils that contain a higher level of VOCs don’t penetrate as deeply into the wood – ultimately those VOCs are released into the air (sometimes referred to as ‘gas off’).

Long-term benefits of Cutek Pre-Oiled Decking

It may be hard to picture what your timber deck will look like in 10 years. A lot can come down to exposure to the elements, ongoing maintenance and how many parties you have on the deck. However, if you protect your timber deck with the right oil from the beginning, you’ll give it the best chance to stay looking great.

Weather protected

If unprotected, rain and the sun can deteriorate a timber deck quickly. By ensuring that every corner and edge is sealed and protected before you lay your deck, you’ll prevent any moisture from getting in. Not just rain moisture, excessive heat can build moisture under the boards and cause long-term damage to an unprotected deck.

Decking remains stable

Unevenly protected boards can cause real issues. Without the right oil protection, to all sides of the board, your timber decking may start to warp, split or crack. As we know, Cutek oil penetrates deep into the wood which keeps water and moisture out and therefore prevents any movement in the boards.

If you want to find out more about Cutek Pre-Oiled Decking, talk to the team at Decking Perth. Ordering pre-oiled boards will save you the hassle of manually oiling your decking or oiling it incorrectly – which can cause more issues in the long run.

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We couldn't be more pleased with the result of our new decking built by Dean and his team from Allstyle Build using composite decking sourced from Decking Perth. Dean's customer service and attention to detail was really appreciated and his pricing was value for money given the excellent result. Wouldn't hesitate recommending both Allstyle Build and Decking Perth's products for any decking project.
Paul Hamersley
Paul Hamersley
11:43 24 Mar 22
Ive just had my new composite deck supplied by Decking Perth. The whole process was so easy and professional. James and Eric from JLA Carpentry did a fantastic job doing the installation. The workmanship is top class. Highly recommended.
Steve Blight
Steve Blight
04:46 09 Mar 22
I had no idea where to start when it came to getting decking installed. I was so pleased when I found Decking Perth because they did all the tricky stuff for me - all I had to do was tell them what I was after and what colour and they did the rest. The contractor I ended up choosing to do the instal was fantastic. Couldn't be happier with my new deck! So thank you!
Kealy Hardman
Kealy Hardman
08:12 19 Feb 22
We had our front entrance decking replaced with the composite product - Spanish Saffron colour - and am super happy with the outcome. The service and advice/options provided by Perth Decking was very professional and Eric and his team did a fantastic really great job.Recommend Perth Decking and their teams without any hesitation.
Nico Spangenberg
Nico Spangenberg
10:35 13 Feb 22
Mazlin Junid
Mazlin Junid
03:04 09 Feb 22
Highly recommend Decking Perth. They were super helpful from the initial shop visit to the many questions and queries I had, right through to the installation by the fantastic Jake. Cannot fault.
anna wingell
anna wingell
09:35 17 Jan 22
Fantastic experience from start to finish. Ashleigh at Decking Perth was very helpful and the installers Michael and Liam from Lesgo Construction were reliable, friendly, on time and did a quality job. Nothing was to much trouble and I would definitely use them again..
Rod Wright
Rod Wright
10:40 13 Dec 21
Great service and product
Ryan C
Ryan C
05:12 13 Oct 21
Decking Perth provide great advice for novice deck buyers by showing you a wide range of products underpinned by knowledge and a conduit to deck builders. A couple of days after we visited Decking Perth one of their preferred contractors provided a very competitive quotation and we engaged AllStyle Carpentry. Decking Perth supplied all materials as they are a One Stop Shop for the contractor. The Modwood Xtteme deck looks fantastic and we could not be happier with it. Thank you Decking Perth as your business supported our thinking and your advice saw the planning come together and we now have a lovely deck.Phill Cribb
Phill CRIBB
Phill CRIBB
10:14 21 Apr 21
Could not recommend Deck Perth more. I had a small area at the front of my house which needed Composite decking supplied and installed. Visited their shop for ideas, then they organised a contractor to attend for a quote to install. All done within 2.5 weeks and over the moon with the end result at a reasonable price, thanks again
Owen Taylor
Owen Taylor
04:01 08 May 20
I contacted Decking Perth regarding an extension to our current Trex Deck. They took my details and within 4 hours I had been contacted by 2 decking installers and both had attended and quoted within 3 days. Jamie from Elite Decking had the job completed the following week! Lovely team, quiet, clean and tidy workers, on time and on budget, attention to detail exceptional. You cannot tell the difference between the 5 year old deck and the new extension. Highly recommend Elite Decking and Decking Perth.
Louise Bray
Louise Bray
06:27 28 Jan 20
I had some Trex (tiki torch colour) decking installed just before Christmas 2019. Jamie was great to deal with and did a great job installing the product. He and Phil were also very helpful in choosing the best product. Thanks guys! I have no problems recommending Decking Perth to others.
Peter Coulson
Peter Coulson
23:30 05 Jan 20
Great service, professional products.And easy to deal with
Dean Bumbak
Dean Bumbak
19:02 04 Dec 19
As an ordinary DIY supported by a Team of Rockstars to achieve a tremendous result and nothing was too much trouble Cristian and Cassandra.
Aaron Henley-Martin
Aaron Henley-Martin
07:36 22 Nov 19
We were seeking a good quality decking oil for our garden landscaping and out-door shower project. We found the reviews on-line for Cutek Extreme Clear wood preserver were very good and suited us as it is absorbed by the timber thereby ensuring greater life expectancy and a great grain enhancer. In addition re-coating every 18mths to 2yrs appealed as the timber only requires a high pressure wash and a dry off period before re-coating. No sanding required. We chose a New Bronzetone tinter to deepen and enrich the merbau timber grain for an excellent aesthetic finish. Next Project the pool deck!
Chris Pallett
Chris Pallett
04:13 08 Nov 19
Marty Brausch
Marty Brausch
08:47 29 Jul 19
I contacted Decking Perth to see about getting my small courtyard sorted. Cassandra recommended 2 companies to install Trex decking. Marty and his team did a great job. I'm really pleased with the results.
Belinda G
Belinda G
03:34 13 May 19
I use Decking Perth as timber and composite decking supplier, and have dealt with Adrian for years. The team are passionate and strive for innovation, always presenting the latest products to benefit the end user. I'm grateful for their knowledge and desire to see the best fit for purpose product for both client and contractor alike.
Matt Libardi
Matt Libardi
12:47 15 Apr 19
I contacted Decking Perth to get my alfresco area upgrade to latest trex decking. She recommended two subbies however I choose one subiie who is Easy Deck. It was highly impressive to note the way specially Casandra how she provided total service package including resource, material and also best economical options. This is the best customer service i ever had experienced. follow up on work progress, quality control etc are other events Cassendra followed up with customer. it was very impressive work indeed by Easy Deck and Decking Perth.
Great job at a fair price. Thanks Joe!
Steve Collins
Steve Collins
04:25 20 Aug 18
Aaron East Landscape Designs used Trex decking and did an absolutely awesome job. Very professional. Would highly recommend them for decking and landscaping
Kelly Berry
Kelly Berry
03:27 01 May 18
21m2 of decking needed around pool area. Decking Perth provided an easy service to get the job done quickly and at a very good price. Installation contractors were switched on and provided smart options to get around a couple of problem areas. Cannot fault the installation, it is fantastic and sets off the pool area fantastically.Can highly recommend Decking Perth to anyone.
Tim Waldby
Tim Waldby
13:47 05 Oct 17
Sharon Moieni
Sharon Moieni
06:14 26 Sep 17
Made the quoting process very simple and easy and checked in regularly to make sure that we were happy with the process and the finished job.
Samantha Stenersen
Samantha Stenersen
02:06 15 Sep 17
Adrian and the team were extremely pleasant to deal with and provided friendly and informative service throughout the sales process. A thoroughly positive experience from start to finish and the Trex products we purchased look outstanding.
Jon G
Jon G
07:06 12 Sep 17
The service provided by Adrian at Decking Perth was exceptional in helping us select our decking and providing advice regarding the laying. The Torona Brown Trex decking looks great. Neville
Neville Jones
Neville Jones
04:58 06 Sep 17
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