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Renewing a Worn-Out Fence Clean an old, damaged fence and make it look new. All it takes are a few simple repairs. With the use of a power washer and an oil stain you can make your fence look brand new. Learning to Use a Power Washer You cannot underestimate what a power washer can do. They will blow away everything sticking to your fence. It will remove all kinds of dirt. But it can also damage the wood. The use of the proper sprayer tip and spraying technique is highly recommended.
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Used correctly, the power sprayer works well to your advantage. This can result in a better finish because it allows more sealer to be soak in the wood.
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Power washing is the best way of cleaning an old fence. It is important to choose the right tip and test the pressure of the spray before aiming it on wood. It is always good to err on the side of caution. Power washers are actually very simple to operate. Tie all loose plants or vegetation growing alongside the fence. You also need to wear the appropriate clothing. Spray the power washer evenly across the surface of the fence boards. The boards will brighten as the pressure of the spray passes each section. You only need to clean the wood a little with the use of a power sprayer. Adding Years to Your Fence You may now see the extent of damage that your fence has suffered and what kind of repairs you need to do. If you have broken or split boards, you can repair it with waterproof wood glue. Screws can join loose pieces more tightly than nails can. If your gate has been misaligned, use a turnbuckle support to bring it back to position. It might be necessary to brush or spray the bottom of your fence with wood preservative. It is important to prevent your fence from rotting in this area. The natural blend of the wood’s color can be enhanced by using semi-transparent oil stain. It gives an added amount of shade to the natural color tone of your wood. Seal It and Stain It After cleaning, let the fence dry completely. If it’s warm and sunny, a couple of days might be all that’s needed to dry up the wood. Discoloration of wood as it ages is natural. You can use toned sealers if you do not want to add color to your fence. Coat the wood with sealer using a paint roller. The wood can absorb as much sealer as you soak it with. Brush the sealer into the wood after the sealer has been applied by the paint roller. Give attention to corners and hidden creases when applying sealer. Be careful not to leave lap marks, as they show uneven and unsightly shades on finished jobs. Hire Professionals Hire someone else to do the job if you think you are not capable to do it yourself. These companies charge corresponding fees depending on the nature of the repair and maintenance your fence requires.