Return to the Porches & Decks Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
refinishing mahogany porch flooring

Posted by cwckville (My Page) on
Tue, May 25, 10 at 15:59

I have a covered porch with mahogany floor protected by a one-foot high floor rail and plastic windows that are raised and lowered given hot/cold weather. there is no heating or cooling , only ceiling fan. Originally i stained with Cabots Australian timber oil and have not restained. now, 5-6 years later my dog has scratched several planks ( which seem softer than surrounding unscratched planks) and water marks from pool drippings and a stain from a wet cooper pot need to be removed. what do you suggest for a refinishing of this floor?
Thanks, chip


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: refinishing mahogany porch flooring

If you are generally happy with the ATO I'm not sure why you would consider changing finishes. You would likely have to strip the ATO or sand it off to go to another product.
Why don't you give Cabot technical support a call and see what they recommend.

Marty


 o
RE: refinishing mahogany porch flooring

I have CATO and love it. It's been 4 yrs for us and time to power wash and restain. Why are you changing or are you just looking for something different?

I'lll definitely be going Cabot's Australian Timber Oil again. It rocks. I have 4 big dogs (100 lbs) and they cannot seem to damage my deck.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Porches & Decks Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here