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We got a great Cedar job a few weeks ago. here are a few pics. I am wondering if anyone does the linseed oil application? Or anything to preserve the wood?

-Dan

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dstowell wrote:

We got a great Cedar job a few weeks ago. here are a few pics. I am wondering if anyone does the linseed oil application? Or anything to preserve the wood?

-Dan





Dan,

FYI, check out Wolman Wood Products on the web. The have a great wood certification program (still free or very little cost I believe) and excellent products. You will learn a great deal and find the preservative products and cedar roof restoration techniques you need to succeed in the wood restoration business. I know first hand, Dan, as I have been a Certified Wolman Contractor for almost 9 years. Hope this helps you and good luck.

David Westerman
Roof Clean USA



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Nice work Man, looks good.
I am not a wood roof guy, sorry.

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I have experience cleaning cedar shake roofs.

Do not use linseed oil. It is a natural food source for mold, algae.

I like Wolman's F&P or Ready Seal oil-based stains.

Do not use bleach to clean bare wood.

I always use a 3 step process for wood restoration.

1) Oxygenated bleach (sodium percarbonate) is best for wood.

2) Pressure wash with about 500-1000 psi.

3) Neutralize/brighten with Oxalic acid.

seal with a good quality oil-based stain w/o linseed oil.



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Concerning a finish for cedar shake roofs, we have had excellent results with a product called Clear Wood Finish UV, made by Flood. It is water base, easy to work with, reasonably priced, gives a rich looking attractive finish, + is long lasting. It penetrates into the wood, +
also forms a repellent film. We have been using it for years on many jobs + have always had good results. It is also a labor saver in that it is to be applied wet on wet, for two coats.

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I know this is a roof cleaning forum but I had toask if anyone has cleaned a dock ? iwas doing a job and I saw a few that I might get if I could make a showing on this first one. I need a product that won't kill the fish. work is work

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Yes, use sodium percarbonate, pressure wash, and neutralize with a mild solution of oxalic acid.

Sodium percarbonate and oxalic acid will not be as strong as bleach and will do a better job. Bleach is too harsh on bare wood. It softens the fibers too much and removes the natural color.

Unless I am stripping a finish off of wood, I clean all wood the same.

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Trust Mike, He knows his chit!!!!!

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Spencer wrote:

Trust Mike, He knows his chit!!!!!



Trust Chitt, he knows his Mike !!!
LOL, Hey Spencer, did that lady call you for the dway I sent ?



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Thanks bud. Are you doing 13gpms yet? The next concrete job you get, let me know how it works. How about roofs, are you looking to get into doing roofs?



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Ive been using the same cleaning methods but I use SHAKELAST as a preservative.

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Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa wrote:

Spencer wrote:

Trust Mike, He knows his chit!!!!!



Trust Chitt, he knows his Mike !!!
LOL, Hey Spencer, did that lady call you for the dway I sent ?




I have not heard anything Chris! Did you give her my number?



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Mike Sullivan wrote:

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Thanks bud. Are you doing 13gpms yet? The next concrete job you get, let me know how it works. How about roofs, are you looking to get into doing roofs?




No, not yet. I suck. I have to send you a pick of my little roof rig!!



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Spencer wrote:

Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa wrote:

Spencer wrote:

Trust Mike, He knows his chit!!!!!



Trust Chitt, he knows his Mike !!!
LOL, Hey Spencer, did that lady call you for the dway I sent ?




I have not heard anything Chris! Did you give her my number?



YES Spencer, she is a previous roof cleaningcustomer in River Hills Too!
Got a letter to get d/way cleaned, told her to call you to get it cleaned.
Stay over here bro, this is where Mike and I are.
Plus, this is a VERY high ranked roof cleaning forum.
Posts here will help you.



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Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa wrote:

Spencer wrote:

Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa wrote:

Spencer wrote:

Trust Mike, He knows his chit!!!!!



Trust Chitt, he knows his Mike !!!
LOL, Hey Spencer, did that lady call you for the dway I sent ?




I have not heard anything Chris! Did you give her my number?




YES Spencer, she is a previous roof cleaningcustomer in River Hills Too!
Got a letter to get d/way cleaned, told her to call you to get it cleaned.
Stay over here bro, this is where Mike and I are.
Plus, this is a VERY high ranked roof cleaning forum.
Posts here will help you.




10-4 buddy! Will do!



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I cleaned this roof and clock tower back in 2004 in Greensboro, North Carolina

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Mike you mentioned sodium percarbonate to clean with, if this is a powder what ration do you use. I use wood cleaners from sunbrite but I have a chemical place here where I can get a lot of my stuff in raw form or in bulk like TSP, oaxlic acid so that would be a good thing to know if I can get this in 50 pound bags like oaxlic acid.

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Yes, a powder. I get it from Univar in 50 lb. bags. I also use it in my laundry. Works great.

It is 99% pure, so you are getting 4 times your money's worth compared to Oxy-clean.

I use 6 ounces/gallon sodium percarbonate plus 1 ounce/gallon /sodium hydroxide plus dawn

pressure wash

neutralize/brighten with 6 ounces/gallon oxalic acid.

For all wood surfaces.



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Great looking tower. Love the look of new cedar shakes.

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Great information! After I get roof cleaning going I will check into doing wood too.

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