Snappy Teak Nu teak wood cleaner, restorer, and oil
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  • Snappy Teak Nu teak wood cleaner, restorer, and oil

Snappy Teak-Nu

Snappy Teak-Nu is a two part teak cleaner and restorer used to achieve for that freshly sanded look. Teak-Nu removes rust stains, fish blood and fuel stains. It will not soften deck seams. Cleans without hard work or bronze wool. Brushes sold separately.
 
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Instructions for Applying Teak-Nu:

  • Make sure that you have everything you need before you start. It is important to use rubber protective clothing and well as eye goggles. You will also need a hose with spray nozzle and buckets for diluting Snappy Teak Nu. If the deck is in bad shape, concentrated Teak-Nu may be used, otherwise dilute 1:1 with water. On decks that are not warn down soft white "Scotch Brite" pads may be used instead of the special brushes supplied.
  • The deck must be thoroughly wet before applying Snappy Teak - Nu. Water however, makes the soft teak even softer. Softened teak is easy to damage with vigorous brushing, so be careful! If you get Snappy The same is true of some simple varnishes. Taping the aluminium protects it, and even waxing helps.
  • Apply No. 1, using brush No. 1. Brush across the grain using a force equal to that force you use when you wash your hands. Do not mix the brushes as the two liquids(No.1&2) neutralize each other. If SNAPPY begins to dry into the deck (sunny day) spray lightly with water. SNAPPY works only in a wet environment. Do not be afraid that your deck turns almost black in color. That indicates Snappy is working.
  • You now have 2 alternatives If you do not have aluminium in the area you can rinse away liquid No.1, with water. Before rinsing however, wait a few minutes so that Snappy can work deep down in the wood. If, however, you do have aluminium use alternative number 2. which is to apply liquid No.2. directly on top of liquid No1 without rinsing. This creates a neutral mixture which cannot effect aluminium when it is rinsed off at a later time. This mixture is also better for the environment.
  • The next step is to apply liquid No.2. Use exactly the same technique as used when applying liquid No.1. Almost immediately your deck will begin to lighten in color. Again wait a few minutes so the liquid can work deep down.
  • Lastly, using water, spray thoroughly. Make sure that no Snappy remains. It is best at this time to rinse the entire boat. If after drying an area has been missed, or does not look optimal, just repeat the process for just that area. If this be the case use alternative No.2, that is apply liquid No. 2 directly over No.1 without rinsing. These areas will blend together leaving no seams. Snappy Sealer applied, after the deck is dry, will preserve your deck the entire season.
  • BRAND: Snappy Boat Care
    Number Of Parts: Two Part
    Type: Teak Cleaner
    4.5 11

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    4.5

    (based on 11 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

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    91%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to clean (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Large areas (3)
      • Small areas (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Avid do-it-yourselfer (5), Do-it-yourself (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Strange name but great product!

      I'm an amateur wood butcher who has worked with many different woods but I'm new to boating and working with teak. Other boaters warned me about the hassles of preparing teak prior to varnishing. ...Read complete review

      I'm an amateur wood butcher who has worked with many different woods but I'm new to boating and working with teak. Other boaters warned me about the hassles of preparing teak prior to varnishing. My teak, toerail, trim and louvered doors were a dark gray and I was concerned when it turned almost black while applying part I. My fears of were soon relieved when I applied part II, lightly scrubbed and rinsed with water. The teak went from dark brunette to blond as the accumulated grime floated away. After a few coats of varnish I have beautiful honey colored teak. Hint #1: Buy extra part II. You will use more part II than part I. I would suggest about a 2:1 ratio. Hint #2: Let the product do most of the work, only scrub lightly as the teak is very soft. Hint #3: I used two spray bottles to apply the product which I believe made it not only easier to apply but used less product. Wear adequate protective gear, especially goggles and respirator if you apply with a sprayer. This product is a strong chemical. While the first part that you apply is rather strong it is neutralized when part two is applied. I had a hole in a rubber glove that made things a bit uncomfortable. Overall, easy to use and does a great job.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Leaking Bottles

      I received this product in apparently good condition in a sealed plastic bag, but at least one of the bottles leaked and contaminated both brushes as well as removing most of the printing on...Read complete review

      I received this product in apparently good condition in a sealed plastic bag, but at least one of the bottles leaked and contaminated both brushes as well as removing most of the printing on the bottles, making it questionable which bottle is part one.

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      5.0

      HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

      By Mike

      from Long Island , New York.

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Clean

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Snappy Boat Care Snappy Teak-Nu:

          I have used this product before on a Teak patio set , and it always does an excellent job. I now just used this product on a couple of Brazillian Cherry wood Adirondack chairs. The chairs had turned a black / gray color. After using this product on Cherry wood , it brought back the original warm red luster of the wood. The chairs look BRAND NEW again. This product requires a bit of elbow greese , but does a fantastic job of restoring Cherry wood as well as Teak. HIGHLY , HIGHLY recommended.

           
          5.0

          Great stuff, but be careful

          By Neil

          from Lancaster PA

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Snappy Boat Care Snappy Teak-Nu:

                This product works great, but you need to be careful not to get it on you. I read that you need more of Number 2 than 1 and they were right. I used one bottle of #1 and two of #2 and it worked out fine for a really bad teak bench that I sanded first. It takes more of the neutralizer than the actual cleaner. The result is very good and much better than I ever expected. It was a great lesson in restoring Teak as I am a sailor and expect to use it again on some boat restoration.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Leaking Bottles

                By JDM

                from Snoqualmie, WA

                About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                Verified Reviewer

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                  Cons

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                      Comments about Snappy Boat Care Snappy Teak-Nu:

                      I received this product in apparently good condition in a sealed plastic bag, but at least one of the bottles leaked and contaminated both brushes as well as removing most of the printing on the bottles, making it questionable which bottle is part one.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      I would buy this product again and again

                      By Buster

                      from Gales Ferry, CT

                      About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to apply
                      • Easy to use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Snappy Boat Care Snappy Teak-Nu:

                          Great product, easy to use and really brought a tired teak deck back to life!

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great Product

                          By Salty Dawg

                          from Earth

                          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Clean

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Detailed Work
                            • Large Areas
                            • Small Areas

                            Comments about Snappy Boat Care Snappy Teak-Nu:

                            This product works great for cleaning teak that is unfinished or teak oiled. End result is equal to days of sanding. It is not strong enough to remove Watco teak oil "finish."

                            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Snappy Teak-Nu for Lluan (sp)? floor

                            By MPN

                            from Lowell, Vermont

                            About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Clean
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                            • Messy

                            Best Uses

                            • Large Areas
                            • Small Areas

                            Comments about Snappy Boat Care Snappy Teak-Nu:

                            We use Snappy on our Lluan (sp)? porch floor and have used it for 16 years. I use a shop vac with it, and it does an amazing job. The floor looks like new. We had used it on the teak on our boat before selling the boat and buying an old farm.

                             
                            5.0

                            DOES WHAT IT SAYS

                            By POPS

                            from NORTH EASTERN IL

                            About Me Professional

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • FAST AND EASY

                            Cons

                            • WORKS BEST IF YOU REPEAT

                            Best Uses

                            • ON ANY AGED WOOD

                            Comments about Snappy Boat Care Snappy Teak-Nu:

                            FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS, REPEAT USE OF PRODUCT #1 ONCE, LEAVE THE CHEMICALS ON TO LET THEM DO THERE JOB, RINSE BEFORE THEY DRY

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Great product-packaging not so much

                            By Sailor Boy

                            from Grand Rapids, MI

                            About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                              • Caps loose-product spilld

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Snappy Boat Care Snappy Teak-Nu:

                                Product was received with a loose cap on one of the bottles-product spilled within the plastic bag which caused scrub block handles to turn black

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Strange name but great product!

                                By Greg form Grafton

                                from Grafton, Wisconsin

                                About Me Do-It-Yourself

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Detailed Work
                                    • Large Areas
                                    • Small Areas

                                    Comments about Snappy Boat Care Snappy Teak-Nu:

                                    I'm an amateur wood butcher who has worked with many different woods but I'm new to boating and working with teak. Other boaters warned me about the hassles of preparing teak prior to varnishing. My teak, toerail, trim and louvered doors were a dark gray and I was concerned when it turned almost black while applying part I. My fears of were soon relieved when I applied part II, lightly scrubbed and rinsed with water. The teak went from dark brunette to blond as the accumulated grime floated away. After a few coats of varnish I have beautiful honey colored teak. Hint #1: Buy extra part II. You will use more part II than part I. I would suggest about a 2:1 ratio. Hint #2: Let the product do most of the work, only scrub lightly as the teak is very soft. Hint #3: I used two spray bottles to apply the product which I believe made it not only easier to apply but used less product. Wear adequate protective gear, especially goggles and respirator if you apply with a sprayer. This product is a strong chemical. While the first part that you apply is rather strong it is neutralized when part two is applied. I had a hole in a rubber glove that made things a bit uncomfortable. Overall, easy to use and does a great job.

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    restored a teak deck in one day

                                    By Cheoy Lee Nate

                                    from Port Washington WI

                                    About Me Do-It-Yourself

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                                      Cons

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                                          Comments about Snappy Boat Care Snappy Teak-Nu:

                                          I restored a teak deck and cabin sides that had 8 years of storage grim and moss growing on it. My boat friends thought it was a goner. Alot of elbow grease but came out like new. I would recommend buying a few quart kits( I used 3 for my 27'Cheoy Lee)then purchase an extra quart or two of the part 2 yellow dilute. You need more than they give you.

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