Deck Revive Kit

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$250.00
SKU: Deck Revive Kit
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NOTE: You must use PermaBond as a primer coat and is purchased separately. 

Deck Revive Full Kit Coverage: Depending on the condition of the wood and the application technique, two coats will cover approximately 200 square feet.

DeckRevive is a one-of-a-kind polymer coating that resurfaces and restores aging wood decks, walkways, steps and more, allowing you to enjoy your existing structure for years! Just add one gallon of gloss exterior acrylic latex paint of any color and roll on with everyday paint tools.

  • locks down splinters
  • fills in cracks
  • slip-resistant
  • environmentally friendly

Deck Revive is a DIY acrylic based polymer deck coating that resurfaces old decks, docks, and other treated lumber — in ANY color you choose.  Deck Revive repairs and protects wood structures from the constant expansion and contraction cycle that destroys wood.

Traditional deck stains, deck paints, and deck sealers just put new color on old splinters, cracks, and nailheads and have to be re-applied annually.  Deck Revive actually fills in cracks and knots,  locks down splinters and nailheads,  and provides a new slip-resistant textured surface that lasts for years.

Our Deck Revive coating will give you a new durable, scuff, stain and fire-resistant surface that requires zero to little maintenance.  So easy to apply with everyday paintbrushes and rollers and tools clean up with water.  Dries quickly for minimal time-out-of-service.  It can be applied in the morning and enjoyed that evening.

Your Deck Revive kit contains a liquid component and a dry component.   To these, you add one gallon of ANY color of exterior latex paint.  Color choice is unlimited – you can have any color your paint store can mix up!

Deck Revive is an environmentally-friendly choice.  It is water-based, VOC-free and non-toxic.  When you refurbish existing wood structures with Deck Revive, you prolong their service life and keep them out of landfills.

Save thousands over the cost of replacement or annual deck stain and deck seal maintenance when you choose Deck Revive.  You’ll also save time — so you can spend more of it enjoying your outdoor living spaces, not maintaining them!

So take your shoes off and start enjoying your old deck with our revolutionary resurfacing coating. Your family, friends, and kids can run around splinter free for years to come.

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 Deck/Dock Revive MSDS 223.81KiB Download
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Reviews

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Not an inquiry, just a glowing review .... Just finished my last two 200 sq ft porches on my home. I have 4, two on the front of the house and two on the back. I believe it's been 3 years since I covered the first one and it still looks like it did when I first applied your Deck Revive. For my last one, I had my son helping me and since the process went quicker, the finish turned out better then when I did it by myself. Also what helped was I used 3 inch painters tape around any columns and anywhere else that I would have otherwise had to use a paint brush, which allowed me to use a roller for the entire job which made it so much quicker and easier on the back. That would be my recommendations for a large application. Love your product, surprised that some or the big box stores haven't contacted you.

Bob Hall

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

We used this about two years ago, and it\'s been great! We haven\'t had one little patch come off yet. The Deck Revive/Perma Bond combo has been awesome. It's more expensive, but you'll make your money back in all the saved labor when you only have to seal your deck once. Follow directions, do it right the first time, and you'll save yourself a lot of time and money. Note: I did NOT receive any free/discounted product for this review. It\'s hard to find information about this product, so i wanted to post this review to help others looking for a quality deck sealer.

Manos

Friday, 08 June 2018

In the spring of 2017 my wife and I purchased a small cabin in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The cabin had a deck that needed some TLC. The low humidity sun filled days had taken a toll on the wood. I searched the internet for something more than stain. I found Gulf Synthetics Deck Revive Kit. I purchased the Perma Bond and Deck Revive. Strictly following the step by step procedure produced a really nice result. I was impressed. It looked great. But how would it hold up. After one year it still looks like the day I put it on. No peeling. The old saying you get what you pay for could not be more true here. I am very satisfied with ther products and would highly recommend them.

Lee

Saturday, 08 July 2017

So far so good - we just painted our very old deck and it actually looks and feels good on our feet. Hooray!

Nancy Keefe

Thursday, 05 May 2016

Can this be used over a Dexter surface?

Mary

Monday, 18 April 2016

This product actually works!

Rob

Sunday, 03 April 2016

Used this product last year in 2015 and looks great after the first Winter. No issue with any peeling! Application was easy. Really like the Perma Bond primer. Makes it really easy for the Deck Revive to adhere to our old deck paint. So far so good!

Scott

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    Mark Abell · 03/25/2017
    The only exterior gloss sheen acrylic paint I can find in local hardware stores is called "direct to metal". Can I use semi-gloss, or will the "direct to metal" paint work? If direct to metal will not work and semi-gloss will not work, is there a recommended brand of paint that comes in gloss acrylic exterior.
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      Gulf Synthetics · 03/26/2017
      It needs to be a gloss exterior acrylic latex paint. They have this at Home Depot, Menards or Lowes. Does not matter on the brand. The semi-gloss will not work, not the direct to metal.
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    Kirk · 10/19/2016
    I used the permabond and mixed the deck revive. Unfortunately, the texture was more than I wanted. Can I apply a standard porch latex enamel over the permabond or do I need to sand the entire porch and start over?
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      Gulf Synthetics · 10/20/2016
      You can apply a regular latex paint over the Permabond.
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    Chip M. · 09/26/2016
    How long after pressure washing the surface can you start the process (i.e., apply the Perma Bond).
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      Gulf Synthetics · 09/26/2016
      24-48 hours. Make sure the wood is completely dry.<br>
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    Ann Koontz · 09/17/2016
    When the kit is purchased for $240 does that include the Perma Fill , Perma Bond and Deck Revive or is it for Deck Revive only. I only need 65 sq ft of bench around the perimeter of my deck to be painted?
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      Gulf Synthetics · 09/18/2016
      The Permabond and Permafill are not included and purchased separately.
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    Ken · 09/12/2016
    I see you use a 3/4" nap. How is the texture on the deck. That is, can you walk barefooted on the deck or will there be sharp points from using that nap size.
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      Gulf Synthetics · 09/12/2016
      It has a texture/grip, but not sharp to walk on.<br>
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    Andrew White · 09/12/2016
    Applied the Deck Revive, and now its looking like we might get unexpected rain. It will have dried 12-18 hrs after 2nd coat applied. Is there going to be an issue? Do I need to tarp the deck?<br>
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    Erica R · 09/09/2016
    I just got the kit including the Perma-Fill, Perma-Bond, and the Deck Revive. I was wondering how long it takes for the Deck Revive to dry between coats. Thank you!
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      Gulf Synthetics · 09/10/2016
      About 30-60 minutes in most weather conditions and temps.
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    Ken · 09/06/2016
    I see where you would not have to add the dry chemical if you do not want a textured look. If you do use it, what kind of texture will it have. That is, I assume minor or else you could not walk barefooted on it. Is that correct
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      Gulf Synthetics · 09/06/2016
      The dry mix needs to be added when mixing components.
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    Terry MacLellan · 09/01/2016
    Is the Deck Revive Kit avail in Canada? If so, where can it be purchased in B.C.
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    Nicole · 08/30/2016
    What is recommended to be used to apply the DeckRevive to the deck itself? (It does not appear that specific rollers or brushes are provided in the kits)
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      Gulf Synthetics · 08/31/2016
      Use a 3/4" nap paint roller for the application.
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    David Haugen · 08/26/2016
    As a retired scientist familiar with materials evaluation, I was IMPRESSED with the combination/repetition of the three-coat comparison test. However, I was disappointed that the only TEST was the subjective (and subject to bias) use of a thumbnail. In professional laboratories I have observed many types of standardized, machine-based methods for measurement of materials durability. You could do yourself a favor by performing and reporting/demonstrating the results of more standardized, reproducible tests -- such as those used in the "tribological" sciences (studies of friction &amp; wear). It was impossible to discern whether the coatings were applied to heavily weathered (pressure-treated) wood, and whether the coating was applied to only ONE side as is typical for consumer use. The freeze thaw test is valid ONLY if water can freely enter the uncoated bottom of the plank. Seems to be a v. good product, but the advertising could be more convincing<br>
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    David Haugen · 08/26/2016
    I am a homeowner in Downers Grove, IL (60515) about 25 miles SW of Chicago.<br>Can you identify at least one contractor who is EXPERIENCED and FAMILIAR with "by the book" and successful, customer-satisfying application of the Deck Revive kit, including the Perma Bond and the Perma Fill?<br><br>What do you anticipate as the materials cost for a 10 x 16-ft deck, with railing, staircase, and elevated 5.5 ft, with need for LOTS of Perma Fill
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    David Haugen · 08/26/2016
    Paint density/tone after dilution in kit.<br>How does a user "preview" the final color after the gloss exterior latex acrylic paint is diluted by the white liquid and the white powder in the kit. What ratio of a user's excess generic "white paint" (or "base" for tinting) and colored paint would approximately simulate the dilution that occurs when combining the components of the kit. HOWEVER, an answer to a question is "The color is not diluted when mixed." How can that be true?
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    Amanda Scott · 08/18/2016
    So we are getting ready to do our deck ( I am excited!) Do I do the front, handrails and slats w the deck revive also? Or just the surface? I
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      Gulf Synthetics · 08/19/2016
      You can do all the wood with Deck Revive or just the Horizontals. The rest you would match with a solid color deck stain of the same color.
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    Jim · 08/05/2016
    I applied permabond and two coats deck revive yesterday. Looks good! I do have and extra kit (evidently I over-ordered). Can a third coat be applied at some point? Maybe even in a year or two?<br>Thanks
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      Gulf Synthetics · 08/06/2016
      Yes, but you will need to apply the Permabond again.
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    douglas eichelberger · 07/20/2016
    what if it rains before the second coat ? and how long is drying time
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      Gulf Synthetics · 07/20/2016
      The second coat should go on within hours of the first coat, not days. Best to apply both on a day where there is no rain.
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    Denis · 07/12/2016
    Is your product available in Canada. Please name retailers. Tks
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      Gulf Synthetics · 07/13/2016
      No dealers in Canada. We do ship direct to you via Purolator.
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    Pat · 07/10/2016
    I have applied Behr Deckover to my deck, and it is peeling and is cracked in multiple spots. Can I apply this product over it?
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      Gulf Synthetics · 07/10/2016
      Sorry but you cannot fix the Behr Deck over but adding the Deck Revive on top. It will adhere to the Behr when using the Permabond, but if the Deckover continues to peel, it will be the Behr Deckover that is failing underneath, not the Deck Revive on top. In other words, you have to remove the Behr deckover as there is no easy fix for their issues of product failure.
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    Greg · 07/08/2016
    Many of the high gloss exterior latex acrylic paints (Behr, for example) are called/labelled "enamal", even though they are 100% acrylic latex. I think this is generally to indicate the "hardness" of the finish. Can these acrylic latexes labeled as "enamal" be used with the DeckRevive and PermaBond products?
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      Gulf Synthetics · 07/09/2016
      As long as they are gloss acrylic latex, then yes.
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    Mark Y. · 07/06/2016
    What do you recommend to clean deck prior to finishing? Bleach and TSP?
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      Gulf Synthetics · 07/07/2016
      Just pressure washing to remove dirt, any old stain that is loose/peeling, etc. Chemicals are not needed.
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    Mark Y. · 07/06/2016
    Do you have a recommended brand of paint that works well to add to DeckRevive?
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      Gulf Synthetics · 07/07/2016
      Does not matter on brand. Has to be gloss acrylic latex.
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    Steve · 06/24/2016
    I recently painted my deck using both the PermaBond &amp; Deck revive products. Product looks great and very happy how my deck turned out so far!! I've noticed that falling leaves from area trees are leaving "stains" on the surface of the deck if they do not get removed quick enough. Question is how do I remove or clean the stained looking areas caused by leaves safely without damaging the paint(Deck revive)? Thank you in advance.
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      Gulf Synthetics · 06/24/2016
      Try white vinegar,&nbsp; usually those are mineral deposits and the vinegar will remove them without any damage to the coating.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; As time goes by and the product completely cures this shouldn’t be an issue.
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    Jane · 06/17/2016
    We put deck revive on our deck about three years ago. Now it is peeling so we ordered more. However, as we scraped away the old layer the deck wood below was wet. The old layer can be pulled off in sheets in some places. Will the wood below deck revive remain wet unless it is all scraped/peeled away. Or will it eventually dry out through the old layer of deck revive. Then we could put a new coat on.
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    Beth Wiener · 06/06/2016
    We bought a home 3 years ago with a HUGE deck. The deck itself seemed to be ACQ, but we weren't sure what stain was used, so in 2013 we sanded off what we could (not much came off) and used Sikkens hybrid stain to cover our bases and have been doing so each summer since. Frankly, I'm exhausted! My question is can we use the Deck Revive over the Sikkens (and whatever is under it) or do I have to re sand/strip it off?
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      Gulf Synthetics · 06/06/2016
      You can ruse it over the Sikkens as long as you pressure wash for prep, making sure that all peeling stain is removed. You must use the Permabond first before using the Deck Revive.<br>
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    Margaret A Lauer · 06/02/2016
    can this be found in retail stores?
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      Gulf Synthetics · 06/02/2016
      For the most part it is only sold online. It is not sold in any national chains like Lowes, Home Depot or Menards.
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    Mike · 05/31/2016
    Does the dry chemistry have to be put in? The reason I ask is that some of my customers do not want a textured look.
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    Melissa McDougal · 05/26/2016
    I had a small, very light rain 12 hours after the second coat was completed. What can I do or what can I expect the result to be?
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    Dan · 05/23/2016
    Does the glossy acrylic latex paint determine the color of the finished deck?
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    james · 05/22/2016
    if I have any mixed deck revive left over will it keep or get hard on me
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    james · 05/21/2016
    took my deck all apart put bad side down sanded other side no stain or anything on it should I still use the perma bond.after mixing deck revive there may be some left over will it keep or not?