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Non-toxic cleaner for new, weathered or treated wood
Rubio Monocoat (RMC) Exterior Wood Cleaner is a completely safe and effective way to clean all types of hardwood and softwood. Perfect for Decks! This cleaner will remove grey discoloration, algae and mildew stains and dirt. Use prior to staining and sealing wooden decks, fences, siding, doors and furniture.
Use with a scrub brush or pad (we recommend using our Application & Scrub Pads, the White or Red option) full strength or, for light dirt, you may dilute 50%. 1 Liter, full strength, will clean approximately 100 square feet.
On new wood, RMC Exterior Wood Cleaner will:
remove grease and oil that naturally appear on some types of wood.
help make the pigment in your stain more stable and uniform
open up the pores of the wood resulting in a smoother, more even finish
On older wood that's treated and greyed, it will degrease and de-gray, restoring the wood to its truer nature.
This product will save you lots of time, energy and money. Although it is expensive, it is not overpriced for what it will accomplish. Most cleaners don't do a very good job of removing the weathered gray look at all. You usually end up sanding if you want to get down to bare wood. This product removes the gray as well as most other naturally occurring stains without having to sand which saves a huge amount of labor and sandpaper. RMC Cleaner also makes staining easier and with better results. Removing dirt and weathering without sanding results in stain colors that are more uniform and true. It's not easy explaining how well this product works, but once you try it, you will never stain without it.
Features & benefits
Cleans all types of wood — new, aged, or treated (except padouk)
Advantages — removes grease and greying, mildew and dirt
Uses — works great for cleaning wooden decks, docks, fences, siding, furniture, doors. Not for use on padouk wood.
Restores and prepares — helps to restore wood to its original look and prepares surface for more uniform stain
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Coverage (1 Coat)
100 SF per 1 Liter (undiluted/full strength)
Recommended # of Coats
Square Feet / Box
Thickness or Height
Veneer Cut Thickness
Boxes / Pallet
Square Feet / Pallet
Boards / Box
Pieces / Box
Weight / Box
100 ml = 1 lb 1L = 3 lb 5L = 15 Pounds
Interior or Exterior
Use On Material
Wood: All Types
For use on wooden decks, fences, outside doors, carports and so forth. Removes grey discolouration, mildew stains and dirt. Do not use this product on padouk.
1. Dampen the surface with water. Use a hose - no high pressure cleaner.
2. Apply the ready-to-use Rubio Monocoat Exterior Wood Cleaner using a wide brush or similar.
For light cleaning, the product can be diluted with water at a ratio of 1:2.
3. Scrub the treated area with a scrubbing brush (or scrub pad) working length-wise along the wood until it is clean. You can also use a wood boy with black pad.
For stubborn stains, repeat the treatment.
4. Rinse thoroughly with water until all the foam has disappeared.
5. Allow the surface to dry completely.
6. Treat with the Rubio Monocoat Exterior wood protection product of your choice.
Surface or Product Preparation
Dampen the surface with water. Use a hose - no high pressure cleaner.
Appearance When Dry
Cleans Up With
Recycling or Disposal
Finish Contains Aluminum Oxide?
Floor Item Type
Janka Hardness Rating
Number of Plys
Range of Resistance
Risk in Dry Climates
Shade (1 Light) - (7 Dark)
Strips / Plank
Surface Treatment Color
Touch Up Kit
Can be indoor?
Can be outdoor?
Max Gallons Per Minute
Max BTU's / Hour
- BTU's / Hour
Multi Control Capabilities
Temperature Range (with remote)
Color Rendering Index (CRI)
Questions & Answers
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