Cleaning raw cedar water stain


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Old 08-25-05, 07:54 AM
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Hi everybody, my first time on the site/forum. I'm very hopeful someone can provide some much needed guidance. I have raw cedar trimming all over my house, including the skylights. There are visible water stains in the raw cedar from water having seaped thru the skylights and a few other places at the base on the trimmings around the house. I've read all the forums but haven't come up with anything that would absorb and/or remove the water stains. Any guidance/help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 08-26-05, 06:52 AM
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I think that your not going to be able to remove the water stains as it has been absorbed into the wood. You may want to consider staining the trim.
 
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Old 08-26-05, 08:58 AM
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Working on the assumption that docduck is correct (and I believe he is), you would be wise to stain the trim to keep this from happening in other places. Raw wood is hard to keep looking good. With a quality sealer on it, the job becomes much easier.
 
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Old 08-26-05, 12:06 PM
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One more thing to add..staining the wood would be it easier to clean. And extend the life of the trim.
 
 

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