Manns Premier UV Decking Oil

  4.8/5.0 (134 reviews)
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Wood type and application method can vary coverage.

  • A multi-purpose exterior decking treatment
  • Suitable for both softwood and hardwood decking
  • Excellent water-beading properties and weather protection
  • Reduces the risk of timber cracking, splitting and warping
  • Unique UV formula resists the greying effects of the sun
Brand Manns
No. of coats 2
Coverage Up to 8 per litre
Drying time 24 hrs
Size 5L
GTIN 5060403897466, 5060403897664, 5060403897671

Manns Premier UV Decking Oil can be used on all pre-treated, pressure treated and preservative impregnated decking timbers, and is also suitable for use on wooden sheds, fences and pergolas.

Ensure decked areas to be oiled are clean, dry and free from surface dirt and debris.

New Decking Preparation

For all bare wood decking including tantalised, pressure treated and preservative impregnated decking timbers.

New Softwood Decking

  1. First treat decking with a suitable exterior wood preservative for the best protection
  2. If possible, preserve all sides including end grain prior to installation
  3. Sweep the decking with a stiff broom to remove all traces of surface dirt and debris
  4. Use a suitable garden decking cleaner if required before oiling

New Hardwood Decking

Hardwood decking usually requires a period of weathering to allow the surface grain to open up. This allows for better absorption of the decking oil. Check the decking manufacturer's guidance on how long decking should be left to weather before treating.

Old Decking Preparation

Manns UV Decking Oil cannot be used over timber that has been painted with conventional paints, varnished or lacquered. Any old surface coatings must be fully removed to expose bare wood before the wood can be oiled.

  1. Ensure that all 'coating' type finishes have been fully removed by either jet washing or using a dedicated decking stripper
  2. Old oil finishes should be cleaned thoroughly with a suitable decking cleaner
  3. For decking and other surfaces that are or have been affected by mould, algae or black patches, treat the wood with Barrettine Mould and Mildew Cleaner prior to applying decking oil
  4. For the best protection, also consider Barrettine Premier Wood Preservative to help protect against mould, algae, dry rot, woodworm and wood related diseases
  5. If possible, preserve all sides including end grain prior to installation
  6. Wood preservative should be allowed to dry for a minimum of 24 hours before applying Manns UV Decking Oil
  7. Sweep the decking with a stiff broom to remove all traces of surface dirt and debris before oiling

Always do a small test area before starting any project and follow the manufacturer's instructions on the tin at all times. Stir well before and during application.

  1. Apply an even coat of Manns UV Decking Oil to all surfaces to ensure optimum performance
  2. For the best results, apply to all sides of decking and other timber including sawn ends
  3. Allow 12 to 24 hours drying time between coats

To restore decked areas that have become worn or dry looking, an additional coat of Manns Premier UV Decking Oil may be applied, following the Application instructions above.

134 customer reviews
Easy to apply and leaves a great finish by Pomroy

3 days after the second coat was applied, and dried, it rained. We could immediately see how good the product is by the rain droplets on top of the wood finish. We used this product on new pressure treated large gates and a side gate (not on decking) and the result is as we had hoped for.

Reviewed Clear on: 20/05/17
Great product easy to apply long lasting by Graham Alexander

I have used this product many times , the clear stays clear and does not yellow the timber unlike other products. Plus if you have a need you can mix with stained versions to achieve your own colour especially as they don't make a medium oak...

Reviewed Clear on: 07/05/17
Very good goes on we'll see over time by Michael Omahoney
Reviewed Clear on: 05/05/17
Excellent product, excellent service and good price by DAVID HARDY

Excellent long lasting protection for wood, used both on my fence and decking

Reviewed Clear on: 29/04/17
Quality good, colour not by Louise Davis

The quality of this product seems good, however the colour is very reddish rather than dark oak. I bought this instead of Ronseal which I have used previously, but didn't seem to have much staying power, but the Ronseal colour is a much better and darker brown.

Reviewed Dark Oak on: 24/04/17
Excellent oil by Andrew White

Excellent oil. Good price and very easy to apply. This purchase was for another 10 litres to use in subsequent years. I originally used this on new decking which is now a year old and it still looks good after several jet wash cleans.

Reviewed Light Oak on: 15/04/17
Good waterproof finish by Graham Sharp

It's easy to use and being clear there is no streaking effect

Reviewed Clear on: 15/04/17
Easy to apply, good coverage by Peter Rowley

Excellent waterproofing qualities, brings out the grain really well.

Reviewed Clear on: 04/04/17
Great product not only for decking by Graham Alexander

I made 11 very large planters for the entrance to a new pub / kitchen in London, Having treated the new timbers I used 10 litres on 1300 board feet covering well with 2 coats despite the cold damp weather dried with in 24hrs between coats. you can either brush on or use a simple garden sprayed to cover large areas with out problems. A great product !

Reviewed Dark Oak on: 14/12/16
Adequate by Jonny Stableford

Clear product which on some timbers does not show up. I used it on a project towards the end if summer and has discoloured quite quickly.

Reviewed Clear on: 15/11/16
Great product covers well and consistently if you follow the instructions by Graham Alexander

I used this to treat and protect 11 very large planters for a pub I have been working on, Covering unbended scaffold boards with ease and with a consistent stain result. Easy to apply and goes a long way. Drying quick even in this damp autumnal weather.

Reviewed Light Oak on: 08/11/16
Good product, good quality by Fang Li

It dried quickly and came naturally with Wicks premium decking. It doesn't give smell either. Will be happy to buy it again when needed.

Reviewed Clear on: 28/10/16
Easy to use by Ian Choake

This product needs very little stirring after shaking the tin as recommended. Good coverage and so far beading like a dream. Will definitely buy more next season. 10 out of 10.

Reviewed Clear on: 25/10/16
Easy to apply, effectiveness will only emerge across the seasons, but a straight forward start by Jonathan Abbott

Sound product. A most surprisingly efficient dispatch operation from this excellent supplier

Reviewed Clear on: 14/10/16
Dispersing the rain from decking brilliantly whilst enhancing the wood by Ian Choake

As long as it's available I'll always buy this one. 1st class.

Reviewed Clear on: 14/10/16
Very good by Vivien Tidy

I was pleased with the finish as I used a light oak colour on fairly old decking, it hid quite a number of wood aging blemishes. Delivery was quick and the parcel was left in a safe place. Thanks.

Reviewed Light Oak on: 13/10/16
Excellent value for money by Allan Williams

Does what it says on the tin - very well in fact.

Reviewed Dark Oak on: 12/10/16
Good product although tin was dented by Ian Friel

Easily applied and exactly what I was looking for.

Reviewed Clear on: 11/10/16
Fantastic product by Andrew White

Really great oil. Goes on very easily. Was very good price and offers great protection. As with all oils check you're happy with the colour before doing all area with 2 coats as it does change obviously The rain now sits in beads on our decking like a new car !! Very very happy with this product

Reviewed Light Oak on: 08/10/16
Amazing by Richard Harrison


Reviewed Clear on: 30/09/16