Encore For Wood Decks & Docks



Encore is a durable composite coating that resurfaces old wood deck surfaces, locking down harmful splinters and imparting a comfortable skid-resistant finish. Guaranteed for as long as you own your home!

The Maximum Level in Wood Deck Resurfacing.
Encore’s wood deck coating looks great and is guaranteed for life! Thousands of private and commercial property owners across the Country have enjoyed the benefits of resurfacing their wooden decks with Encore. In accelerated weather tests, Encore outperformed competitive formulations by over 5:1! That’s why the most discriminating customers choose Encore.

New Technologies Place Encore in a Class of Its Own.
Here’s what you get with Encore:

1. A more refined appearance.
Encore dries to a form a skid-resistant, yet elegant finish. Your wood deck will look great and provide a new level of safety for your family by locking down splinters and creating a skid-resistance walking surface. Encore’s new texture complies with ADA standards for skid-resistance while balancing the need for easy cleaning and durability.

2. New Thermal-Smart™ technology.
Other products use sand to create texture in their coating. Sand gets very hot on summer days. A synthetic aggregate and other ingredients are incorporated into Encore’s new formulation so it’s cooler on bare feet in hot weather.

3. Infinicolor™
Infinicolor™ allows you to choose any color under the Sun by simply adding a gallon of acrylic latex paint to the Encore 5-gallon pail. Infinicolor-technology guarantees a perfect color match.

4. Elastix™
Elastix™ is a robust new resin package that increases Encore’s ability to withstand changing weather conditions. Expansion & contraction is the single biggest challenge for deck coatings and Encore has mastered the challenge with Elastix. Year after year, Encore will provide the level of protection that you expect from a market leader.

5. Self-healing Properties.
When necessary, Encore’s resin technology steps up and heals small cuts and incisions and helps prevent the delamination and peeling that would otherwise occur.

6. A Lifetime Warranty!
Encore is guaranteed for as long as you own your home. Commercial projects come with a 10-year warranty. What other deck product protects your investment like Encore?

Encore Deck Coating Restores and Revives Wood Decks & Docks.
Penetrating deck sealers and deck stains simply recolor the splinters on your wood deck! End the annual deck maintenance by restoring your wood deck with Encore Composite Deck Coating.

Encore is excellent investment! It protects your asset from further deterioration, while creating a surface that’s worthy of bare feet.

With an average of 60,000 pedestrians per month, Encore proves it’s up for the challenges of any project – regardless of the size.

Encore is a durable deck coating that repairs decks and wood docks, filling in cracks, locking down splinters, and leaving behind a safe, skid-resistant surface. Wood decks and wood docks that have been restored with Encore, continue to stay in service for years, saving thousands of dollars over the cost of replacement. So why replace your wood deck when you can restore your wood deck it at a fraction of the cost?

Lose Your Shoes and Enjoy Your Deck Again! Are you tired of walking on a deck that’s covered with dangerous splinters? While stains and sealers simply recolor splinters, Encore is made with the exclusive Splinter-Tight™ Technology, insuring that loose splinters are locked down permanently – solving the splinter problem! It’s estimated that Encore saves the average customer between 64-86% over the cost of replacement. With the “Thrift Consciousness” mindset that’s sweeping the economy, homeowners are right to choose Encore. Why replace when you can resurface with Encore?

How Much Does One Encore Kit Cover and What’s an Average Cost?

Coverage will depend on the condition of the wood and how heavy it’s applied. Coverage is 280-400 square feet per kit. Including Pretreat (Encore’s priming adhesive) and the cost of an average gallon of paint, Encore costs approximately $.60 per square foot/per coat (including the paint that is added).

How Many Coats Should I Apply?

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Two coats are required. If you have left-over material, put a third coat over high-traffic areas.

How Long Does it Typically Take to Resurface a Deck?

An average 15′ x 20′ deck that has been cleaned can usually be completed in less than a full day.

What are the Maintenance Requirements?

Encore is not prone to mold or algae growth and can be easily cleaned periodically with soap and water. If necessary, a maintenance coat can always be applied. A maintenance coat of Encore’s new Refresh product can be used to overcoat, or to change the original color.

The proprietary Encore formulation is backed by over 82 years of experience. Encore is ADA Compliant! Encore meets and exceeds safety requirements set by the ADA for skid-resistance.

Quick How-To: Properly clean and prep your deck (see FAQs for prep instructions). Using a common paint roller, apply two coats of Encore and allow to dry. (Note: For the ultimate level of long-term performance, we highly recommend the use of Pretreat, a penetrating sealer and bonding agent specifically designed for Encore.) Depending on the condition of the wood and the application technique, the Encore kit will complete (2 coats) between 140 and 200 square feet of deck surface. Add one gallon of semi-gloss exterior acrylic paint of your color choice to this kit to achieve the perfect color.

When it comes to providing the ultimate level of deck repair, no other wood deck coating compares to Encore.

Encore does not provide a “structural repair” solution for wood. Always replace boards that you consider in your best estimate to be structurally unfit for use.


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