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Gemini Restore-A-Deck Kit Review

Gemini Restore-A-Deck Kit

Gemini Restore-A-Deck Kit

Gemini Restore-A-Deck Kit ReviewRestore-A-Deck Cleaner and Brightener system is a powerful “eco-friendly” two-part restoration system. 100% Biodegradable Concentrated powder formula. Prep wood surfaces for re-coating with a wood or deck stain and restores weathered gray wood to natural color.

Note: We tested Gemini’s Restore-A-Deck Kit on a heavily gray and dirty fence that was neglected for 8 years.

Gemini Restore-A-Deck Kit Scores (1-10)

Removal of Graying, Dirt, Grime: 9

– Gemini’s Restore-A-Deck Kit worked very efficiently to remove the graying from the fence. Even though the fence was severely neglected, the cleaner and brightener restored the wood to 90% of its original look.

Cost Per Square Foot: 10

– Excellent! Gemini’s Restore-A-Deck Kit is a powdered concentrate that is hard to beat when it comes to cost. The kit can clean and brighten up to 1000 sq. feet. You would need 3-5 times as much if purchasing a liquid packaged cleaner or brightener.

Removal of Old Stain: N/A

– Gemini’s Restore-A-Deck Kit cleans and brightens wood. Not designed to remove stains or finishes.

Ease of Application: 8

– We emptied the entire Step 1 Wood Cleaner into a 5 gallon pail of water. We stirred to dissolve and applied the cleaner with a garden pump sprayer. The Gemini’s Restore-A-Deck Step 1 Wood Cleaner needs about 5-10 minutes to activate. We stiff scrub brushed the surface, rinsed and then applied the Step 2 Brightener. No need to scrub the brightener, just rinse after a few minutes.

Final Appearance of Cleaning: 9

– The pine fence looked almost brand new when the wood dried!

Overall Score for Gemini Restore-A-Deck Kit: 9

– Gemini’s Restore-A-Deck Kit is an excellent product to restore weathered wood or for prepping a stain for reapplication. Hard to beat the cost and ease of use.

Product Information:

Where To Buy: Select Stores or Online
Product Type: Powdered Concentrate. Kit contains Step 1 Deck Cleaner and Step 2 Deck Brightener
Available Sizes: Makes 5 Liquid Gallons per Step
Application Temperature: 45-95 F
Coverage Per Gallon: 100-200 sq. ft
Application Tools: Scrub Brush, Pump Sprayer

Test Fence Stats:

Fence Wood Type: Pine Treated
Deck Square Footage: 800
Condition of Fence: Heavily grayed
How Much Product Used: 
One Kit Retails for $49.99 with free shipping

*All products tested and results are from our experience. We offer no guarantee of similar results. Take inconsideration that results may differ due to different wood types, exposure to UV radiation, and natural weathering.

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Average Ratings Score From Consumers Who Have Used Product 

4.5/5 (3)

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15 responses to “Gemini Restore-A-Deck Kit Review”

  1. baba says:

    is there a difference between gemini restore-a-deck and restore-a-deck??

  2. Jim A says:

    Hi, Will this work on a solid color stain?

  3. Carl Anderson says:

    Cedar siding project. When using a stripper do you start at the top of the wall and go down or the bottom and go up? Do you strip the entire wall and then use the cleaner?

  4. Bill Hendrickson says:

    We have TWP Stain on our porch oak deck. This is the first full year of its application. Now after the winter is over, there is a bit of dirt/grime and salt stains and what have you. I am not ready to restain, maybe another couple of months, but the wife want to clean the deck.
    So will using the Gemini Cleaning work for this, or should it be used just before I am ready to restain.?
    Or should we just use another cleaning solution of some kind for this seasonal cleaning job?

  5. jack says:

    If I don't have a pressure washer, can I still use safely and effectively use this product?

  6. Cindy says:

    Will Gemini restore a deck remove possible mill glaze on a pressure treated pine deck 10 months old and never stained?

  7. Rob says:

    I have not treated my deck in the last 2 years. Some areas are weathered and the protected areas are still sealed. I have never used a stain stripper on it. I built the deck in 1998. The wood is still in great shape for the age. Should I use a stain stripper at this point, and if I do, do I still need to use a cleaner afterwords. Or, Will a deck cleaner take care of the weathered areas so I can avoid using a stripper. The last 2 times I used Benjamin Moore semi-transparent. The last time did not hold up at all with their new formula.

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*This is first and foremost a help site from our experience as wood restoration contractors. All stain and prepping manufacturer directions were followed with our reviews and ratings. We offer no guarantee of similar results. Take in consideration that wood and deck stain results may differ due to prepping procedures, different wood types, exposure to UV radiation, natural weathering, etc.