For Best Results: 1) Dilute contents of container with equal parts of water in a plastic bucket. 2) Wet decks and all surrounding painted and fiberglass areas thoroughly with fresh water. Do not try to brighten more than 6 to 8 square feet at one time. Allow to soak for five minutes then reapply to any dark areas. DO NOT ALLOW TO DRY. 3) Rinse teak thoroughly, scrub and rinse at the same time. 4) Allow surface to dry overnight before applying Tip Top Teak’s Wood Oil Sealer. Follow brightening process with Tip Top Teak’s Wood Oil Sealer.