Posts Tagged: Decking Problems

Helpful Tips for a Quick DIY Deck Safety Inspection

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1.Check the Quality of the Boards To start, inspect your decking.  For the most part, appearance shows the quality and strength of your decking boards.  Begin by looking for deep and long running cracks, splinters, or discoloration.  Bowed and curling boards present another red flag.  In addition to the safety hazard, the bending compromises their… Read more »

Do Composite Decks Get Too Hot?

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There are so many advantages to composite decking.  Home owners spring for the investment because of the value in a maintenance free deck.  Although, all great things come with a few concerns.  One big question buyers ask is if composite decks get too hot.  Given the nature of deck enjoyment, most people like walking barefoot. … Read more »

Safely Clean Your Deck

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Most people probably think the rain rinses your deck clean.  Sadly, water acts as the number one threat to a healthy wooden deck.  Every year your deck endures damage from weather, foot traffic, and whatever furniture it supports.  Learn about the safest and most effective way to clean your deck.  When you invest in safe… Read more »

Protect Your Deck Against Water Damage

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Wooden decks face daily challenges against mother nature.  Every rain drop, snowflake and sprinkling of hose water presents a threat.  Home owners apply stains and paints to protect the wood and extend the lifespan of the deck.  In this blog we highlight the importance of moisture protection.  We describe the problems water creates.  We also… Read more »

Deck Wash, the Spa Treatment for Your Deck

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Even decks need a good cleaning.  Despite what you think, the rain does not wash away the dirt found on your deck.  The good news is that you can clean your deck every year to remove dirt and discoloration.  Decks suffer from a variety of threats.  Some are unavoidable.  It’s important to keep your deck… Read more »