Deck Repair & Maintenance

woman spraying protective coat on deck

A deck is usually in an exposed location where it is subject to the ravages of the elements. Many older decks are built of nontreated or poorly treated lumber, making them easy targets for rot.

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Exposure to the sun causes untreated wood to turn gray. In the case of redwood, this is an attractive silver color. If the wood is pressure-treated, the color is less attractive. Either way, the gray can be removed by washing with a deck cleaner.

One Hour or Less

Three simple projects to cross off of your to-do list -- just print these instructions and begin!