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April 2013

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Building & Maintaining a Hardwood Deck is Easier than You Think

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" ~ Robin Williams

With winter behind us, it's finally time to thaw out and enjoy the outdoors again! For many that means grilling, outdoor parties, and star-gazing at night with the kids.

Reinvest in your outdoor life. Does your deck need to be replaced? Or does it require a simple refinishing? From minor things like cleaning your deck to a total deck makeover, our helpful staff has you covered.

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How NOT To Store New Decking

Prevent Problems Before Installation

Regardless of the material, many deck problems begin before the final board is fastened. Improper storage of decking is the primary reason why problems such as warping and cupping occur. Just ask a professional and licensed contractor and they will tell you the best decks are the ones that were built with care and long-term performance in mind. For instance, ensuring the deck is properly pitched, fastened, and ventilated will add decades onto its lifespan.

If you're planning on building a new deck, check out this great video on our Deck Installation page to see how NOT to store your decking.

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Spring Deck Cleaning Tips

Taking Care of a Hardwood Deck is Both Fast & Easy

Now is the perfect time for an annual deck inspection. With the winter snow and colder temperatures now gone, check and see if the weight and moisture of the snow has had any effect on the appearance of your deck. If you’ve discovered these elements have had an impact, here are some fast and easy ways to keep your deck looking great this Spring.

Whether your deck is spotty from all the winter moisture or your planters left rings on the surface, using a Deck Cleaner and Wood Brightener is a fast and simple solution.

If you want to replenish the color of your deck, now is also a great time to apply a coat of Hardwood Deck Finish. Not only will you enhance the color of the material, but you'll increase its overall lifespan.

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