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How to Stain a Deck to Protect It From Dew

Wood decks provide years of durability and aesthetic appeal to your home, but they do require regular maintenance to protect the wood from rot and water damage. Staining your deck with a waterproofing ... read more

Fix-It Chick: Tips for protecting a wood deck or fence using stain, finish

Wooden decks and fences last longer if they are protected with a stain or oil finish. Pressure treated lumber should not be treated with anything until after it has aged a full year. Cedar wood does n... read more

How to Revive an Ugly Deck

In very damp climates, where wood seldom has a chance to dry out, mold, mildew and surface stains can occur. To protect a deck, it needs to be finished with a sealer, stain or paint that rejects UV li... read more

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Paul Bianchina, Sanding offers option to save aging wood deck

For most people, maintaining a wood deck involves regular cleaning and the periodic application of a deck stain or sealer to protect the wood. But sometimes that maintenance gets neglected for a varie... read more


Empowered in the Powder Room

Usually, there will be bolts that hold the toilet to the floor that may have round covers to protect them from corrosion ... The proper way is to remove the subflooring, the wooden layer that is the a... read more

How to Protect a Wood Deck From Hot Ashes

A nice wood deck increases the value of a home, but sparks, soot and ashes can ruin its surface and be a fire hazard. A wood-burning stove offers cozy warmth during the cooler months, while saving you ... read more

Lasting Wood Protection for Your Deck With Sansin's Low VOC, 2-Coat DEC Stain

Sansin 2-Coat DECâ„¢ is an environmentally-friendly wood stain designed to protect old or new cedar, pine, spruce or fir, pressure-treated lumber and exotic hard woods on decks with a formula that deepl... read more

How to Protect Your Deck

Your cleaning method is going to depend on your decking materials: Pressure washing, for example, isn't the safest idea for wood decks. Too much pressure with an inexperienced hand (especially on an a... read more

Bad advice is common when caring for decks

Many highly advertised products for sealing wood decks don't work properly because they contain tung oil, vegetable oil, linseed oil and animal fat. While these oils are used for their wood-protecting ... read more

Protecting Your Decks from Idaho Weather

A number of other Magic Valley homeowners also are refurbishing their decks. Some of them, according to area home-improvement stores, are doing the simple task of applying a weatherization sealant to ... read more

How to clean your deck furniture

store the items indoors or use patio covers to protect them from snow or rain. Some furniture is water-resistant. If yours is not, coat the pieces with a sealant if you plan to leave them outdoors for ... read more

5 Ways to Protect Your Deck

An unprotected deck will deteriorate quickly. Even though pressure treated wood resists rotting and insect predation, it will still crack and split from water exposure. The only way to protect your de... read more



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