Wood decks requires regular maintenance and upkeep to be able to provide you with years of pleasure. It is necessary to keep it clean and dry. Leaf mold, spills, and tracked mud diminish your deck’s good looks and can attract unwanted flies and insects. You should also clean the entire deck at the start of every season using either the approach described below or a power washer at its lowest pressure setting to quickly spray away dirt and grime. You can apply a penetrating sealer annually after a thorough cleaning. It is a good idea to replace the old nails of the deck with screws. Rotten planks should be replaced with new ones where deemed necessary. To reduce the risk of post rot in the future, pack vinyl concrete patcher around the base of the support post to form a bevel that drains water away from the wood.
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7 Tips for Maintaining and Repairing Wood Decks