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How To Reinforce A Deck Post: Don’t Let Your Deck Rails Wobble

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If you’ve ever been afraid your deck railing might give way – or worse, someone could topple over it – you’re not alone. Deck railing posts are often the first part of the deck to show signs of wear and tear. Fortunately, there are several ways to reinforce deck railing posts, both during initial construction […]

How To Replace Deck Railing: The Best Guide For Homeowners Everywhere

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If you have a deck, it’s important to make sure that the railing is in good condition. A railing can help keep you safe while you’re walking on your deck, and it can also add some extra style to the space. If your railing is starting to rot or warp, it’s time to replace it. […]

How To Stain A Deck In 10 Easy Steps

If you’re a homeowner with a deck, you understand the importance of maintaining its appearance and structural integrity. This step-by-step guide will walk you through the entire process of deck staining, from cleaning and preparation to choosing the right wood stain and applying it effectively. Whether you’re dealing with a new deck or looking to […]

Repairing Wood Rot: How To Maintain Your Outdoor Deck

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If you’re like most homeowners, you probably take great pride in your outdoor deck. It’s a great spot to entertain guests or relax on a sunny day. But unfortunately, decks aren’t expected to last forever. Lashed by rain and wind, further weakened by sun exposure, and sometimes plagued by rot – decks can collapse due […]

The Best Way Of Replacing Deck Boards In 6 Quick Steps

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Replacing deck boards on a wood deck is one of the projects that any DIY enthusiast can do with the right tools. But make no mistake, even if it’s a simple and quick project at first sight, it can turn into a never ending nightmare that you can’t wait to finish to go about your […]

A Quick Guide To Sanding A Deck

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If you want to refinish your deck, there are several things you’ll have to do first to ensure a smooth refinish just like professionals do. One of the most important steps in refinishing a deck is sanding. Sanding is the process of smoothing out a rough surface with sandpaper. It’s a necessary step in refinishing […]

The Best Deck Repairing Guide for Tennessee

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Before we begin, know that deck repairing is not a project anyone can undertake. Many deck problems are more serious than they tend to appear, especially framing and railing issues. But if you’re looking to replace some rotten wood boards, that could be a simple DIY project that you can start. Let’s start with the […]