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  • Treating Your Wooden Deck

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    With a little break from the snow, and some warm weather for the time being, take some time and consider treating your wooden deck. Avoid the slips and falls, and make sure your deck is ready for any weather that comes it's way, courtesy of eHow Home:

    Wood decks provide a place to sit and enjoy your yard, giving you somewhere to set up furniture and other outdoor decorations. While wood decks may look beautiful, you must maintain them regularly or the wood will begin to fade and splinter. Treating the wood planks that make up the deck comes as part of owning a deck. If you regularly treat the deck's wood, the deck should maintain its beauty and last for many years to come.

    Trim back any trees, shrubs or bushes growing near the deck's surface. Nail down any loose boards and repair or replace any damaged boards.

    Sand the entire deck's surface using a pole sander to remove all rough spots, including the sides of the deck. Sweep the sawdust and any debris off the deck using a broom.

    Apply the wood stripper solution using a pump sprayer, making sure to cover the deck evenly. After the stripper solution has sat on the deck for 15 minutes, spray the deck completely with a garden hose. Apply wood brightener using the pump sprayer, then hose down the deck after 15 minutes have passed.

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