Category Archives: Deck Maintenance

Step by Step Guide to Clean and Repair Your Deck before Summer 2016

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Tweet Decks are the highlights of many people’s homes and a lot of time and money goes into building them. It is important to clean the deck regularly, so that it looks beautiful for a long time without any major repairs. Deck maintenance is as important as maintenance for your health or your vehicle’s oil […]

How to Properly Care for a Wood Deck in Georgia

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Tweet If you have a wood deck then this post is for you! Most people agree that a wood deck is a beautiful addition to any home, and they are right. Whether it is painted or stained to reveal the lovely natural grain of the wood, a deck adds an entirely new dimension to a […]

Why Deck Maintenance Can be Challenging

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Tweet When you build a new wood deck, one of the first things you will be told is how important it is to maintain it. This helps to keep it looking good, but it also ensures that you get many years of enjoyment from it. As your deck ages, it will require more attention, and […]

How to Winterize Your Pergola and Deck

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Tweet As the summer ends and we march towards winter, it’s time to start thinking of winterizing your pergola and other outdoor structures. You may be curious as to why we’re talking about winterizing your Atlanta-area deck, but remember winter 2014? Early predictions for winter 2015 indicate more snowfall for northern states, and we may […]

How to Effectively Rid your Deck of Pet Odors

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Tweet Pets don’t often realize the difference between going to potty outside vs. going on your deck, which happens to be technically outside of their normal living space. The best-behaved dog may even find the idea of an outdoor living area confusing, so you’re not alone if your dog goes out on the deck. We […]

Deck Care and Maintenance Part Two: Repair and Prevent

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Tweet I hope you’re enjoying this two-part deck maintenance series. We discussed how to clean your deck thoroughly and how to stain and seal a wood deck in part one. Now we are going to discuss how to repair and take preventive measures against rot, staining, and other mishaps that often happen to decks. Ready […]