If your deck’s frame was built properly, it should last decades. But what about the deck flooring? PT, fir, cedar, mahogany, ipe, and plastic synthetics age differently, and fail differently.
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Why Hasn’t Your Deck Collapsed?
If your deck violates the building code, why has it not fallen down? There are several reasons, let’s look at them….
Are you feeling pressured to treat your pressure treated deck? Options for restoring your PT deck
You loved your pressure treated deck when new,..but you have not treated it for years. And now it looks like this…What should you do? You have 3 alternatives:…
Will Snow Damage my Deck this winter? Tips for clearing snow from your deck
Must I shovel the snow off my deck? Actually, you don’t….Don’t shovel your deck to avoid collapse….Don’t shovel your deck to protect the wood….Do clear the snow to provide an exit path….If you do shovel your deck, here are some TIPS:
The 5 factors you need to know that determine a deck’s cost
That new deck will cost WHAT? Deck costs can surprise you….Five major factors affect the price of a deck….So instead of paying $1,500 for rails, you’re suddenly paying $6,000. Ouch!…But some companies actually do more….What does a deck cost?…the most professional answer is published by….
Choices for your Wood Deck — An Introduction
Wood Options: So you’re not enamored with all those plastic-looking, artificial, “low maintenance” decks. You like Real Wood….it’s fairly hard and strong. It has that lifetime warranty, and…it’s the least expensive outdoor wood. Not bad.