A common problem with older homes is porch railings that have become loose or rotten over time. This can be a hazard and should be repaired as soon as possible. While you must be careful and some knowledge of tool handling is required, this is a repair that most average homeowners can accomplish in a couple of hours.
Who says we have to pay a workman to repair our deck? We woman are just as capable of taking on DIY projects. I want to show you how easy deck repair can be and encourage you to try it for yourself, especially if you are a single woman or have a not-so-handy husband. My ... Read More about A Girlfriend’s Guide to Deck Repair
Our deck had been seriously neglected when we moved in. There was unevenness on the wood boards and no finish left whatsoever. We knew the best way to restore a deck that has been neglected was with a sander. We had that sander and a whole weekend free, so we sanded the deck. This step is only necessary if your decking needs it. #sanding #deck #wooddecking
Want to avoid deck decay and enjoy your outdoor space for the rest of your days? If you use these deck building tricks during the initial build, you’ll find yourself with a sturdy backyard oasis for a long, long time.
Alternative to Replacing Deck Boards. The rising price of lumber makes replacing decking boards a significant expense, and it's one you may be able to avoid. By so doing, you'll also preserve the appearance of your deck. Most decking lumber is rot-resistant cedar or redwood, and even though it has become ...