the problems with composite decking the craftsman blog my wife and i are also retired and trying to get away from the work involved with a deck we have already torn our old deck apart . it is a 20 x 24 deck to be done . is there a wood that can be used that does not require a lot of staining and maintenance . our deck get lots of sun for the better part of the morning .
repair for an old wooden porch rescue an old wooden porch from the elements. by clint c. thomas, esq. your house is in a constant state of battle with the sun and rain. the heat from the sun, especially in the hot summer months, wreaks havoc on paint and caulk. rainwater presents the biggest long-term threat to any manmade
how to fix a hole in composite decking hunker how to fix a hole in composite decking by susan e. johnson. save tighten or replace any decking screws or nails that have worked loose over time with a power screwdriver and hammer. how to repair cracks in the wood on my deck 3 how to remove grease from a composite deck 4
three key steps for wood deck maintenance and repair three key steps for wood deck maintenance and repair spending time out on your deck visiting with friends, or just relaxing and soaking up the sun, is one of the best parts of summer. but if your deck is cracked, warped, or infested with moss or dry rot, it can become an eyesore and may even be dangerous to use.
how to repair a composite deck if it gets damaged home composite decking can be an attractive solution for homeowners, but in the event of damage the decking can't be treated like a standard wooden deck. to tackle composite deck scratch repair, pay
how to install lattice: 14 steps with pictures how to install lattice. adding vinyl or wooden lattice beneath a porch or deck can give it a fresh new look. in addition, lattice can be used to create hidden storage space beneath your deck or porch. lattice also hides unsightly areas
what kind of wood do you re deck your trailers with my 16 and 18' flatbed trailers both have wood rotting out. i was curious if you go ahead and replace it with treated 2x or if there is a cheaper log in or sign up. our sister sites: what kind of wood do you re deck your trailers with? discussion in 'trucks and trailers' started by venturewest, apr 9,
how much does it cost to repair a deck or its boards deck repair cost factors. deck repair costs an average of $1,637 with many homeowners spending between $725 and $2,550. although it requires an investment of time and money, it costs significantly less than replacement, as long as the deck is structurally intact and the wood is healthy.
how to replace a deck post if you have a rotten or damaged post supporting your porch or deck, it needs to be replaced. the first step is to remove the old post. once that is done, you can set a new post in concrete to ensure that your porch or deck doesnt sag. always use pressure-treated wood for replacement posts
which is the best decking material: wood or composite being as the plastic just saturates everything below it, the frame of my deck has complete rotted out and is collasping. first, and last time, for composite for me, ever. i just completed a re-decking of my wooden deck using seven trust composite. it looks beautiful and i'm looking forward to low maintenance. replacing wood deck .
replacing a wood deck with composite decking today's 14 comments on replacing a wood deck with composite decking i want to replace my cedar decking with a composite material . my deck butts up to my patio. since the composite is a different thickness of 1/2 inch i now have a lip where people will trip. also i will have a step down coming out from my sliding glass door.
how to replace deck nails with screws home guides sf gate if you are purchasing a home with an older deck, you may want to consider replacing nails with longer lasting and stable deck screws. the screws will lock down the wood a lot easier and be more
repairing decks and railings the family handyman cut the new deck board from matching material, both in thickness and wood type. itll look different initially, but itll blend in after a year or so, especially if you clean and reseal or stain your deck.cut the replacement board to length you want a snug fit .
resurface or rebuild? how to bring new life to your old deck keyboard arrow right resurface or rebuild? how to bring new life to your old deck; there are a lot of reasons why a wooden deck degrades over time. neglect is a big one: maintenance is time consuming, ongoing, and just one of those chores thats easy to push to the bottom of the list. would you resurface your deck, or replace it
composite decking on a pontoon boat stylishly replaces a year later, and my friend hasnt had much of a problem with his new boat deck. however, using composite on the deck is very much an experiment, and it remains to be seen if it continues to hold up. putting composite decking on a pontoon boat is an uncertain prospect, but, as my friend learned it can have beautiful results.