How Long Will Your Deck Last?
If your deck’s frame was built properly, it should last decades. But what about...
Why Treated Wood?
Or, would it be better to ask, Why Not Treated Wood?
Cleaning mystery spots off ipe deck tiles
Even if you don’t know exactly what caused them, you may be able to get rid of them.
Can Ice Damage a Deck?
Ice falling from a single-story roof can't damage a deck, but a good-sized icicle...
Ipe Question and Answer Session
Scott Burt and Todd Pudvar of Prep to Finish tackle questions about ipe, captured...
Deck Groove Cleaner
This sturdy tool for removing debris that gets caught between deck boards might...
Deck Maintenance Programs
After installing a tropical hardwood deck, a savvy deckbuilder should make...
Composite Decking Maintenance
Regular cleaning and sealing will keep composite decking looking like new
Another Refinishing Option for Composite Decking
Versacryl is a refinishing option for faded and deteriorating vinyl and WPC decking
Cleaning Wood Decks
Most PT decking can be cleaned with a mild detergent, a little bit of bleach, and plenty of water - either sprayed with a garden hose or a carefully-handled pressure washer.