How to Maintain your Deck
Decks are exposed to the elements all year round. You should have a routine of upkeep that will protect your deck and prevent expensive repairs. If you follow this simple maintenance schedule you can help keep your deck safe, sound, and looking great.
Wash your deck. A dirty deck invites mold and mildew, which can cause rot. Follow these steps to wash your deck:
1. Remove debris from between deck boards using a putty knife.
2. Protect all plants. Wet and cover them with plastic sheeting.
3. Thoroughly sweep the deck.
4. Choose the right cleaner.