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Warm weather means that we are all wanting to spend more time outdoors. There is no place to enjoy this new sunshine then relaxing on your deck. Your deck can be a safe place to unwind outdoors, especially after a cold winter that we can have! Of course, after a long cold fall, your deck might not be looking the best. However, there are a few quick steps to get your deck looking good as new again and some won’t even take you a long time to either!
Cleaning: The first thing you’ll want to do for your new summer project is clean the area. Start by taking all your furniture off your deck so you have a better idea of what you are working with. Depending on what your deck looks like, there might be a few tips on how much of a small or deep clean you need to do. If your deck just has a few debris around it, you might need to do a light cleaning. Some of that debris just needs a good sweeping. If you compost, it’s the perfect time to add some organic matter to your compost pile. Once you have all the debris swept off, take out your garden hose and give your deck a quick wash down. If your deck really took a beating, you’ll want to do a better cleaning such as getting a powerful pressure washer that can really help get rid of the dirt and grim. [Read more…]