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Slam out your Summer Projects – Stain your Deck

Like most items around the house, decks have a tendency to fade into the background, going un-noticed until one afternoon, relaxing on the deck while sipping your favorite beverage, you notice it’s not what it used to be. Perhaps some mildew has formed against the house. There may be a rust stain under the table legs. The finish might be faded and worn. It’s time to take advantage of the sunny days and re-stain the deck! Once you have selected your weekend, first up is a deck inspection. Is there any rottenwood? You can determine if a board is rotten by gently poking it with …

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How to Install a Deck

There is nothing better than sitting outside on your deck on a summer day. Soaking up the sunshine, ice cold drink in hand, grill ready, birds chirping. If your deck area is subpar, it can take away the enjoyment and present danger if the boards are rotten, broken, or sagging. Revamp your deck this summer and you won’t have to worry about it again for a long time. Installation is easier than you may think, and the Friedman’s experts are ready to help! Once your deck frame is in place, with joists a maximum of 16” apart, you’re ready to place the first board. Place …

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Get Your Deck, Fence, and Siding Ready for Fall and Winter

Summer’s going, going, going…and we’ll soon get ready to head back to school and enter the cooler portion of the year. Fortunately, the rainy season has not started just yet, so there’s still time to get your deck, fence, and siding ready for Fall and Winter. If you and your family like to run around your deck with bare feet in the Spring and Summer, we highly recommend sealing the deck now to prevent future splinters and excess weathering. For wood decks, fences, siding, shake, outdoor furniture and most exterior wood, try using an excellent stain and sealer like the Superdeck® DFS Clear UVB Stain …

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