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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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Decking with Trex

What the heck is decking with Trex?  Per their website, ‘ Trex is the leading brand of alternative decking, railing, fencing, and trim products designed to maximize your outdoor living experience.’ ‘ Trex composite products are made of a unique combination of wood and plastic fibers. Trex gets its plastic and wood fibers from reclaimed or recycled resources. Including sawdust and used pallets from woodworking operations, and recycled plastic grocery bags from all over the country. The raw materials and resources are closely screened for high quality standards before they go near a Trex plant.’ Trex decking is environmentally friendly, and built to last. ‘The …

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