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Decks  /  August 26, 2022

How to Restore an Old Deck

deck repair

Deck repair is a great way to bring your old deck back to life, just in time for this summer and the coming fall. See how you can finish these projects quickly if you want to change the way your deck looks or fix its structure.

Customize Your Deck

If you want to update your deck, you can change a lot of things about it. For example, you can add new designs, colors, stains, and more. If you need to fix your deck, you can also change these things. The following parts of the deck can be changed:

  • Railing: Usually 3 feet high and a safety item. Comes in different styles and can be painted or stained.
  • Post Caps: Keeps moisture out of the posts and is a decorative piece too.
  • Posts: Spaced every few feet and at the corners of the deck for structural support.
  • Stairs: Built on a concrete pad to prevent warping or sinking.

Planning Your Deck

As you think about how to fix your deck, it’s important to look at what needs to be fixed and make a list. Is the paint peeling, but all you need to do is sand, treat, and paint it again? Is a post rotting or has a railing come loose? All of these are important things to do. Setting up estimates with local craftspeople can help you plan and budget for these deck repair services.


You can add new features to your deck, like an outdoor kitchen, bar, lounge area, and more. Depending on what you want to install, you may need to do things like install plumbing and electricity.

Fix up and update your deck so that it looks brand new and is ready for your next backyard party. Pressure washing services are a great way to clean your deck or get it ready to be painted, stained, or something else. See how these tips can help you make your deck even better.

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