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whether to stain over or strip a deck down to bare wood

sometimes if you know that your deck will look much nicer but will still have many noticeable imperfections you are better equipped to make the determination whether or not you want to make the additional investment into stripping the deck down to “bare” wood (even stripping a deck may leave 1-3% of the old finish remaining usually in ...【Get Price】

can you build a deck over a wood deck?

decks cannot be installed directly on existing wood planks but we do have other options. if your deck is in desperate need of a makeover but you don’t want to start from scratch you can replank your deck with capped wood composite decking. replanking is when you remove the old deck surface planks and install ...【Get Price】

2020 composite decking prices - cost to install per square foot

the average cost of composite decking ranges from $20 to $38 per square foot with most homeowners spending between $5821 and $10826 to install a 12’ x 24’ composite deck with railings. in comparison a pressure-treated wood deck costs $15 to $25 per square foot while a cedar wood deck starts at $30 per square foot.【Get Price】

what kind of wood for a painted deck? | home guides | sf gate

pine or white wood. both pine and standard "white wood" lumber work well for deck construction. some pines are nearly as resistant to rot as cedar and both of these options take paint well.【Get Price】

how to make an old deck safe - fine homebuilding

i figured it would take only three days of labor and $600 in materials much cheaper than dismantling and disposing of an old deck and building a new one. i used the american wood council’s prescriptive residential wood deck construction guide (also known as the dca-6) based on the 2009 irc as a reference. problem: shallow footings【Get Price】

replacing a wood deck with composite decking | today's homeowner

we have a cedar deck it has been up for 25 years. the floor boards need replacing. i was thinking of putting down composite boards on the floor and possible replacing the existing cedar wood on the stairs also.【Get Price】