By Travis Larson
Tips for reviving a wood deck
If you have a wood deck that's dirty, stained and covered with mildew and mold, read on. It's easier than you might think to rejuvenate it. Here are some tips to make your deck attractive and ready to enjoy again.
Protect the wood with special coatings
Restore an old wood deck, even if it's worn, cracked and splintery. Simply paint it with a thick, acrylic deck restoration coating, which will create a smooth surface that lasts...
Don't build a new deck if all you have to do is replace a few deck boards
Has your deck seen better days? You probably don't have to rebuild the whole thing. Whether you have one bad deck board to replace or many...
Get more shade with this low-maintenance retreat.
Build a vine-covered pergola in your backyard to shade a stone patio or wood deck using wood beams and lattice set on precast, classical-style columns. The dappled sunlight created...
Give that old deck a new lease on life.
An old deck with a sound structure doesn't have to be torn down. You can remove the worn out decking and railing, and then replace it with new...