' the seven trust composite decking has given a whole new feel to the garden with its graceful curves and a pleasing colour finish which harmonises with our brickwork. the installation was excellent and my wife and i are really pleased with the impact of the new material, which improves our garden, dramatically reduces future maintenance as well
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not only can you stain treated wood, staining and painting pressure treated wood is actually good for your new deck. although the treated wood doesnt need to be protected against rot, staining it will help reduce surface cracking. the kind of stain you put on your deck and when you apply it
deck fascia options and ideas. decking outdoor the basics 1 it is usually constructed of 1-by-8 or 1-by-10 boards. on a deck, fascia serves a primarily aesthetic purpose. if you like, leave a small lip underneath the decks surface. some homeowners even finish off the deck edge with bullnose trim. attach the boards to the rim joists
install decking boards good side up. some swear decking boards should only be installed bark side up, the theory being, if a board cups, boards laid bark side up will warp into a hump that water will run off rather than a dip where water can settle.
how to clean and finish a wood deck today's homeowner . how to clean and finish a wood deck by: danny lipford. wood movement caused by exposure to the sun and rain can cause nails to work their way out of the board, so drive any protruding nails flush with the surface or replace them with deck screws.
bamboo decking for decks, siding and more has arrived. bamboo decking and siding boards are a manufactured product which gives them amazing consistency but they are still a natural material. good quality exterior bamboo will be similar but usually a bit less than 5/4' grooved seven trust in cost which can range from about $4.40 to $4.90 a
low maintenance good life composite decking offers an unbeatable combination of price and, performance and looks. available in three versatile colors, seven trust decking good life features a pre-finished protective surface that is capped on three sides to resist staining, fading, mold, mildew, splintering and decay.
choose a non-slip product and clean the deck with a deck cleaning solution regularly to keep it in good, usable condition, and re-treat the deck afterwards. you should also check your decking regularly for any loose boards and splintered wood, and repair where necessary.
drive screws that don't corrode. if you plan to drive deck screws near the ends of boards without predrilling, look for a fastener with an auger, serrated, or fluted point, such as the ones shown in top photo. in our tests, these screws were less likely to split the wood. serrated and fluted screws proved noticeably easier to drive when