With the weather getting warmer, it’s time to take care of the back deck. Here’s what the experts have to say about keeping your deck looking good. This story was published in the May 7, 2010 Newcastle News in the Home and Garden section. Read it on Newcastle News’ website here.
As the weather gets warmer, most people search for more outdoor activities in which to take part. Some go to the pool and some head to the mountains, but some just head to the back porch to relax.
No matter what kind of deck you have, there are a few easy steps you can take to keep your deck looking good for the spring and summer. The first thing to do is clean your deck, said Ron Spillers, president of West Coast Decks in Issaquah.
“Probably the easiest way will be using deck detergent, which you can find at any home improvement store,” he said.