• What are the sealer colors?

    Sealer colors are Natural, Cedar, Rustic and Two-tone. The pictures below are of cedar wood.

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  • Is there a guarantee?

    All work will be completed in a workmanlike manner according to standard practices. We guarantee our work for one year. We are certified by all major deck care product manufacturers. We carry full general liability and worker’s compensation insurance

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  • What if it rains after you seal the deck?

    Most sealers need a minimum of 4-8 hours to dry, although this can vary depending on the weather and the condition of your deck. If it rains soon after we apply the sealer, look for water spots. These are lighter discolorations on the wood similar to water marks left on fine furniture. If your deck

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  • How do you apply the sealer?

    All sealers and stains are applied according to the manufacturer’s recommendations. They can be sprayed, brushed or rolled depending on the product and the specific deck. Some products require one coat and some require two. Please ask if you have questions regarding a particular product.

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  • What is the difference between sealing and staining?

    When we use the term ‘sealers’ we are referring to a semi-transparent product designed to give your deck a warm, natural appeearance. Sealers allow the natural grain of the wood to show through the color. When sealing the wood, weathering, shade lines, sun exposure and wood structure greatly affect the color and evenness on the

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  • How long will the sealer last?

    Most sealers will protect your deck for 18 months to 2 years on the horizontal surfaces and 3 to 4 years on all vertical surfaces depending on use and weather exposure. Please ask us about the life expectancy of any particular brand.

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  • How soon can I seal my new deck?

    We recommend you let your deck dry for a minimum of four weeks after construction before we apply a penetrating sealer. The problem with new wood is that the grains are closed and the wood still contains natural chemicals called tannins and mill glaze. If left to nature, it would take 3-6 months for the

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  • How do you clean the deck?

    When wood has been weathered, it will have to be restored before it may be sealed. In our process, we first apply an environmentally safe cleaning chemical, then powerwash the deck. This removes all the gray discoloration caused by damaged wood fibers and restores the wood to almost its natural color. Our powerwashers are custom-designed

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  • Will the chemicals kill my plants?

    All the chemicals used to clean and brighten your deck are environmentally friendly and will not harm your plants, children or pets. The sealers, howerver, will kill plants if saturated. We will do our best to cover all plants and grass before sealing.

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  • Why doesn’t water bead?

    Certain sealers use paraffin wax as a protective ingredient. If the sealer used on your deck contains this wax, you will see water bead for a period of time after the sealer is applied. Other sealers use oils as their protective ingredients. Although decks sealed with an oil-based sealer will not bead water, they are

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