Maintaining a Composite Deck

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Composite decking has gained popularity in recent years due to its affordability and eco-friendly production, making it a suitable alternative to wood. With proper maintenance, a composite deck can last for up to three decades. It’s essential to hire a certified Porch Builder, however, to ensure quality results. The primary aspects of maintaining a composite deck include:

Pressure Wash Every Six Months

Implementing a deep clean to your deck every 6 months is an effective means of ensuring any debris that might be stuck in corners or between planks is washed out. Although composite decking is not susceptible to rot, clearing these areas ensures a hygienic setup and keeps potential insects away. You can also simply scrub the surface with a bristled brush.

Clear the Surrounding Area

Part of cleaning your deck involves clearing the surrounding area of any potential dirt, debris, and overgrowth. Keeping the grass short and ensuring a clear pathway to the area not only enhances curb appeal but can play a significant role in avoiding the onset of clutter. 

Staining the Surface

Staining your deck can improve the overall aesthetics and provide a protective coating to enhance longevity. You should apply stain every 2 to 4 years on average to maintain the sheen of the surface. For high-quality deck building and maintenance provisions, call us today! Exponential Construction, your preferred contractor.

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