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Fall Maintenance Tips To Enhance Your Wooden Deck

Eastern Shore Porch Patio Wooden Deck

At Eastern Shore Porch & Patio, we recognize the significance and worth of outdoor living spaces. These areas bolster our daily living and offer extra living space. A deck is a zone that can be utilized throughout the year, mainly if you reside in an area with moderate winters. Below are some deck maintenance tips for you to use for your wooden deck.

Check For Any Significant Issues

Before starting any deck maintenance, inspecting your wooden deck thoroughly is essential. Although it’s durable and sturdy, it’s still susceptible to damage. Wood is prone to rot and decay, so pay special attention to areas such as joints, posts, ledgers, and deck boards during inspection.

Secure Any Loose Ends

As a deck owner, it’s essential to regularly inspect the integrity of critical components such as nails, screws, and anchors. Ensuring secure fastenings helps prevent railings and the deck from becoming unstable.

Sealant Protection For Wooden Decks

Sealing your deck is crucial to maintaining its quality, whether it’s new or you’ve had it for years. Neglecting to seal your deck will cause it to deteriorate faster. Remember to let it dry completely before sealing, and ensure it’s thoroughly cleaned beforehand.

Ensure Your Deck Lighting Is Working 

A good rule of thumb is to ensure your outdoor lighting fixtures are in working order. Equipping your deck with lighting significantly appeals to your outdoor living area and makes it more secure for you and your guests to enjoy at night. 

Trust Eastern Shore Porch and Patio

When you embark on your next project for your property, trust Eastern Shore Porch and Patio to help. We service Bethany Beach, Ocean City, Lewes, Salisbury, and the Delmarva area. You can request a quote today! If you have questions or concerns, call us at 302-436-9520 or send us an email at For updates and ideas, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.



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