The amount of maintenance required to keep your new deck looking great year after year depends a lot on your material choices, and what you want the deck to look like in the end.
All wood will weather to grey if left untreated. Most will splinter, warp, and crack, the one exception being Ipe. Composites and other low maintenance decking materials have gained popularity over the past several years. These low maintenance products have become more refined in their second generation, some even coming close to the look of natural lumber.
There are many misconceptions concerning all the new decking products available. From our extensive experience
no matter what brand you end up purchasing, all require periodic cleaning to keep them looking their best.
No matter what you may have read or been told No Decks Are Maintenance Free.
We service an area, surrounded by water, in a region of the country with high pollen counts, and high humidity. These conditions are perfect for mold and mildew growth. Mold can, and will grow on concrete, pavers, wood, PVC fence, vinyl siding, and even your new deck. Expect to maintain your new deck no matter which material you have.
Please contact us before you start for more info about the care, cleaning, sealing, or staining of any deck that you may have. We have seen many good intended homeowners ruin their decks by trying to save a few bucks and do it themselves, sometimes costing thousands to repair. If you do not want to do it yourself we can give you a quote on cleaning and maintaining your deck.