pros and cons for sealing wood decks

the result is a transparent tint that leaves the features of the surface such as the wood grain visible. all stains are not created equal. there are several types and each one has its own pros and cons: water-based – these have been increasing in the marketplace as 【Get Price】

3 jan 2018 cons. wood: avoid natural wood decking if you dislike annual maintenance projects such as power-washing and deck-sealing. also manufacturers of wood-composite and pvc deck materials like to point out that wood splinters easily. they are correct. if you plan to do anything on your deck that involves 【Get Price】

28 oct 2015 at archadeck the substructures for all of our decks and porches are made from pressure treated pine even on the projects where the floors and railings are built of something else. pressure treated pine has an added benefit. it boasts a classic look that many people enjoy: natural wood grain. nothing 【Get Price】

when planning your new deck weigh the pros and cons of wood to decide if it's the right material to meet your needs. compared to synthetic alternatives wood decks demand greater attention and care from homeowners including sealing and staining every few years to protect the deck from moisture damage and help 【Get Price】

highly stable when manufactured properly; harvested every 3-5 years vs 15-50 years for most other wood; absorbs 4 times as much carbon dioxide as hardwood.. for example you have to wax end seal each piece and coat the top surface of bamboo and allow proper minimum ventilation underneath each deck board. 【Get Price】

6 aug 2015 painting your wood deck can be a great choice. paint has quite a few benefits over the other finish options such as stain or sealer but it may not be for you if you want a natural looking wood deck. here are the pros and cons of painting your outside deck: painting allows you to use any color you want. 【Get Price】

we are often asked what the pros and cons are of composite decking compared to wood decking. new wood needs to be stained or sealed within 60 days from installation and sooner for fall deck installations needs to be installed in the warmer months to ensure staining or sealing before winter. 【Get Price】