Unpainted decks

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How do I maintain my unpainted deck?

Unpainted decks

If your deck is brand new, let it "breathe" for a couple of weeks before applying a preservative. This will let the lumber acclimatize and dry a little. After two or three weeks of dry weather, sweep your new deck and then apply a water seal, like Thompson's, liberally.



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