Want to Prevent Future Decking Problems? Let Your Deck Breathe!

We’ve talked before about why gap spacing deck boards is a critical step in the deck building process. But, did you know that it’s just as important to let fresh air flow from under your deck?

Watch this video to see why blocking or constricting air flow can lead to big problems:

Now, you might say to yourself, “But I don’t want to look at dirt under my deck.” Or, you might ask “What if my design calls for a completely finished look?” We just want you to be aware of the possible possible consequences. Ultimately, it’s your decision what you want your deck to look like. However, if you end up experiencing problems down the road, inadequate air flow will probably be the culprit.

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