Does Composite Decking Require Regular Maintenance?

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Composite decking has become increasingly popular among homeowners looking for a low-maintenance alternative to traditional wood decking. Made from a blend of wood fibers and plastic, composite decking is designed to resist rotting, warping, and insect damage. But does it require regular maintenance? Let’s dive in. The Low-Maintenance Advantage One of the biggest advantages of …

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How to Clean Your Wood Deck Without a Pressure Washer Using DeckWise Cleaner

DeckWise Cleaner

If you’re looking to spruce up your wood deck without the use of a pressure washer, you’re in luck. DeckWise Cleaner offers an effective and environmentally friendly way to clean and restore your deck to its former glory. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the steps to clean your wood deck using DeckWise …

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Why Do Deck Boards Crack, and How Can You Prevent It?

Outdoor decks are the highlight of many backyards, offering a perfect setting for relaxing, entertaining, and enjoying the outdoors. However, over time, many homeowners notice cracks appearing in their deck boards. These cracks can detract from the beauty of the deck, create safety hazards, and lead to more significant damage if left untreated. Understanding why …

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What is Joist Tape?

The joist tape that we recommend is: DeckWise® WiseWrap® JoistTape™ It’s a flexible polyethylene waterproof wood flashing designed to protect your decking structure. This high-quality material is fortified with a rubberized asphalt mastic adhesive, offering superior protection against moisture. Each roll comes in a generous size of 3 inches wide and 75 feet long, with …

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How to Clean Trex Decking

All exterior building materials require cleaning. Cleaning Trex decking is relatively easy and straightforward. Generally, soap and water is all that is required to clean Trex Transcend, Enhance, and Select products. Here’s some additional tips and instructions on cleaning Trex decking: Dirt and Debris The affected area should be sprayed off with a hose to …

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What Does Gray Ipe Look Like?

Gray Ipe Decking

Ipe is an incredible wood, especially for decking. One of the benefits we often mention is the low maintenance requirement. Once it’s installed, you barely have to touch an ipe deck! Virtually the only thing you have to do is oil it every year or so to preserve that rich brown color. Of course, people …

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