Last Activity:08-09-2007 3:54 PM
Posted in thread: Contractor scams! on 08-09-2007 at 02:50 PM
I was watching the news last night and people were getting ripped off by contractors left and
right. I was wondering if someone could give me some tips on how to AVOID these scams. I know
how to tell ...
Posted in thread: Termites... on 08-09-2007 at 02:47 PM
Do you have a cat!:eek:My cat went nuts and started slicing at my wood deck. I was always
finding deep scratchs and buts in the wood. Couldn't figure it out untill I seen here on day.
Be careful of th...
Posted in thread: Deck Furniture on 08-09-2007 at 02:45 PM
I have real wicker on my deck. I have a dark stain and the white wicker sure does bring the
floor right out. I baught this couch set at a garage sale for about 75 bucks. I had to take it.
Of course I ...
Posted in thread: What is the best way to keep that wood look natural? on 08-09-2007 at 02:43 PM
Deckman, you do know they have stain that is the color of "natural wood" right? Stuff works
great! My buddy JJ used it on his deck and I never even knew untill I dropped somthing and you
could tell it...
Posted in thread: I did not know this existed... on 08-09-2007 at 02:41 PM
+1 har. The metallic decks dont bring that "country" smell wood decks do. I feel more like a
redneck with wood on my deck.
Posted in thread: What fasteners do you use? on 08-09-2007 at 02:38 PM
I have used Tiger Claws fasteners on 2 of my decks. It makes it shine and I have a nail free
deck. Keeps me from having to worry about rusty nails making my deck look old and rotten.
Posted in thread: Thinking about a new Deck on 08-09-2007 at 02:36 PM
I have a trick that helps me out when choosing a contractor. I simply check out some of his
"old" work. I check to see how he did and if the "structure" is still in good standing. This
will let you kn...
Posted in thread: Before I stain (PREP) on 08-08-2007 at 05:57 PM
What are some steps I should take before I go ahead with the stain process. Anything that could
change the outcome of the deck? I want to make sure this is going to be my final deck. I have
Posted in thread: Stain Remover...? on 08-08-2007 at 05:53 PM
What is the best way to remove stain from my deck? I am thinking about giving it a face
lift!:DJust a sander?
Posted in thread: Can I get some hints? on 08-08-2007 at 05:51 PM
This is what I have come up. Very basic steps to proper maintaing your deck.1. Sweep it like
its your kitchen. 1-2 days a week is fine2. Scrub Your Deck 1-2 times a year. 3-4 if you have
more time.3. ...