And then, about the time we hit two years you could tell the wood was taking a beating from the harsh weather We knew we needed to stain and seal the deck and pergola or in a few years we would have a rotting, rough and ugly grey deck (yuck!) So this fall we decided it was finally time to tackle Staining and Sealing our
Aug , It s recycled material, which I loved and was something our builder could work with We selected the Beach House Gray and the pressure treated wood was for the frame of the deck Deck Building Materials ChoiceDeck Decking Beach House Gray This is not a tutorial on how to build a deck, it s really
Jun , On May , , I began blogging about the construction of my new home in Malaga, WA You can read all of these posts and see the time lapse and walkthrough movies that go with many them by clicking the new home construction tag One thing I wanted on this home was a deck a place to
Oct , Learn about softwoods, tropical hardwoods, composites and more for decks, including pros, cons and costs Ipe can be sealed to maintain its deep reddish color, or it can be left untreated, in which case it will turn a brownish gray over time This material is said to last years or more Cons You will pay
Mar , Wood paneling can sink on hydraulics stilts at the touch of a button to reveal a swimming pool When set as decking no water is visible Can be installed inside or out, with decking or stone tiles Depth can The decking can form part of a larger, permanent deck area, but drop to reveal a pool at any time.
I am partial to wood floors, especially tongue and groove decking, because I love woodworking Advertisements Most of us know it from building decks Pressure treated decking is usually It retains finishes well due to its open cell structure or can be left to weather naturally to a driftwood grey It is also one of the most
Dec , Decking The Halls With Fancy Molding Young House Love We bought the wood! SOURCES Wall color Edgecomb Gray by Benjamin Moore Trim wainscoting color Simply White by Benjamin Moore Framed print Emily Jeffords Brass bird secondhand Pendant lights World Market
It s usually gray, black, or whitish in color and can be slimy and slippery when wet Also check for moss, which can damage decking lichen, which can cause pitting on decking and green or black algae, which cause discoloration and can also make your deck dangerously slippery Debris Debris, such as leaves and pine
Apr , Jatoba is a cheaper alternative to Ipe but how does it stack up in peformance This article looks closely at the Compare Jatoba to another common decking wood like Western Red Cedar or Pressure Treated Pine , and you will see that Jatoba is times harder In this area I think it is safe to
To prep the decks we replaced a few of the really bad boards, then pressure washed everything In the spring we plan to use Restore x on the concrete patio, so I ll give you an update then on how the decks held up over the winter The color I chose for the decks is called Carbon and it s a very dark, charcoal gray.
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Apr , However, there are inexpensive and non toxic wood stabilizers such as Eco Wood Treatment which are effective at creating a moisture barrier and thus preserving the wood and increasing its lifespan Bear in mind that this and similar treatments will also change the color of the board to a silver grey.