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Refinishing a wood deck is a great summer project that will improve your outdoor living space and extend the life of your deck which is a significant investment in your home.

Deck refinishing includes several steps such as:

  • inspection,
  • basic deck board repair (if needed),
  • initial deck board cleaning / brightening,
  • deep cleaning with a power washer,
  • sanding,
  • staining / sealing and
  • the celebration BBQ!

There are several tricks and tips I outline for you in How to Refinish a Wood Deck to make short work of this project and get you professional looking results. I'll give you specific product recommendations and lead you through a very detailed and photo packed tutorial of each step in the refinishing process.

This Labor Day, celebrate the holiday on your new refinished wood deck and enjoy the rest of the summer!


September 28, 2009 at 6:57 pm
(1) Erin says:

For cleaning the deck, can I just mix oxygen cleaner with water, or do I need to buy special deck cleaner?

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