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Inspect decking for deterioration
NOTE: The tasks and timings shown here for your Decking are based on a single-family home (owned), located in Massachusetts, United States, with priority set at ‘1 star' or higher, for all possible goals.
If you set your personalization differently in your Home Wizard app, then you may get reminders for different tasks and timings in your recommended home care program for your Decking.
Inspect all outdoor wooden structures for signs of wear and deterioration. Use a screwdriver or wood awl to probe for soft spots.
Check the handrails, spindles, and other railing supports to ensure they can hold the weight of a large person leaning against them.
Check the deck flooring for boards that have split, warped, or came loose.
Check stairs by carefully applying weight on each step.
Tighten any nuts and bolts.
It is mixed with water to brighten and restore the natural beauty of exterior wood
For wet or dry stripping
Heavy duty floor scrub brush for wet or dry surface
Provides quality coating and professional grade sealant for exterior wood projects
Cleans and restores decks and other weathered exterior wood
Larger numbers indicate coarser sandpaper
Health & Safety
Avoiding Unscheduled Repairs
The benefits of this task are high, for helping to reduce potential safety hazards.
The cost of this task is relatively low. It is estimated that this task should take about 30-60 minutes to complete, depending on the size and style of your decking. You will need a screwdriver or wood awl, a flashlight, and wrenches to complete this task.
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