4 Things that are Ruining Your Deck
Weather, wind and water: From the sun’s scorching heat to rain to snow and wind, your deck is under constant assault by the elements. Such environmental conditions can lead to anything from peeling, warping, discoloration to the growth of fungus, especially if your deck is not properly treated and maintained. We are experts in identifying the factors that may eventually damage your deck with time.
Insects: Unfortunately, the insect world is populated by many wood-eating menaces that can damage your deck. These insects include: termites, carpenter ants, carpenter bees, powderpost beetles, moths, wood wasps and others. Again, properly treated lumber and regularly scheduled inspections can minimize the damage that these pests can cause.General wear and tear: Over time foot traffic, the weight of furniture added to your deck and other things can cause discoloration, cracking and even structural damage to occur. For minor damage some people choose to find DIY solutions. However, if you are in doubt you should call us for NY deck refinishing, construction and/or repair.
Design flaws: Speaking of DIY, we can appreciate how some people wish to do their own deck repair and or design but nothing beats the work of professionals. Professionals can identify poorly installed decks, damaged or substandard hardware etc. that may elude detection by amateurs. We can even correct a poorly constructed deck that was erected by other contractors.
Finally, if you have or are considering adding a deck to your home then you will naturally want to get the most utility from it that you can. You can do so by understanding how these factors can take away from the beauty and functionality of your deck. However, the good news is that none of these challenges is too big for our professionals to handle. With our help, your deck can add beauty and value to your home for years to come.