Seasonal Deck Maintenance Tips

Here are some quick Connecticut seasonal deck maintenance tips:

  • Clean your deck regularly. This will help to prevent the buildup of dirt, debris, and mold.
  • Inspect your deck regularly for any signs of damage. If you find any damage, repair it immediately to prevent further damage.
  • Use the right products for your deck. There are different products available for different types of decks. Be sure to use the right product for your deck to protect it from the elements.
  • Hire a professional if you need help. If you don’t have the time or expertise to maintain your deck yourself, you can hire a professional.

Cleaning your deck

Prevent the buildup of debris, dirt and mold on your CT deck.

Sweep Your Deck Regularly

 This will help to remove dirt, debris, and leaves that can build up over time.

Spot Clean Dirty Areas

Focus on any areas that are particularly dirty. This can be done with a brush and a deck cleaner.

Power Wash

Power wash your deck once a year. This will help to remove any build-up of dirt, grime, and mold.

Stain or Seal Your Deck

Stain or seal your deck every two to three years. This will help to protect the wood from the elements and extend its lifespan.

Inspect your CT deck

Signs of Damage

These examples may seem obvious, but you would be surprised how many CT homeowners ignore these signs of decks requiring repair.

Image showing a rotting board on a CT wooden deck

Rotting Deck Board

Image of a CT deck wooden board being replaced.

Replace Rotted Boards

Image of a rotting beam on a CT wooden deck.

Rotted Support Beam

Image of a major area of wooden rot on a wooden deck.

Rotted Deck Area

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