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Deck Tips articles relating to deck maintenance and repair for Connecticut homeowners. Visit our Tips page often as we will continue adding tips for maintaining your Connecticut decks.

Articles cover wood decks as well as engineered material like Trex decks.  In addition, we include tips for visual inspections, as well as signs your CT deck needs immediate repair or professional attention.

Proper maintenance and repair of your deck not only preserves its aesthetics, but can also prolong the life of your deck for years to come.

Finally, if you are too busy or don’t want to be bothered with inspecting or cleaning your Connecticut deck, have a professional do it for you!  Give CT Deck & Gutter a call to schedule regular seasonal inspections and cleanings of your deck(s).  We are the Connecticut deck professionals!

A Definition of the Word “Deck”

noun: deck; plural noun: decks
  1. a structure of planks or plates, approximately horizontal, extending across a ship or boat at any of various levels, especially one of those at the highest level and open to the weather.

    “he stood on the deck of his flagship”

    • a floor or platform resembling or compared to a ship’s deck, especially the floor of a pier or a platform for sunbathing.
    • a platform, typically made of lumber and unroofed, attached to a house or other building.
      “they cooked hamburgers on the deck adjoining the living room”
    • a level of a large, open building, especially a sports stadium.
      “Jeter hit an enormous home run into the upper deck”
      the ground or floor.
      noun: the deck
      “there was a big thud when I hit the deck
    • the flat part of a skateboard or snowboard.
  2. a component or unit in sound-reproduction equipment that incorporates a playing or recording mechanism for discs or tapes.

    “the car has cruise control and a tape deck”

    • a set of two or more record decks connected to sound mixing equipment, used by a DJ.
      “every serious DJ needs a set of decks”
    a pack of cards.
    “shuffle the deck”
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