3 Tips for Deck Maintenance

During the summer months the North Jacksonville community can see an assortment of weather changes. From extreme heat and humidity to strong storms, there are many ways that your deck can be affected if it has not been adequately protected. Here at CertaPro Painters® of North Jacksonville, we value providing you with the information you need to keep your exterior surfaces looking their best. Below are a few of our expert tips for maintaining your deck during the summer season.

Routinely Clean Your Deck

Deck staining by CertaPro House Painters in Jacksonville, FLOne of the major ways that you can protect your deck is simply by keeping the surface clean. You will want to sweep away any debris of excess water after a summer storm. Over time, buildup and stains can happen. However, our team can provide you with a professional power washing service. Power washing is one of the few ways to remove long-term buildup and bacteria. We can service the following surfaces: Wood, aluminum, concrete, asphalt, and brick. Keep your deck looking its best by scheduling your next power washing service with us.

Invest in a Deck Painting or Staining Service

Is your deck starting to show signs of age? If you have noticed any chipping or peeling, it is time to schedule a deck refresh with us. A new coat of paint or stain is the best way to protect your deck surface. Each of these can keep your deck safe from moisture damage, strong UV rays, and foot traffic. Adding a paint or stain can also boost the cosmetic appearance of your deck and make it feel much more inviting. There is nothing quite like relaxing on a newly finished deck.

Check for Seasonal Damage

Have you noticed any damaged areas along your deck? It is important to fix any issues as soon as you spot them to maintain the structural integrity of your deck. When you take the extra time for routine maintenance and repairs, you can avoid more costly issues in the future. If your deck has not been treated with a paint or stain, you will also be leaving it unprepared for the natural elements as well.

These are just a few of the ways that you can keep your deck safe this summer in the North Jacksonville community. Fill out our online form to request a free estimate on your next deck painting or staining service today!