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Types of Home Decks

September 18, 2020
Home Deck with sofas and decorations - Types of Home Decks
There are many types of home decks for you to consider when designing your yard, building new construction, or renovating your current structure. Here's a list of different types of home decks.
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Protecting Your Deck From Weather

September 4, 2020
Waterproofed Stamped Floor - Protecting Your Deck From Weather
As a deck owner, it is imperative to protect your deck from the effects of weather. A deck's longevity is measured by how well it stands up to the stresses thrown at it by Mot...
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Four Ways to Enhance your Deck

August 21, 2020
Deck with beautiful furniture - 4 Ways to Enhance your Deck
With this being the prime season for spending time outdoors, you may be thinking about enhancing your deck area. Deck enhancement can take numerous forms, from upgrading your ...
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Add Planters to Your Deck

August 7, 2020
Outdoor flowers - Adding Planters to Your Deck
Are you looking to turn your deck into a garden paradise? West Coast Waterproofing recommends adding planters to your deck for a fun, versatile way to decorate your outdoor li...
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Care for Your Outdoor Deck

July 17, 2020
A person washing the patio floor with water pressure
Your home's deck can add incredible enjoyment. Want to make your deck look spectacular? There are a few things you can do to ensure that your deck doesn't wear down over time....
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Deck Party Prep Ideas for Summer

July 3, 2020
People enjoying a party near the pool - Deck Party Prep Ideas for Summer
Thank goodness summer has arrived. It's time to think about entertaining outdoors. Is your deck ready for an outdoor summer party? Here are a few things to consider for your d...
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Protecting Your Deck From Dogs

June 19, 2020
Protecting Your Deck From a Dog - Dog laying on the floor
You just had an amazing deck installed in your backyard, but unfortunately, your dog has to cross it to get to the yard. If your dog tends to dig in with their nails or scratc...
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All Decked Out For Summer

June 5, 2020
Side of a pool with a hat and a towel in the floor
Ready to update your deck for summer? Decks are essential for relaxing fun, BBQs, and poolside parties. With so many designs, materials, and decor options, the perfect deck de...
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Summer Lights for Outdoor Decks

May 15, 2020
Lights hanging - Summer Lights for Outdoor Deck
Beautiful decks have clean lines, beautiful wood, and gorgeous lighting. These features make it easy and effortless to enjoy your deck as a new and entertaining living space. ...
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Caring For Your Deck

May 1, 2020
Man cleaning his deck with a pressure washer machine
Decks are one of the best ways to upgrade your backyard. With low-cost materials and construction, you can create the perfect outdoor living space or entertainment zone. It's ...
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Waterproofing Your Deck for Summer

July 26, 2019
water seal deck for summer
With the summer comes more time spent outdoors. The summer is the perfect time to use your backyard, have bbqs and of course, have friends and family enjoy the pool if you hav...
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Picking a Deck Pattern

July 5, 2019
floor pattern for deck
One of the best ways to give your outdoor space a makeover is to add a pattern to your deck. It’s a great way to make the space feel more open or add another level of design t...
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Choosing Your Patio Furniture

June 21, 2019
how to choose the right patio furniture
After getting a waterproof deck coating, the next step to making the area All Decked Out is to pick out some patio furniture. If you’re not sure where to start when it comes t...
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3 Signs You Need to Repair Your Deck

June 7, 2019
signs your deck needs attention
When it comes to keeping your deck safe and secure, adding waterproof deck paint to the surface is a great place to start as preventing water damage helps keep your deck stay ...
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Deck Ideas for the Summer

May 24, 2019
summer deck ideas
When it comes to utilizing your outdoor deck, the summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy your outdoor space. When it comes to decorating, there are plenty of summer ...
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High Quality Waterproofing Products

May 3, 2019
list of waterproof materials
When it comes to pool deck resurfacing, not all products are the same. Of course, getting your outdoor deck waterproofed is important, but the products you decide to use on yo...
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The Dangers of Mold & Mildew

April 19, 2019
mold and mildew dangers to health
When we think of outdoor decks, you often think of barbeques, party and warm days spent relaxing on the deck. However, mold and mildew dangers to health are serious concerns t...
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Hosting a Get Together On Your Deck

April 5, 2019
hosting an event on your deck
As the weather begins to warm up, you’re probably going to start using your outdoor deck again. Before you start inviting all your friends and family over, be sure your deck w...
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Top Contributors to Deck Stress

March 22, 2019
stress cracks on deck
Have you noticed signs of wear on tear on your deck? Stress cracks on deck for example, is a common occurrence on outdoor surfaces that have not had deck weatherproofing. With...
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The Importance of Waterproof Stairs

March 8, 2019
waterproof stairs
People may often forget, but waterproof stairs are just a part of home maintenance as deck waterproofing. Read on to learn more about the benefits of waterproofing your stairs...
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Enjoying Your Deck During the Winter

December 28, 2018
winter deck design
Just because it’s the wintertime does not mean you can’t enjoy your outdoor deck space anymore. With a fun winter deck design, your outdoor space can be your new favorite hang...
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Some Cool Things to Do on Your Deck

December 28, 2018
how long do waterproof coats last
Your outdoor deck is one of those spaces in your home that should be used as much as possible and shouldn’t be forgotten. There are plenty of ways to spend time with loved one...
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Preparing Planter Boxes for the Rain

December 21, 2018
how to prepare a planter box
When it comes to decorating your outdoor space and deck, adding greenery to your space is a great addition. If you don’t have a large garden, planter boxes are a great option ...
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How Patterns Can Transform Your Deck

December 14, 2018
deck floor design patterns
Regardless of whether you have a wooden or concrete deck, there are so many different deck floor design patterns that you’ll be able to find something that will meet your visi...
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Gift of Waterproofing

December 7, 2018
waterproof gift ideas
With the holidays right around the corner, you’re probably starting to think of finding the perfect gift for everyone on your Christmas list. However, have you ever thought of...
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Dangers of an Unsafe Deck

November 30, 2018
unsafe builds for decks
When it comes to building decks, it’s important to take proper safety precautions. This includes refraining from using unsafe builds for decks and making sure the deck is prop...
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5 Worst Waterproofing Mistakes

November 23, 2018
waterproofing mistakes
When looking for basement or roof waterproofing services, make sure you don’t make these 5 common waterproofing mistakes. Read on to make sure you don’t fall victim to these m...
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Signs You Might Need a Renovation

November 16, 2018
deck renovation
If your home ready for some deck renovation? If so, you might be ready for epoxy decking systems. Here are some signs you need a deck renovation. Your railings shake when you ...
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Decorate Your Deck for the Holidays

November 9, 2018
holiday deck decor
Waterproofing can be used for a variety of reasons. Waterproofing wooden planter boxes for example is a great way to add some greenery to your backyard and outdoor deck. Somet...
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Misconceptions About Waterproofing

October 31, 2018
misconceptions about home waterproofing
When it comes to home repair, there are a lot of misconceptions about home waterproofing. Some people might think that waterproofing is just for outdoor decks but it’s actuall...
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Rustic Style Outdoor Decor

December 8, 2017
deck accents
When you build a deck, you have to also consider how the deck will be decorated and how this will affect the overall look and feel of the deck. One easy way to change the enti...
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Deck your Kid's Favorite Play Space

November 30, 2017
deck installation price
Figuring out the deck installation price is not the only thing you need to do when it comes to getting a deck makeover. When considering how to give your deck a makeover, you ...
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Decorating your Deck, Modern Style

November 20, 2017
modern chic deck
One of the hardest things about decorating a deck, is deciding how you want the area to be decorated. There are vast amounts of styles to consider and each will determine the ...
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Fall Colors to your Deck

November 14, 2017
Adding Fall Colors to your Deck
One of the great things about an outdoor deck is that you can use them for a number of occasions. From fun barbeques during the summer to relaxed get togethers during the wint...
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Create A Reading Nook on your Porch

November 6, 2017
Nook on your Outdoor Porch
One of the best things about having an outdoor deck is that there are so many ways that you can use the space. Decks can be a perfect place to have barbecues or gatherings wit...
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Class A Fire Rated Systems

October 20, 2017
Class A fire-rated Systems
Have you decided to get your deck resurfaced? Do you have a deck already and are simply in need of a new waterproof coat? When looking for deck waterproofing contractors, be s...
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What Are ICC Rated Products

October 14, 2017
What Are ICC Rated Products?
After the decision has been made to redo your deck or outdoor flooring, the next step is to determine which contractor company to use. One thing you may want to use to help de...
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Why a company that's licensed?

October 8, 2017
Why you should do business with a company that's licensed
Doing repairs and maintenance on your home is always an important safety measure to take. However, when doing repairs on the inside of your home, it’s important not to forget ...
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How often should you waterproof?

September 30, 2017
How often should you waterproof your deck?
One of the joys of being a homeowner is having the opportunity to have an outdoor deck. Decks are great places for friends and family to socialize or just to relax and enjoy s...
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Waterproof Versus Deck Stains

September 23, 2017
Waterproof vs. Deck Stains
As the proud owner of a deck, one of the most important things that you can do is deck maintenance. Deck maintenance includes a number of things including upkeep such as inter...
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Transform Your Deck With Color

December 30, 2016
deck staining Newhall
If you have been thinking about remodeling or renovating your home, it is important to know that transforming the look of the outside of your home can be accomplished without ...
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Benefits To Waterproofing Your Deck

December 29, 2016
concrete pool deck
One of the joys of being a homeowner is owning a pool. When you own a swimming pool, it is a great opportunity to bring friends and family together as well as to give yourself...
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Consider Before A Remodel

December 19, 2016
concrete sealing
Homeowners know that sometimes, remodeling can have a number of benefits. Not only does it often add value to your home, it also helps get you closer to the house of your drea...
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Protecting your Deck From Animals

December 8, 2016
raccoon looking at the camera
If you are the owner of an outdoor deck, you have probably heard of all the things that you need to protect your deck from such as water damage. While it’s important to protec...
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Prepping Your Floors For Epoxy

November 30, 2016
epoxy floor shot
There are many reasons to add an epoxy coating to your floors. For example, epoxy coating adds strength to the surface of your floor, helps to prevent cracks and is easy to ma...
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Waterproofing Your Deck Against Rain

November 23, 2016
Deck waterproofing before and after
Many homeowners can agree, protecting the integrity of your concrete deck is extremely important. Therefore, much effort should go into making sure that your deck is taken car...
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Leaks Can Be Detrimental to You

November 9, 2016
protection against a leaky deck
Homeowners know that deck leaks is one of the worst things that can happen to your deck. One of the main reasons for this is that when there are leaks, it means that there is ...
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Waterproof Deck Can Add Longevity

November 7, 2016
waterproofing coating work in progress
For most homeowners, the outdoor deck is a point of pride. It is a place for friends and family to connect, a place to enjoy the good weather, a place for some quiet time and ...
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Flashing Is Necessary For Your Deck

October 26, 2016
Flashing a deck
When it comes to protecting your deck, many homeowners know the importance of waterproofing the surface of a deck. In fact, waterproofing a deck is one of the leading ways to ...
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Why Stair Nosing Is Critical

October 19, 2016
stair nosing
Not many people know what the term “stair nose” refers to. However, just because you might not have heard of it before doesn’t mean you don’t know what it is. Stair noses refe...
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Health Benefits of Polished Floors

December 31, 2015
fixing a deck
There are many reasons why homeowners have decided to install concrete inside the home. From being affordable to having great durability, it is no surprise why this is becomin...
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Contractor for Concrete Floors

December 24, 2015
WC Deck contractor working on concrete
When it comes to home improvement, you are going to want to be sure that you do your research before committing to anything. Sometimes, your research can lead you to figure ou...
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Enjoy your Deck during the Holidays

December 11, 2015
ornament on a Christmas tree
Winter is here and the cooler weather comes right along with it. If you are the proud owner of a beautiful outdoor deck, you may be thinking that you can only get use out of t...
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Cleaning and Maintaining Floors

December 4, 2015
WC Deck finishes
There are many benefits to having concrete floors. Concrete is a sturdy material that is also cost efficient so you do not have to worry about spending too much money. Concret...
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Guide to Concrete Surfaces

November 25, 2015
Kings Slat Two Colors
For some, it may be surprising that concrete can be used for a number of different reasons. There are many types of concrete surfaces throughout the home. Often, homeowners on...
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Informative Guide to Rooftop Decks

November 20, 2015
wood and plastic composite for decks
While many homeowners desire outdoor decks, sometimes homes have small backyards and are unable to fit decks. Despite this, there are still options for homeowners. One of the ...
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Decorating Deck Tips for the Winter

November 13, 2015
outdoor deck with patio chairs
Now that the colder months are upon us, some homeowners might believe that they will be unable to use their deck. While outdoor decks experience a lot of use during the summer...
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Position at WC Deck Waterproofing

November 10, 2015
wcdeck waterproofing outdoor flooring in action
West Coast Deck Waterproofing is looking for skilled technicians in the Los Angeles/Orange County area, who are familiar with installing deck waterproofing systems such a...
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Reasons You Should Waterproof

November 6, 2015
WC Deck finished product
If you are a lucky owner of a brand new outdoor deck, congratulations. Many homeowners know the joy of having a space where family and friends can relax and enjoy one another’...
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Concrete Floors are the Way to Go

October 30, 2015
doggo looking at owner
Are you the owner of a pet? Do you have a dog or cat that you absolutely love? Maybe you even have multiple pets? If so, one of the realities is that your floor can be affecte...
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About Rooftop Deck Resurfacing

December 31, 2013
When it comes to staying away from home you want the very best, a hotel has to have everything you might possibly need to make you feel comfortable and one of those things cou...
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About Epoxy Floor Coatings

December 13, 2013
Epoxy coatings were originally developed for use on surfaces which see heavy duty use, using less heat to apply than the heat-cured powder coatings which were popular on metal...
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Right Stain Finish for You

November 27, 2013
WC Deck Waterproofing
Choosing the finish for your deck is an important part of maintenance, as well as keeping up the aesthetic appeal. The choices are clear: wood stain or paint. If you don’...
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Choose Desert Flex for restoring

November 13, 2013
Proper cleaning of a deck will help to keep it in good condition for as long as possible, but in some cases where this has not been performed it becomes necessary to execute a...
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Protect Your Deck From Winter

October 31, 2013
Preparing your deck for winter is not a difficult process but one which is necessary to protect the condition of your deck for many years to come. Winter weather can be incred...
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Hire a Professional Deck Contractor

October 18, 2013
It is undoubtable that a professional deck contractor would be able to complete the work to a higher standard than an amateur or DIY job, and it is likely that the work would ...
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Importance of Upkeep for Magnesite

September 20, 2013
When well looked after, magnesite is a beautiful, distinctive floor covering which is resilient to general daily activity and can last for many years. If it is not treated pro...
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Vehicular Traffic Coatings

September 13, 2013
In areas of high traffic, across cities, work spaces and factories, there is a significant amount of wear which can be caused by cars and other vehicles. Although cars, buses,...
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What You Need To Know About Decks

August 30, 2013
It is important to coat any deck with a suitable material to protect it from the elements. Wood is susceptible to damage from water, where moisture can make it twist or warp, ...
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Risks Associated With Poor Decks

August 16, 2013
A popular way to beautify and add value to any home is by installing a deck waterproofing system. Not only does waterproofing your deck improve the look of your house but it a...
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About Rooftop Deck Resurfacing

December 31, 2013
When it comes to staying away from home you want the very best, a hotel has to have everything you might possibly need to make you feel comfortable and one of those things cou...
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About Epoxy Floor Coatings

December 13, 2013
Epoxy coatings were originally developed for use on surfaces which see heavy duty use, using less heat to apply than the heat-cured powder coatings which were popular on metal...
Read More

Right Stain Finish for You

November 27, 2013
WC Deck Waterproofing
Choosing the finish for your deck is an important part of maintenance, as well as keeping up the aesthetic appeal. The choices are clear: wood stain or paint. If you don’...
Read More

Choose Desert Flex for restoring

November 13, 2013
Proper cleaning of a deck will help to keep it in good condition for as long as possible, but in some cases where this has not been performed it becomes necessary to execute a...
Read More

Protect Your Deck From Winter

October 31, 2013
Preparing your deck for winter is not a difficult process but one which is necessary to protect the condition of your deck for many years to come. Winter weather can be incred...
Read More

Hire a Professional Deck Contractor

October 18, 2013
It is undoubtable that a professional deck contractor would be able to complete the work to a higher standard than an amateur or DIY job, and it is likely that the work would ...
Read More

Importance of Upkeep for Magnesite

September 20, 2013
When well looked after, magnesite is a beautiful, distinctive floor covering which is resilient to general daily activity and can last for many years. If it is not treated pro...
Read More

Vehicular Traffic Coatings

September 13, 2013
In areas of high traffic, across cities, work spaces and factories, there is a significant amount of wear which can be caused by cars and other vehicles. Although cars, buses,...
Read More

What You Need To Know About Decks

August 30, 2013
It is important to coat any deck with a suitable material to protect it from the elements. Wood is susceptible to damage from water, where moisture can make it twist or warp, ...
Read More

Risks Associated With Poor Decks

August 16, 2013
A popular way to beautify and add value to any home is by installing a deck waterproofing system. Not only does waterproofing your deck improve the look of your house but it a...
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Importance of Home Waterproofing

December 28, 2012
WC Deck Waterproofing
Every homeowner has the responsibility of keeping their house in good working condition. To ensure the longevity of a home, it is a homeowner’s responsibility to fix anything ...
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Revitalize The Look Of Your Deck

November 21, 2012
As a homeowner there are many things to worry about when maintaining the beauty and functionality of your home. Those who have a deck installed in their homes will need to mak...
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Protect your Deck During Winter

October 26, 2012
An important priority for many homeowners is protecting their investment by keeping their home as clean and well-maintained as possible. Plumbing, landscaping, and remodeling ...
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About Waterproof Deck Systems

September 21, 2012
Typically those who own residential decks use clear or colored stains and sealers to waterproof their own decks. These stains and sealers are often oil or water based and need...
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Materials Used for Pool Deck

August 23, 2012
A perfect summer afternoon in Los Angeles can be spent by the pool with a glass of iced tea. Poolside decks make such an experience possible. If your poolside is starting to l...
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Signs Your Deck Needs Waterproofing

July 25, 2012
As a new homeowner in Southern California, you may be wondering how to preserve your pristine deck for future generations to enjoy. Some of the first steps include being ...
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