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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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Is Your Contractor Licensed?

December 20, 2019
licensed vs unlicensed contractor
Are you thinking of doing some work on your home? Whether you’re planning on making renovations to your outdoor deck or remodeling your outdoor space, you’ll probably need a c...
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Deck the Halls: Decorating Your Deck

December 6, 2019
Christmas deck decorating ideas
With the holidays upon us, you probably have started thinking about decorating. While most only decorate inside the house, don’t forget to come up with Christmas deck decorati...
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The Basics of Winter Deck Care

November 22, 2019
winter proof deck
When it comes to protecting your outdoor deck and outdoor space, there are lots of different things to consider. From protecting furniture from the sun to ensuring your plante...
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Don't Hire an Unlicensed Contractor!

November 8, 2019
unlicensed contractor in California
Hiring an unlicensed contractor in California can be risky. You may be tempted due to the lower price but it’s hardly worth the risk. The only way you’ll find a contractor tha...
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Protect Your Deck from Water Damage

October 25, 2019
issues with rain on deck
No matter where you live, there is always a rainy season, usually in the winter or spring, which can lead to significant damage to your deck. If you’re wondering whether or no...
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Deck the Halls: Decorate your Patio

October 4, 2019
decorating your deck for the holidays
One of the best things about having an outdoor deck is that you can decorate it however you like! With so many deck pattern ideas on the market, you can be sure to find someth...
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Hire a Licensed Contractor

September 20, 2019
licensed deck contractors
Having an outdoor deck is one of the great joys of being a homeowner. While some consider a deck a DIY project, making sure everything is planned accordingly can be more diffi...
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The Average Cost of a New Deck?

September 6, 2019
average cost of a new deck
One of the main things that goes into taking care of a deck is making sure any waterproofing deck needs are taken care of. However, at the end of the day, sometimes what a dec...
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Cleaning Your Deck with Pressure

August 23, 2019
water seal deck for summers
An important part of the upkeep of your deck is keeping it clean. This entails using a deck waterproof coating. This doesn’t just mean a simple sweeping or mopping, but a deep...
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Repairing Your Deck in the OC

August 9, 2019
deck repair near me
If you live in Orange County, you might be wondering why you would need to find a deck repair near me. When we think of deck maintenance, it’s often about protecting from wate...
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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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Using The Deck in the Winter

October 23, 2015
Front Deck
While we are in the midst of fall, with winter quickly approaching, it might seem like you won’t be able to use your outdoor deck anymore. However, this does not have to be th...
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Desert Crete Products For Your Decks

October 19, 2015
Daly City Desert Crete
If you are looking to update or add a brand new deck to your home, than you should look no further than using Desert Crete products. Desert Crete products have been around for...
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Choosing Between a Deck and a Patio

October 9, 2015
Basket weave pattern on deck
Are you thinking about adding some outdoor space to your home? You’ve heard good things about decks, but you might be interested in patios as well. If you’re not sure where to...
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Keep Your Concrete Floor Clean

September 25, 2015
Overlay Stamp Patio
Recently, there has been a growing trend in using concrete when thinking about resurfacing your driveway or deck. Concrete has always been a good material to use for a variety...
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Epoxy for your Countertops

September 11, 2015
countertop
Remodeling your kitchen is often a very important endeavor. Your kitchen is a high traffic area that can also act as a major social center. Then, of course, the kitchen is whe...
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Keep Your Pool Deck Spotless

September 4, 2015
Smooth Texture pool deck
Now with the summer months nearly at an end, your pool and pool deck may no longer be getting the same amount of attention as it previously was. After these high traffic month...
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Maintaining Epoxy Floors

August 28, 2015
garage shop floor
There are many benefits to epoxy flooring. Despite its relatively low cost, it is highly durable, resistant to stains, easy to clean, and professional looking. If you are the ...
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Is your Deck Ready for the Winter

August 21, 2015
Patio
With the summer days fading away, it is time to prepare your deck for the coming winter months. While it may seem that winter is still a far way off, it is best to be prepared...
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How to Identify a Dangerous Deck

August 17, 2015
Dangerous Deck
Most homeowners know that an outdoor deck is a point of pride. However, it is important to be aware of potential danger signs so that you can fix them before they become ...
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Epoxy Floor Coating is Right for You

August 7, 2015
epoxy
Garages can be areas with high levels of traffic. Depending on the work you do, it can also be areas that come in contact with corrosive chemicals. Over time, your cement floo...
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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...
Read More

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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