Refinishing an Outdoor Deck

If your deck has seen better days and is starting to fade, get fuzzy, or even splinter then you should consider refinishing your deck which consists of chemical stripping, power washing, sanding, and finally staining your deck.
Here are some great resources for approaching this project and take precautions when dealing with decks built of pressure-treated wood as they contain arsenic which is highly toxic.

+ Tips for refinishing a wood deck
+ The three things you need to re-finish your deck
+ How to Renovate a Weathered Deck
+ How to make your old deck look like new
+ How to Refinish Your Deck

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.