Decking Aftercare Guide
The decking area is an great relaxation spot for any home. However, the weather conditions and other factors will take a toll on the decking, leaving it in need of some care. Keeping your decking free from organic matter is important to ensure it lasts a really long time. For proper care of the decking, here are a few maintenance pointers.
- Do not drop heavy items such as furniture or large pots onto the deck
- Do not use chemicals like bleach or corrosive materials for treatment
- Do not scratch or drag heavy items across the decking
In order to clean your decking properly, first make use of a broom to take out any excess debris and leaves from the surface. Then remove organic matters, you can use a scraper or soft-bristled brush. This will ensure the deck surface is clear enough for you to begin cleaning. Next, you can either make use of a non-abrasive decking cleaner or apply warm soapy water to the decking. Once you have applied soapy water to the deck, scrub the surface using a soft-bristle brush. Finally, allow the warm soapy water to stand for some minutes until you are sure all debris and dirt have been removed successfully.