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Old 08-13-2010, 09:42 AM   #1
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OK to lay cedar over old decking?


Hello all, I have an old deck painted, a bit moldy, and instead of tearing it out, i'd like to put cedar decking over it. Is this ok? Can I criss cross the
seems? or do they have to run in parallel? Any comments on prepping the old wood would be more than welcome. Thank you all in advance...
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OK to lay cedar over old decking?


You are just begging for water to get trapped in there and rot the @$#%#$ out of your deck if you don't pull up the old decking.

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