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Old 03-03-2009, 07:28 PM   #1
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I need to waterproof a deck this spring. what do I need to do to prep the deck and what is the best product for this job.
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Old 03-03-2009, 09:14 PM   #2
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Is it new, old, dirty, never been sealed, sealed but some of the old sealer has worn off, tree sap on it, etc.?

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Old 03-04-2009, 10:59 AM   #3
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Also, what species of wood is this deck?
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just bought the house this summer. I beleive it is made of cedar, it looks to be a couple years old and it has been sealed before. there is no pealing of any sort.
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