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Old 07-06-2011, 06:42 PM   #1
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ends of porch boards rotted

my 2nd floor back porch is t &g boards painted . in the process of preping to paint, found the edges of the boards some are rotten, they stick out under the railing and rest on top of a small roof(garage is under porch). their( was) is aluminum on the edge but its old and crumbling was tared at on time. can i cut the edges and just repalce the outer part?


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Old 07-06-2011, 06:59 PM   #2
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Yes---maybe. It will depend on where the joists are---you need to keep the original deck boards supported and also have a place to attach the new wood.

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