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Old 08-19-2011, 02:55 PM   #1
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Resurface 20x12 wood deck

My deck flooring is 2x6 treated planks that are still structurally sound but the surface of about 6 planks are spalling/spilling badly on the surface.

I am considering overlaying the existing planking with something for appearance and to eliminate the roughness.

Outdoor carpet or composition surface of some kind being considered.

Any ideas would be well appreciated.



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Old 08-19-2011, 03:32 PM   #2
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May depend on where you live, as far as weather conditions. But the outdoor carpet is certainly a viable option. It's inexpensive enough that if you had to change it out after about 5 years, no big deal. Plus it would be easy on bare feet and no splinters.
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Old 08-19-2011, 11:56 PM   #3
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Home Depot carries something called Deck Restore that I've been dying to try out at my parents house. Their deck is decades old and splintering/checking very badly. This stuff like a paint and is supposed to fill up to 1/4" cracks and feels like stone/brick when complete. Really interesting looking stuff, but I havent heard any real life reviews yet.
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