Can I paint a treated deck?

Answer On One Hand: Top It With CoatingPressure-treated decks can be aesthetically enhanced and made stronger if they are coated. Coating a pressure-treated deck with an appropriate stain and/or preservat... Read More »

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How long should one wait to paint a treated deck?

Generally, you should wait at least six weeks before attempting to paint a treated deck. Contact the supplier for more precise recommendations. Prime treated wood before you paint. Apply primer to ... Read More »

My deck is painted with deck paint ,can i use the same color stain over the latex deck paint?

I think you would be disappointed with the results if you tried to put stain over a latex paint. Basically, stain is made to penetrate into the wood and latex paint forms a seal over the wood.If yo... Read More »

What is the cost of a treated deck vs. a composite deck?

The cost of a medium, 10 foot by 10 foot deck, built and installed with pressure-treated fir or 5/4 inch by 6 inch pine, is approximately $4,100. A similarly sized deck built with a composite mate... Read More »

How to Stain a Treated Deck?

Over time, a treated deck will show signs of wear and tear, whether it be chipped paint or bumps developing in the wood. It is important to apply stain to a deck that shows these symptoms as soon a... Read More »