It’s easy to let household maintenance go for too long. Though the changes are gradual, the wear and tear on your deck make a big difference! We’ll examine why decks need refinishing plus three signs that it’s time. Since Athens is such a humid place with lots of rain depending on the time of year, homeowners definitely want to make sure to stay on top of deck maintenance to keep their outdoor spaces safe and beautiful.

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Why Your Deck Needs to be Refinished

Think about how much action your deck gets: summertime cookouts, kids running and jumping, dogs chasing their tails, birds dropping “gifts” from above, the list goes on. Humans and creatures definitely impact your deck’s surface. Rain, sun, ice, and other weather patterns also slowly erode your deck’s protective barrier.

1. Your Deck Looks Worn Out

It’s a good idea to have a professional inspect your deck if it just looks like it needs some love. A newly refinished deck should look bright and shiny, just like you want it!

2. Your Deck Doesn’t Repel Water

The whole point of staining or sealing your deck is so that it’s protected from the elements. If it is absorbing rather than repelling water, it’s likely time to refinish your deck.

3. Your Deck is Deteriorating

If the boards of your deck are starting to splinter or even rot, it’s a good idea to refinish your deck before it becomes a more major issue.

Why Choose Procoat Painting to Refinish Your Deck?

At Procoat, we use detailed protocols for each aspect of our work, which means we can tell you exactly what to expect from our company. Three main tenets of our approach are excellent customer service, keeping our staff happy, and quality materials and techniques in our painting jobs. Through experience, we’ve learned how to avoid these painting mistakes and always hope to give our clients a final result that’s exactly how they picture it!

If you’d like to read more about refinishing your deck before it gets too worn out, click here. We are always learning and growing and hoping to inspire and educate!

Procoat Painting offers professional painting services to both commercial and residential clients in Athens, Georgia and surrounding counties. We focus on our people, as we believe that building a strong culture is the key to providing consistent quality work to our clients. Visit our about page to learn more about our company, read our reviews, and to schedule a Free Estimate!

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