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Thanks for the info! They are very sturdy not...

Thanks for the info! They are very sturdy not rotten through just kinda ugly on top. I think I will give it a go with a good power wash, sanding, and then solid stain and see what we get.
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I have attached some more photos... Honestly in...

I have attached some more photos... Honestly in this shape do you guys feel really the only thing to do is rebuild? I hate to do that but if I'm just going to spend a bunch of time trying to fix it...
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Oh gotcha, yah you can tell it was some Joe Schmo...

Oh gotcha, yah you can tell it was some Joe Schmo project the boards aren't even decking boards they are 2x4's.
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Good grief, Why is my railing not legal??

Good grief, Why is my railing not legal??
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Makes sense! If I want to apply solid stain Do I...

Makes sense! If I want to apply solid stain Do I need to sand off the old or just Clean it up and stain over it?
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Thanks for the info. What are your guys thoughts...

Thanks for the info. What are your guys thoughts on that textured deck restore type stain? Like Behr premium deck over.
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Bummer, I am not ready for that kind of...

Bummer,

I am not ready for that kind of expense. I guess I will try to strip off what is currently there and the reapply an ugly old solid stain. thanks for the info
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there we go got them posted.

there we go got them posted.
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Posted By joshgfeller

Deck refinish help?

Hello,

We have a back deck in pretty rough shape. It has a thick kind of reddish colored almost paint stain that we dislike. Alot of the boards are in pretty rough shape. I have attached to...
04-22-14, 12:42 PM
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I cannot see any balancing dampers. I took a few...

I cannot see any balancing dampers. I took a few photos. Maybe a home do it your selfer bad ductwork job or something? In photo one you can see 3 old small ducts heading to vents upstairs (house...
04-22-14, 09:13 AM
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cold air not blowing hard enough?

Hello,

I moved into a new house with a refinished basement. They have added some ducts to the basement rooms that are very short runs from the main blower motor.

My upstairs vents seem to be...
04-10-14, 11:00 AM
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Hello, I have checked and the light is OFF on the...

Hello, I have checked and the light is OFF on the circuit board. I have bypassed the safety switch and am getting 110V at the circuit board input... The fuse on the board looks fine but still no...
04-09-14, 09:04 PM
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blower won't turn on problems..

Hello,

I turned on my AC for the first time this year and it seemed fine. I thought the air wasn't blowing very hard so I wanted to pop the blower motor cover in the basement to see if it could...
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Posted By joshgfeller

That's kind of what I figured, If I was using a...

That's kind of what I figured, If I was using a clear or light colored semi stain it would probably make sense. Thanks for all your help I will post a finished product!
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It is working pretty good! The wood still looks...

It is working pretty good! The wood still looks old and very dark but is not dirty, black/gray anymore, and it is even getting rid of some of the bits of old stain.

Do you think I should apply...
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Posted By joshgfeller

Now I've come up with another question. When...

Now I've come up with another question. When cleaning the deck do I want the liquid bleach like clorox or do I want that powdered bleach like Ajax?
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Posted By joshgfeller

Okay thanks, I see you say never use a...

Okay thanks,

I see you say never use a semi-solid. I was hoping to keep some of the wood grain showing through without having to use a full solid. So, could you please elaborate a little on why...
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okay good tip, my deck wood is pretty weathered...

okay good tip, my deck wood is pretty weathered so I bet your right about the snagging. I'm now thinking since I have some different colored boards and they are pretty weathered I will just a...
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Posted By joshgfeller

Thank you for all the info. It's warming up here...

Thank you for all the info. It's warming up here so I will probably get to work on this soon. My plan is to

1. Power wash the entire deck with a low setting.
2. Spray the entire deck with a...
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Posted By joshgfeller

Thank you for your reply, Yes I really like...

Thank you for your reply,

Yes I really like the semi-transparent look maybe in a dark oak or something pretty dark colored to help cover some of the different coloring... Is that basically what...
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Posted By joshgfeller

Photos

Here are a few photos of the deck wood.
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Posted By joshgfeller

restaining old deck-- Need to strip old stain?

Hello,

I recently purchased a place and it has a decent sized deck in the back that has mostly old weathered wood. But, there is some reddish stain still left in spots that hasn't been weathered...
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