Cedar Deck Maintenance

tim_pool_newbieSeptember 27, 2009

I am about to have a new raised deck built in my yard, out of Cedar. I hate the look of the pressure treated lumber after years of abuse by the elements, and the composite decking was just too expensive for my budget (and quite honestly the more I looked at some of them, the more I didn't like their "plastic-like" look). So I settled somewhere in the middle with Cedar.

I'm curious what type of maintenance will be required of my new deck.

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Cedar looks great when new. That's when they take the pictures. But keeping it that way will be a major challenge. I opted for composite. It stays the same, just some washing, like you would do with a car parked in the driveway.

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