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Painting Your Deck This Year? Consider These Helpful Tips

Columbia Paint Deck Painting

These practical tips can enhance your deck.

Painting your deck is one of the most effective ways to extend its life. A fresh coat of paint is also an excellent method to boost your property’s curb appeal. Consider these helpful ideas if you plan to paint your deck in 2023.

Clean Your Deck Before Painting It

It would be best to clean your deck before painting it to get the ideal effects. You can use a power washer or a scrub brush with an appropriate cleaning solution. If you use a pressure washer, be sure not to get the nozzle too close to the surface.

Make Any Necessary Repairs Before Painting

If your deck is not in good condition and needs maintenance, you should complete any repairs before you’re done. For example, painting over a deck with damaged wood boards can create an undesired effect. Fill any gaps in your deck with high-quality putty before painting. You can also use sandpaper to make the surface pleasant and smooth.

Your Deck Should Be Dry Before Painting It

After you’ve finished cleaning your deck, make sure to let it dry. You should never apply paint to wet wood. Your wood can easily be exposed to decay and mold growth.

Decide Between Painting Or Staining

If you paint or stain your deck, it will protect it from weather elements and increase your unit’s lifespan. When painting your deck, you have more color options; paint lasts longer and is easier to clean. However, staining your deck is a more accessible and less expensive option.


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Columbia Paint and Decorating, a Benjamin Moore Dealer: 6822 Oak Hall Lane, Suite C2, Columbia MD 21045 phone number: 443-319-4001

Expect the same one-stop shopping for all your decorating needs. We are a full-service Benjamin Moore dealer offering the best quality decorating products at the best prices. We have ample paint and paint supplies, wallcoverings, custom window treatments, fabrics, and new flooring selections from Kaleen Rugs and Luxury Vinyl Tile samples. And, of course, the same excellent customer service, knowledge, and customer satisfaction you’ve expected.


Clarksville Paint & Decorating, a Benjamin Moore Dealer

12447 Clarksville Pike, Suite 1A, Clarksville, MD

At Columbia Paint you'll find all the necessary tools to complete your project. We even offer color consultation to ensure your satisfaction. Visit our website, call us or stop in today!
6505 Dobbin Rd