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3 Tips For Painting Your Deck

3 Tips For Painting Your Deck

A fresh coat of paint can revitalize your wooden deck!

A wooden deck will inevitably experience weathering over the years. One of the best ways to extend the life of your deck is to paint it. Also, applying a fresh coat of paint is a great way to enhance the curb appeal of your property! If you plan on painting your deck, check out these helpful tips!

Clean it

In order to achieve the best results possible, you want to be sure to clean your deck before you paint it. You can either use a scrub brush with a detergent or a pressure washer. If you opt for the pressure washer, just be sure not to hold the nozzle too close the surface. If you hold it too close, it can severely damage the wood.

Make Sure The Deck Is Dry

After you are done washing your deck, you want to be sure to let it dry. You never want to apply paint to wet wood. This is because the wood will deteriorate and mold will form. Also, the paint will flake off, which creates a safety hazard for pets and young child.

Fill In Any Holes With Putty

If you have any holes in your deck, fill them with a high-quality putty before you begin painting. Use sandpaper to ensure the surface is nice and smooth.

New Locations! Come Visit Us And Explore!

Effective July 23, 2018, we’ve moved from the Dobbin Road location to our new, roomy location just down the road:

6822 Oak Hall Lane, Suite C2,  Columbia MD 21045

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

We are also proud to announce our second location, Clarksville Paint & Decorating!

Clarksville Paint & Decorating

12447 Clarksville Pike, Suite 1A, Clarksville, MD

Carrying the same products and providing the same quality customer service as the Columbia location, we look forward to serving Clarksville and the surrounding communities of Dayton, Highland, Glenelg, Glenwood, Cooksville, West Friendship and more!

Stop by to see us today and be sure to visit our website.  

Get in Touch with Columbia Paint Company Today

Columbia Paint Company is happy to help you choose the perfect color for your painting project and offer you tips for every step of the way. Not sure how to make sure your siding, trim, and accent colors match? Need to see the paints you loved online in person? Schedule an appointment today by calling 443-319-4001 or visiting us online. For more painting tips and updates, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+,LinkedIn,Houzz, YouTube, and Pinterest!

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