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Soft Boards on Decks

Outdoor decks are also something to pay attention to, particularly areas that are exposed to a lot of water. If the boards are soft and spongy it is an indicator that the wood is starting to decay and should be replaced immediately. If left untreated, the decaying wood can attract insects and fungus can start to grow. Read this article from Lowes.com for information on repairing, stripping and cleaning decks.

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