What is the best way to maintain a deck and keep it looking like new?

What is the best way to maintain a deck and keep it looking like new?

All decks require occasional care and maintenance. The amount of service a deck will require depends upon a few factors, such as location, exposure, use, proximity to moisture and organic species (trees, shrubs, etc. ), and materials used to construct the deck. The sun, moisture, and mold will have the greatest impact on the amount of care and the life span of the decking and handrail caps, as these horizontal surfaces will receive much more abuse the the vertical surface, rails, rim joists, support posts. New wood decks will need to have a good quality wood sealer applied from two weeks after to no later than a month as the Florida sun cures the pressure treated lumber rapidly. Cleaning and sealing the deck every 2-3 years, depending upon exposure, will protect it. Read more

Professional Deck Builder Magazine Article October 2005

Dean Collins is featured in the October 2005 Professional Deck Builder Magazine as a Featured deck builder. Please click on the images below to enlarge or click here to download a PDF.

The Emerald Garden News

Collins Construction completes deck renovations for Emerald Gardens. Read more

Collins Construction Featured By Trex Decking

Collins Construction has been a leader in the industry. We were the first contractor in the State of FL to install composite decking when the Trex® company first brought there revolutionary product to the market in 1993. Read more

Collins Construction Wins Remodeling Award

Collins Construction has won the 2000 Residential Specialty Remodeling Award from the NARI. Read more