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xx   DECK

Keep your deck beautiful. Expert advice on retaining your deck's good looks. Choosing from four finishing techniques.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jul-Aug 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 46

Deck building special. Achieving a long-lasting deck finish.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Apr 2002 (v.25#6) pg. 31

Deck patrol. Modern deck finishes are important in the continuing battle against insects and the elements. What is available and tips on their use.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1990 (v.13#9) pg. 16

Deck appeal. How to protect a deck from sun, rain and fungus attack.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1993 (v.16#7) pg. 58

Formula for a solution that will clean and bleach wooden decks, fences, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1994 (v.17#12) pg. 14

How to refinish your wooden deck in ten practical steps. May involve the removal of some old paint.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 91

Whole house painting manual. Part 2. (1) Spray painting your house. Preparation and technique. (2) Clear finishes. What, why and how to use them. Renewing a weathered deck. (3) Painting problem surfaces (metal, masonry, basement walls and floors).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #287 Mar 1988 (v.38#3) pg. 47

Outdoor deck cleaners and revivers. Tips on selection and use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #308 May 1990 (v.40#5) pg. 78

Correct method to treat a cedar deck to prolong its life.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #344 Jan 1994 (v.44#1) pg. 11

Renewing weathered wood. Making decks, fences, and siding look great again.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #346 Mar 1994 (v.44#3) pg. 34

How long to wait before sealing a new wooden deck.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #351 Sep 1994 (v.44#8) pg. 8

Deck cleaners. How to renew a deck's appearance.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 70

Tips on cleaning and protecting decks made from cypress wood.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #50 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 18

Guide to staining and painting porch and deck floors.
HANDY ANDY Apr 1979 (v.3#7) pg. 75

Check the deck. Expert advice on deck maintenance procedures to ensure its long life.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #135 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.21) pg. 22

Deck defense. How to select and apply water repellents and preservatives which can prolong the life of a deck.
HOME MECHANIX #734 Jun 1989 (v.85) pg. 61

High-performance, environmentally-safe finishes to protect a wooden deck.
HOME MECHANIX #757 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.87) pg. 60
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #762 Feb 1992 (v.88) pg. 7

The stain alternative. What you need to know about using stains on exterior surfaces.
HOME MECHANIX #795 May 1995 (v.91) pg. 63

New life for tired wooden decks. Tips on making minor repairs, washing, staining and sealing.
HOME MECHANIX #797 Jul-Aug 1995 (v.91) pg. 24

Buyer's guide to clear exterior finishes which protect natural wood surfaces without coloring them.
HOME MECHANIX #797 Jul-Aug 1995 (v.91) pg. 68

How to clean weather-stained siding and decks. Three new products are tested.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1985 (v.10#7) pg. 60

Tip on using a garden pump sprayer to apply semi-transparent stain to a deck.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1990 (v.15#10) pg. 61

Wood vs. weather. How to keep wood fences and decks from being damaged by weather. Includes recipe for making your own wood preservative.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1982 (v.3#3) pg. 72

Deck doctors. Here are some spray- and brush-on solutions that will bring your deck back to life by eliminating the "gray" color.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1988 (v.233#2) pg. 66

A summary of products for treating wooden decks to prolong their life. Reviews water repellents, water-repellent preservatives, deck stains, and restoratives and cleaners.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.4#3) pg. 42

Extend your deck's life with this restoration and maintenance information.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1990 (v.5#5) pg. 88

How to maintain and restore a wooden deck.
SUNSET Aug 1980 (v.165#2) pg. 76

How to clean, restore color and refinish a wooden deck.
SUNSET Sep 1989 (v.183#3) pg. 102

Give your deck a face-lift. A guide to a new breed of deck strippers. How to remove old finishes and use a brightner to lighten the wood.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #814 Apr 1997 (v.93) pg. 82

Tips on how to remove candle wax, barbecue grease, rust and moss stains from a deck.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #815 May 1997 (v.93) pg. 79

Deck defense. A guide to the cleaners, finishes and techniques for making your deck look new again.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #824 Apr 1998 (v.94) pg. 36

Choosing and applying wood deck stains. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1985 (v.41#5) pg. 64

Restore a wood deck. How to replace boards, clean, and refinish.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1990 (v.46#3) pg. 30

Exterior finishes. How to protect outdoor woodwork from the sun and moisture. Advice on choosing a finish and a special look at deck finishes.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1996 (v.52#2) pg. 16