Deck Restoration

Exterior Wood Care, Inc.

Category : Cool Stuff

Sealing fence under the rain

We all know, we have a terrible year with this crazy weather. We already lost almost two months of our short season, when we can actually seal the exterior wood. We don’t work, because we are the good guys.

Take a look at our competitor, sealing the fence under the rain.

 

Click to the picture to see a short video.

 

10 years in business

Exterior Wood Care, Inc, F/K/A Deck Plus Plus, LLC is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary this month!
Hundreds of projects, hundreds of happy customers, great reviews on the Internet.

10 years clients map

2014 Showcases

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Desk Restoring went wrong

It’s very important to do the job right by the book. If  it’s deck restoration, it’s even more important. We stopped any restoration projects on September 15 last year. This spring we had a couple of requests for estimates from home owners, who got in a little trouble after work was done too late in the last fall by other companies.
This deck is ruined. It’ll cost a lot to redo it, much more, then original job:

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2013 Showcases

deck cleaned and prepaired

deck cleaned and prepaired

dark walnut on cedar deck

dark walnut on cedar deck

natural cedar on cedar

natural cedar on cedar

mahogany sealer on cedar

mahogany sealer on cedar

pecan on cedar deck

pecan on cedar deck

superdeck parker on cedar gates

mahogany sealer on newer cedar deck

pecan closeup simply beautiful

pecan on multilevel cedar deck

deck preparation

mahogany on cedar deck

prep of newer cedar deck for sealing

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pecan on covered cedar deck

 

2012 Showcases

Cleaned Ipe Deck Close-up

Cleaned Ipe Deck Close-up

Ipe Deck After Washing

Ipe Deck After Washing

Large Custom Made Cedar Deck Project

Large Custom Made Cedar Deck Project

Cedar Bench and Cedar Deck After Cleaning

Cedar Bench and Cedar Deck After Cleaning

Natural Cedar Sealer on Cedar Deck

Natural Cedar Sealer on Cedar Deck

Cleaned Ipe is Very Bright and Light is Ready for Sealer

Cleaned Ipe is Very Bright and Light is Ready for Sealer

Ipe Deck Washed with Chemicals

Ipe Deck Washed with Chemicals

Teak Furniture Sealed Natural Cedar Tone

Teak Furniture Sealed Natural Cedar Tone

View Deck at Issaquah

View Deck at Issaquah

Natural Cedar on Cedar Deck Close-up

Natural Cedar on Cedar Deck Close-up

Driftwood Sealer on Cedar Deck

Driftwood Sealer on Cedar Deck

Dark Red on Cedar Deck Maintenance Coat

Dark Red on Cedar Deck Maintenance Coat

Dark Red Oil Sealer on Custom Built Clear Cedar Deck

Dark Red Oil Sealer on Custom Built Clear Cedar Deck

 

Summer of 2012 was the last year we used Cabot products on our decks. Cabot known as a great stain manufacturer for a long period of time. We used to use Cabot’s Australian Timber Oil on our ipe deck projects, because this sealer last longer on exotic hardwood, then other sealers.

Cabot changed their formula again (they did it at least 3 times in last 7 years, probably to be VOC compliant), and Cabot’s ATO became a very difficult product to work with. Cabot’s ATO still shows best performance in our test lab, but after understanding that the application cant be done with best quality, we decided to switch to another product. To find out which sealers we use visit our Secrets page.
Ipe Deck Cleaned and Ready for Sealer

Restored Ipe Deck Ready for Sealer

Ipe Porch Restored and Sealed with Cabot's ATO Mahogany Flame

Cabot’s ATO on Ipe

Driftwood Sealer on Cedar

We had an interesting project this May. The homeowner used a stain from one of premium names in color Driftwood. Although he applied it correctly, and had done a lot of wood preparation, the stain start pilling after less then one year. He decided to call professional woody. The Driftwood is not very popular among homeowners, and it was a big pleasure to work with this product. We were able to completely strip all surfaces and apply great product almost the same color.