05:57PM | 09/30/03
Member Since: 06/04/03
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I pressure washed my old deck in preperation for solid staining. Now the pressure washer has raised little "hairs" of wood in many areas of the deck. Should I lightly sand to remove these hairs and potential slivers? Should I then dust with a rag moistened with paint thinner? Thanks for the help

Mark Hammond

07:37PM | 10/02/03
Member Since: 05/09/01
246 lifetime posts
That sounds about right. The dust shouldn't give you too much trouble but.....MJH


04:55PM | 10/03/03
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09:28AM | 10/04/03
Member Since: 05/19/03
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Sand those down before you apply any type of product on it.
Will come off pretty easy you don't need any type of power sander (in most cases).


01:49PM | 10/25/03
Member Since: 06/04/03
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Thanks for all the help. I got the job done and it looks GREAT! The neighors on both sides have commented on how good it looks.


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