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08:46PM | 09/30/14
Member Since: 09/30/14
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I recently had a friend who is a contractor replace part of a 3 year old deck. The floor joist against the house was holding water and it started rotting causing the deck boards to rot as well. He fixed the problem but around 55-60% of the boards were replaced. I pressure washed the entire deck this past weekend and I am afraid that if I try to stain it will not look right.

The older half is much darker which I think is going to show up. We had hoped to keep a wood finish like mahogany or etc and this is on pressure treated wood pine. I live in mobile Alabama and we get a lot of rain strong sun high humidity a somewhat harsh environment. At this point I thought about leaving the railings and spindles natural and just spray thompson water sealer but the deck is the main issue.

I don't want to try and flip the boards even though they are screwed in the old ones didn't unscrew
A lot of it was cut out. I just need to figure out what is best and I need suggestions on which products prep and etc
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