07:01PM | 07/05/07
Member Since: 07/04/07
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In August of 2004, I purcahsed a home built in 1935. A two-story deck, approximately 400 sq. ft., was added in 2003. This year I noticed several boards rotting. I found out that the deck was built without pressure treated wood. It was made of pinewood that was later stained, josts and all. Is there any way I can salvage the deck without tearing it down and rebuilding with the proper materials? Maybe using a rubber coating or placing a flooring on top?


08:27PM | 07/05/07
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
You might look at applying a topical wood protectant with any fungal ingrediants.

Jasco make several. Copper Naptha is a generic product.
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