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Flip Your Old Deck Boards Before Shelling Out for a New Deck22 Aug 2009 ... If your deck is looking a little weathered and you're considering replacing the boards, you might want to try this simple trick to see if you can squeeze a few more years of service out of them.

How to Repair Bowing Wood | Home Guides | SF GateCorrect wood warping, known as bowing, by restoring moisture to the cells, straightening the board and allowing it to dry evenly.

How To Flip A Deck Board (Refinishing A Deck) - YouTube2 Dec 2014 ... Flipping a deck board is an excellent way to make your deck look much better for no cost at all! In this video, I show you how I flipped one of my boards whe...

Deck Repair: How to Replace Warped Boards | DoItYourself.comMeasure one of the boards that is not warped and go to a home improvement store or lumberyard and purchase a plank of wood and have them cut it to match the old board. When you get the lumber home, slide it in place and make it even with the other boards. Nail the board in place using galvanized nails as they are coated in zinc which protects the nail from the elements. Put two nails into each section at the crossbeams. When the nails are in place you can use the nail set to drive ...

Resurface or Rebuild? How to Bring New Life To Your Old Deck ...28 Apr 2015 ... You might have some sympathy for the poor old thing if it was only an eyesore with greying wood, a flaking finish, or a bit of moss. Those are problems that might be fixable with a few dedicated weekends, a thorough washing, and a new paint job. Not this deck, though. It's decaying. Over time it has warped, shifted, and split. You're dealing with splinters, loose boards, protruding nails, soft spots, or worse. A bad deck doesn't just bring your house's value down, it can ...

3 Basic Deck Repairs that You Can Do Yourself - BuildDirectSometimes, your deck boards become loose because they've warped over time. When boards become warped or curled, you don't always need to cut them out and replace them. Before taking that complicated route, try straightening the existing boards first. Start by removing the screws or nails that hold the board in place so that you can pull it from the deck. If the warping is minor, you can reattach the same board. Place the screws through different parts of the wood. This adjustment ...

Replacing Deck Boards | Family HandymanRemoving the bad sections and making the splices work can be a bit of a puzzle, so get off on the right foot by marking the replacement boards before starting. If you want a close match between old and new deck boards, you'll have to match the species of wood. This is tricky, because weathered deck boards look alike. Remove a board, cut it with a circular saw, and smell the wood to identify the species. Pressure-treated pine has a sweet smell, cedar an aromatic smell, and redwood ...

How to Straighten Warped Wood in 4 Easy (and Cheap) Steps9 Jan 2014 ... I am tooling and lumbering up for some furniture projects this year, and figured out how to straighten warped wood from our expert Christopher Schwarz.

7 Common Decking Problems and Solutions - Wood Finishes Direct15 May 2015 ... This becomes a problem when a board pulls out the fasteners holding it to the joists. Replacing the fasteners isn't difficult you simply pull out the old ones and drive new ones but straightening the boards can be difficult. A solution is to use a bar clamp. Work one of the stops into the gap between two straight boards and place the other stop on the edge of the warped board, then tighten the clamp to d the warped board into place. Use extra fasteners to hold it ...

Fixing a Culed up Deck Board - YouTube25 Jan 2015 ... How to fix a twisted or "Curled" deck board. Here's how to use leverage to straighten out a stubborn deck board that just doesn't want to lay flat. http://ww...

Alternative to Replacing Deck Boards | Home Guides | SF GateStraightening warped Boards. decking boards that have been in the sun and rain can't help being affected, and some of them inevitably warp. This becomes a problem when a board pulls out the fasteners holding it to the joists. Replacing the fasteners isn't difficult -- you simply pull out the old ones and drive new ones -- but straightening the boards can be difficult. A solution is to use a bar clamp. Work one of the stops into the gap between two straight boards and place the other stop ...

How to Clean and Restore a Weathered Deck - YouTube21 Nov 2008 ... Home improvement expert Ron Hazelton demostrates how to clean, brighten, stain and seal a deck, as well as how to fix warped boards and countersink nails. Fo...

Ding Down Warped Steps and Bracing Loose Decking - YouTube30 Mar 2010 ... In what is becoming another tradition, Alan and Rick were at it again during OBX Poker Weekend V. See how the two tackle two chronic problems: warped and une...

How to Repair Deck Planks | Home Guides | SF GatePower washing is an effective way to wear off the surface layer of the boards and reveal the natural wood underneath, but if your deck is old and the planks are fragile, you could damage them with an such an aggressive treatment. ... Warping. wood warps when the fibers expand and contract unevenly, creating stress across the grain and making it bend. The stress can be enough to bend the ends of a board upward and pop the fasteners. Nails pop far more frequently than screws, ...

Go From an Old Deck to New in 4 Steps | This Old HouseTighten the fasteners that attach the deck to the house, look for any missing, bent or rusted flashing and carefully inspect inside and out for any telltale black stains that suggest moisture is working its way into your home. Next, look for any cosmetic damage. For example, tap down any popped nails or consider replacing them with screws. For the Johnsons' deck, Graf used galvanized ring-shanked nails when he replaced a few damaged boards. "Screws don't pop like nails, " he says ...

How to fix warped boards - YouTube26 Jan 2013 ... Casey Friday4 years ago. Heh, I had some warped boards when I left my floor joists out in the sun for a long while. I "fixed" them by unscrewing them, taking them out, and buying new ones from Lowes! Your idea is much better, I must say. I know this vid is a bit old, but I can't tell if you're using wood screws or drywall screws. I switched from drywall to wood screws for the frame, and it made a world of difference. (Better, that is!). Read more. Show less. Reply 1. Loading.

Extreme bowed board straightened!! - YouTube25 Dec 2012 ... In this video we used an example of an extremely warped board. The video shows what the woodworker's Helpin' Hand can do! It ease of use and light weight mak...

How To Repair A Deck Board - YouTube2 Jun 2016 ... It's not uncommon for a portion of a deck board to be rotted or damaged while the rest of the board is perfectly fine. Perhaps part of the board was in a sha...

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