Repairing, Restoring and Repurposing Old Decking: Tips. Ideas and Facts
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Repairing, Restoring and Repurposing Old Decking: Tips. Ideas and Facts

A deck is a beautiful outdoor asset to your home, and the right deck can make your living space seem larger. Hi, my name is Jackie, and I am a lover of all things related to the home. I enjoy decorating, repairing, restoring, and reading about ideas and even cleaning. Thanks to the success of our family business, I am able to work from home, and as I spend so much time here, I want it to look beautiful. If you want to have a beautiful home, I want to help you as well. In this blog, I am going to focus on decks in particular. I want to talk about repairing them, restoring them and reusing their old wood in new projects. If you want ideas or inspiration, I invite you to stay, take a look and enjoy these posts.

Repairing, Restoring and Repurposing Old Decking: Tips. Ideas and Facts

  • 4 Tips for Fixing Cracked Brickwork on Your Foundation

    28 August 2017

    If your home has a brick foundation, cracks may be inevitable. You can sometimes fix them yourself. Before you do so, however, check out these tips. 1. Make Sure the Cracks Are Only Superficial In some cases, cracks in a brick foundation are only superficial. However, in other cases, they can signal huge trouble with your foundation, and your home may even need new underpinning. Before you start doing do-it-yourself repairs on your bricks, make sure that you know the signs of structural issues.

  • Guide to Selecting the Right Waterproofing Membrane for Your Construction

    19 October 2016

    One of the most critical aspects of ensuring that a construction has a proper foundation is to install a waterproofing feature at its base. Waterproofing membranes are usually the products of choice for this job. But there are so many varieties of waterproofing membranes present on the market today, and finding a suitable product for your project can prove to be an overwhelming task if you do not know how to go about it.

  • Sources of Water Penetration via External Walls

    11 October 2016

    Your home's exterior walls suffers the constant beat down of harsh weather elements like heavy and constant rain. Over time, this may lead to water seepage, which may in turn cause serious structural integrity issues in the building. If you have just built a new house, you may want to know the causes of water ingress through the external walls of the building so that you can take appropriate measures to ensure that it is properly waterproofed.

  • Adapting Your Home to Help a Child With a Visual Impairment

    29 September 2016

    It can be very distressing for parents to learn that their new child has a visual impairment, especially if the impairment is likely to be severe or degenerative. It can be useful to make some home modifications so that people can have an independent as possible life and develop in a normal way.  Here are some tips on things you can do in the home to make sure that you have an environment that supports your child.

  • Why Opt to Store Your Boat at a Marina?

    15 July 2016

    If you own a boat, you need to carefully consider where and how you will store it. This is part of the cost of boat ownership, and you typically need to choose between a self-storage unit, storing the boat at home, or keeping it at a marina. A marina may be located on a canal, lakefront, or jetty, but it offers many advantages over any other type of storage. Note a few of those advantages here so you can determine if this is the best choice for you boat.