Summertime is the perfect time to give your deck some love! I recently decided to refresh my grandparents’ weathered deck in their backyard with Olympic Exterior Stain to give them a cute and practical outdoor space to hang out on while stuck at home. This project took me a few days to complete (luckily, the weather held out) and made a huge impact in their backyard.
Here’s the before:
Here’s the after:
Not bad for a long weekend of work. Ready to see how I did it? Let’s get started!
First step in any deck project is to clear the deck and inspect the boards to see if any need to be repaired or replaced.
Once the boards were inspected (I luckily didn’t have to replace any), I knocked down any loose or lifted nails using a hammer.
Next, I cleaned off the deck using a thick bristle brush.
After removing debris