Jan 12, 2015 . You might think that removing deck boards from joists wouldn't require anything more elaborate than a crowbar, but professional deck builders like myself tear out nearly as many decks as we build, so any tool that promises to make popping deck boards faster, easier, and safer is something I want to check..
Demo-Dek by GreenTek Tools is the fastest and easiest deck removal tool on the market. Designed for maximum efficiency to remove multiple deck boards in seconds, Demo-Dek helps complete big jobs in a fraction of the time, cutting costs and boosting productivity. And Demo-Dek works on almost any deck removal..
Feb 22, 2011 . Decks provide a central area for outdoor entertaining and recreation, but after a few years, a wood deck can weather and become more of an eyesore than an asset. When you're ready to demolish that deck, you'll disassemble it in the reverse order it was constructed. Tearing out a deck requires physical..
May 8, 2008 . You will need to remove the last deck board from the beam. This board may have more nails than other boards and be difficult to remove; therefore, we cut the nails using the Milwaukee Sawzall with a fine tooth metal blade. This made board removal quick and easy. A long blade will be necessary because..
This deck restoration project will show you how to replace your old deck with a composite deck by UltraDeck . Steps. Restoration of a 30 Year Old Deck; Drainage and Airflow; Removing Old Deck Boards; Replace boards and joists; Refasten deck boards; Additional nailer joists; Check refastened boards for level..
Dec 29, 2016 . When clearing snow, always shovel in a path parallel to the deck boards, not perpendicular. Removing snow crossways greatly increases the potential that you will catch the edge of a composite board and cause damage. An ice chipper even a plastic one should never be used on your deck, at the..
Aug 13, 2012 . Most carpenters use generic crowbars for deck demo. That works, but it's slow going and awkward, since you're prying against a 1-1/2-inch joist and have to work from the side where the deck boards have been removed. We've used a lot of different pry bars, and our go-to tools for removing deck boards..
Question: Mark, I would like some information on how to stop sap from bleeding through our deck boards and how to remove sap from deck boards. We bought weather treated wood and sealed it when we built our deck, but still have some deck boards bleeding sap. What can we do to prevent this from happening, and how..
1. Removing nails & screws. Repairing Decking or Joists - Removing nails & screws. Remove nails or screws from the damaged decking board using a pry bar, screwdriver or drill. If the fasteners won't come out, chop the board into pieces with a chisel or saw, pry up the slivers,..
May 27, 2015 . This is the easiest way to pry a deck boards that I know of and I wanted to share it with you
Long length of 3.25 m - 1 m² per board; Quick fitting using patented fastening clip; Can be installed on any support: joists, battens, tiles and metal frames; Maximum distance between supports of 40 cm. Boards are not structural. REMOVE SINGLE BOARDS. Possibility of replacing a single board without moving the others..
Spot-scrub the area with a 1-to-1 solution of household bleach and water. Green algae or moss. These stains are difficult to remove and usually reappear once the roots are formed in the wood, but you can temporarily eliminate them by scrubbing with a solution of 4 parts bleach to 1 part water. Sap. Scrape excess material..
A pressure washer with no greater than 3100 psi*** that has a fan attachment/adjustment and soap dispenser may be used to remove dirt, concrete dust, or other types of construction dirt. Spray deck with soap, then follow by gently scrubbing each deck board with a soft bristle brush. Spray/rinse each individual deck board..
Apr 27, 2008 . Obviously, removing bad deck boards is necessary before installing new wood deck boards. Find out how to remove rotten, ugly, or otherwise damaged deck board..
Designed specifically with contractors in mind, the award-winning Deck Demon gets you through deck demolition quickly and easily. The 45-inch length lets you work from a standing position to remove deck boards and fasteners with minimal effort. The heavy-duty forged steel head pivots on the joist to give you maximum..
I currently have a deck comprised of barn boards, which needs to be removed. Someone suggested using a sawzall to cut the nails from underneath. (I do have easy access to the underside of the deck.) I had thought of drilling around each nail with a
Hi folks, I'm new here, but have been eavesdropping for a while. Does anyone have a tool or idea of how to remove screws from deck boards? They are..
May 9, 2013 . Tip on a way I found to remove old deck boards much less painfully than what one might imagine in doing it
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HomeAdvisor's deck repair cost guide surveys homeowners to reveal the average price for repairing a deck, replacing deck boards and fixing deck railings. . In addition to removing and repairing areas with dry rot, you will need to figure out the root cause of the problem, including drainage and plumbing issues. If the area..
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..
Oct 24, 2016 . Given that you're not trying to save the deck boards, I'd use a circular saw to rough cut them first, then use a sledge hammer to knock them off the screws. Anything that is awkward for the sledge can usually be removed with a 2' pry bar. If any screws remain, first hit them sideways with a hammer to see if you..
Mar 24, 2016 . For years, we've used chlorine bleach to clean and kill mildew and mold. But if you're using it on your wooden deck, you could cause real damage