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Prep Your Deck for Spring in 6 Steps

Enjoy your deck throughout spring and summer with the following tips.

Discover how to prep your deck for the changing season!

The warm weather is here, and it’s time to ensure that your deck is ready for you to enjoy the sun and your home’s landscape! Getting your deck prepped for spring doesn’t need to be a daunting task. Taking a little time to get your deck care in order can help ensure your deck lasts as long as possible so that you can get the maximum enjoyment out of it.

Clean It Up

After the long winter, it’s likely your deck needs some cleanup! Following the instructions for its material, start by sweeping and removing any debris. Next, you may want to use a power washer to remove any built-up dirt, or simply a scrub brush and bucket of water with cleaning solution. Any cleaner should be confirmed for your material and finish before use.

Clean Cook Surfaces

Once our deck is clean, make sure your grill, smoker, or other outdoor kitchen materials are clean too. Over time these can rust and rot if not regularly cared for, make sure to at least wipe them down to remove any residue that built up over the winter or last season.

Wash and Care for Deck Furniture

Whether you stored your deck furniture away over the winter or left it out, it’s likely to need a good spring cleaning. Remove it from your deck and give all parts a thorough wash before returning them. Not only will this make them more comfortable, but it will also help keep your deck cleaner longer.

Add Color

If your deck or patio requires a dose of color, it’s time to liven it up! Adding pots with greenery and flowers can help improve the look while adding color. Throw pillows, a new umbrella, and a fresh coat of paint on deck furniture can all help brighten up space.

Improve the Landscape

Fresh flowers in pots are one thing, but if the rest of your landscape is lacking you won’t have much of a view! Remember to add mulch and flowers to the rest of your yard to help create a balanced appearance.

Make Updates

This spring might be just the time to add those long-desired additions to your deck or patio! An awning, increased floor space, a new kitchen feature, a screened in section, or even a pergola are all great options for your home. Not only will these help you enjoy your outdoor space more, but they’ll also help add to the appeal and value of your home!   

Ready to Take the Plunge?

We offer a vast array of loan services, just for you. You’ll never need to worry about paying too much out of pocket for your home improvement projects, and you can start working on your home improvements immediately.  We also are partnered with the best dealers in the area, so you’ll be supported by quality throughout your entire project.

We know that repairs like these are urgent matters, that is why we offer a nearly instant loan decision once you fill out our 60-second loan application! We conduct business in all 50 states* and our rates start as low as 3.99%*. We can also finance up to $150k* for your project! What are you waiting for? Contact us today!

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