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West Coast Modernscape Talks on Building a Patio or Deck in Vancouver – Your Environment, Material and What is Involved

 January 31, 2017 at 5:05 pm   |     Author:   |     Posted in Decks & Patios  

When considering a new patio or deck in Vancouver, West Coast Modernscape advises one of the first considerations to think about is the weather.  Even in the Vancouver area, there are micro-climates.  For instance the amount of rainfall on...

Power washing a wood deck: Part 3

  at 5:04 pm   |     Author:   |     Posted in Decks & Patios  

The Aftermath At this point your deck, being made of wood, will raise small fibres, creating a rough surface. There are a few solutions available to tame these would be splinters. If there is minimal damage to the deck,...

Power washing a wood deck: Part 2

  at 5:03 pm   |     Author:   |     Posted in Decks & Patios  

Tips, tricks and technique: Depress the trigger with the tip at least 24” away from the deck and the lower the tip to 12-18” for cleaning. Do not immediately engage the trigger at the lowered height to avoid accidental...

Power washing a wood deck: Part 1

  at 5:01 pm   |     Author:   |     Posted in Decks & Patios  

A power washer is a very useful tool that can be used to deep clean a wooden deck but when mishandled, it can lead to etching and a ruined deck. Here are some tips on how to properly use...