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Subject:  Re: Deck Maintenance Date:  10/30/2004  1:10 PM
Author:  anniesdad Number:  57668 of 140793

After he pressure washed one section, he noticed that the wood underneath the old stain had begun to rot. He doesn't want to apply new stain and sealer over soft/decaying wood, so he's now sanding it down, inch by inch.

I would walk away from it until Spring then plan on tearing off the old boards, check the framing for soundness and then lay down new decking.

Scott

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