‘Tis the season to spend outdoors – summer is fast approaching, at last! Whether you use your wood deck for displaying potted plants or as a primary outdoor seating area, your deck is undeniably an important fixture of your home during the summer months. Your wood deck needs maintaining just like any other part of your home, however, and it is crucial to give your deck the proper care and attention to keep its aesthetic and ensure its long-lasting life. Without a good cleaning and maintenance routine, you run the risk of having to completely replace your deck in the future. Here is our step-by-step advice to establishing good deck care, from cleaning to re-staining to repairing your wood deck.