Vinyl Deck Maintenance for Maximum Enjoyment
It’s a new year and vinyl deck maintenance may not be top of mind. With the new year may come the urge to turn over a new leaf, so to speak. To get the most enjoyment out of your outdoor living spaces this year, why not turn your attention to your vinyl patio, deck, roof deck, or pool surface?
Here are some resolutions to consider – vinyl deck maintenance tips to ensure you get maximum enjoyment out of your outdoor living spaces.
Resolution #1: Check Vinyl Surfaces More Regularly
If you’re feeling a bit guilty when it comes to vinyl deck maintenance (or home maintenance in general), make a resolution to do better this year. Your vinyl patio or deck needs regular checks, otherwise, you might miss small issues and the next thing you know you’ll be in need of major improvements. Trust us, a few minutes a few times per year will save you some major headaches. Make a note to check your deck surface in spring, summer and fall and you’ll be well on the way to ensuring total vinyl surface security for the long term.
Resolution #2: Get on Repairs
We know how much you don’t want to deal with those little issues – like loose screws or wobbly vinyl deck railings – but you’d be surprised how quickly those little problems pile up or morph into bigger headaches. Commit to spending a few minutes per month taking care of your vinyl deck, it’s worth it.
Resolution #3: Improve Landscaping around Vinyl Patios and Decks
Rather than sticking out like a sore thumb, help your vinyl deck, patio or vinyl pool deck blend into its surroundings with a bit of landscaping. It doesn’t take much to make an outdoor oasis that you’ll get more enjoyment out of year after year. Keep in mind that unless you like landscaping regularly you’ll want to invest in low maintenance options.
Resolution #4: Help Bees & Butterflies around Vinyl Patios & Decks
If you’re already planning an improvement to the area surrounding your deck or patio, why not help out Mother Nature? Look for varieties of plants that can help provide food (especially in early spring) to bees and butterflies so they can continue to help pollinate our fruit and vegetable plants.
Resolution #5: Consider a Vinyl Decking Improvement
Perhaps this year you really want to make over your vinyl deck or patio, in which case a replacement of your vinyl deck surface might be in order. Don’t worry, it just takes a bit of time and effort, but soon you’ll have a brand new waterproof deck surface to enjoy. Start planning now so you can prepare to make the chance as soon as the weather starts to warm. Happy New Year!
DIY Econodek vinyl decking is a superior waterproofing product designed for do-it-yourselfers, waterproofing specialists and for deck construction experts.
To learn more, visit our online vinyl decking calculator. It will help you calculate what materials you may need to waterproof and resurface your sundeck, patio, balcony, or roof deck.