if you’re building a new deck, cover the joists with rubbery, adhesive-backed “flashing tape.” this will add $50 or more to the cost of your deck, but that’s cheap insurance to prevent deck joist rot.
the vessel does not need to be capped, you can just throw a towel over the top to keep flies out. the alaskans were fermenting fish, which just rotted and never actually fermented because the plastic was sterile and didn't have the good bacteria around to produce the lactic acid that kills the botulism.
dangers of pressure-treated wood. but the epa has not required the wood to be removed. but, warren says, you can replace the structure with something made from a synthetic material or a
put a single layer of cardboard or about 5 or 6 layers of newspaper--make sure you cover every bit of the bottom. if you can, lay the cardboard out first, and put the frame over the top, to keep weeds from creeping under from the outside. a heavy layer of mulch around the bed will help with that, too.
a wooden deck is an attractive structure when it is well-maintained and can lasts for years under the right conditions. but wood is subject to mold and rot if it is not properly cleaned and sealed. covering the wood deck helps protect the wood from rain, wind and other harsh elements. numerous coverings exist that don't cost you a lot of money.
create your own outdoor kitchen. you are using a deck, make sure it can support the extra weight of an outdoor kitchen. make sure you keep combustible material like wood away from your grill
it's not the easiest option, but replacing your wooden deck boards with synthetic decking composite or pvc might be your best investment, in both time and money. in just a few weekends and with basic carpentry tools, you can have a stunning deck that looks brand new and will look great for many years.
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with bosses, however, you may need to move out of range or duck behind or under cover. get to know your deck so you can spot when you're facing something too big for you to counter. if patience isn't a virtue, instead of mashing x you can mash triangle in a pinch.