Summer Tip: Check Your Deck for Safety

When warmer weather arrives it usually motivates homeowners to do projects around the house. Summer is often spent barbecuing and hosting family gatherings in the back yard on the patio or deck. It is important that guests and our families are safe. Below you will find a number of steps to check your deck for repairs:


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  1. Those are all really good ideas. I know we found nails that had lifted up and could cut somebody.

  2. I’m actually doing back yard inspections and spraying to get ready for some fall fun. I just can’t do the heat.

  3. debra says:

    Definitely some great advice for summer. Thank you!

  4. Those are great ideas! Thanks for sharing.

  5. Great tips — especially if you have little ones running around!

  6. Great advice! We’re having a raised board replaced on our front deck next week. We don’t want any little (or big) toes stubbed!

  7. Great advice, I remember the upkeep needed for our deck each year, if we didn’t it would of fallen apart.

  8. Penelope says:

    I think I’m going to skip a deck then…I’m already overwhelmed :-D

  9. Colleen says:

    I have no deck but I need to pay more attention to my outdoor space.

  10. Kelly says:

    My husband really wants to build a deck this summer so this handy checklist will help make it a little easier to make sure that the finished product is correct, lol.

  11. Kathleen says:

    We definitely need to do this with our back deck area.

  12. Those are some great tips. I had friends fall off a faulty deck when I lived in Chicago. So scary!

  13. Donna says:

    We actually don’t have a deck at the moment… we built a sun room where our deck was.

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