Deck Repair

Residents love their decks.  They furnish them with heavy planters and barbeques.  It is an important part of their living space.

 

Decks as Part of a Roof System

Decks cover living spaces which technically makes them part of the roof system.  They have drains, vents, gutters and soffits just like any other part of a roof.  On top of that, they are also a walking surface and must be able to handle traffic and furnishings.

 

Strength and Durability is Vital

Decks provide double-duty as they are covering a living space as part of the roof and providing a floor to hold weight. While a roof protects a building from the environment, a deck must do this and protect the building from traffic and other variable weights.

 

Common Damage on Decks

Typical damage on a deck results from damage caused by people such as:

  • Punctures from dropped knives or tools
  • Holes from tables, chairs, shoe heels and other sharp objects
  • Hot barbeques and other heated items (Vinyl decks are particularly vulnerable to this)
  • Spilled solvents and propane

Water gets in through the holes and splits in the deck and leaks through.  A small amount of liquid can cause rotting and mold, weakening the deck and damaging the structure.

 

Deck Drains and Gutters

It is important that drains be clear.  Sometimes people accidently cover the drain with a mat or furniture.  Debris can easily build up on a deck if it isn’t cleaned regularly which also blocks the drain causing water to back up.  This becomes a breeding ground for weeds if left long enough.

Maintenance for Decks

  • Cleaning of dirt and debris
  • Sealing worn caulking around vents
  • Ensuring proper drainage
  • Checking guardrails for safety

Some cleaning products can degrade deck membranes so it is important that a trained technician attends to it regularly.

 

Detail Roofing provides service to all kinds of balconies, patios and decks that need repair.

 

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