The ripple effect....need a good deck protector

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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    They say to wait for it to dry, the deck forum does and the defy does, so we will wait until spring. Then do the cleaning etc and use it.

    The removal! IMG_1942.jpg

    The install IMG_1945.JPG IMG_1950.JPG IMG_1962.JPG
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Glad they know what they are doing as it looks pretty freaky!
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    We still have deck to finish and rails to replace, but the tub is sitting on new decking!
     
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    Wow those guys worked their butts off .
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Yay @addy1 new deck w/tub and a new computer on the way!
    Now go rest and enjoy life :)
     
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    haven't read everything yet, gotta get back to work
    But what you want will require reapplication year after year, if you want clear and opaque, I like Cabot products. Having stain will last a bit longer 1-3 yrs depending on sun and elements. But paint will be the most durable. After doing my deck yearly, sometimes twice when it got older with the clear stuff (stay away from Thompsons), I used stain. When the wood started to really dry out, I went to paint to prolong needing replace it. I'm guessing a deck using just water proofing will only have about 10 years, maybe 15 if out of the sun. If I planned to stay where I was at for the long haul, I'd definitely go engineered. Having done my homework there, but sure there's help out there. My deck is about 15x60 so, a rebuild will likely not happen as there's other projects needing more attention.
     
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    did you consider dropping the tub into the deck? I tried to convince my wife years ago but no go.
    We're not really hot hub people, maybe when the kids were younger...
     
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    I used the cabot oil and in humid conditions it turns black ,Had to strip the whole deck lucky it was the smaller one and returned the rest to home depot .Since she is done that would not be good and plus her little missy would need to be watched .Safety is number one when it comes to pets and children .It takes 1 mistake .
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    I store my tractor and mower under the deck. So it would not work well.
     
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    Sell me the tractor problem solved.. albiet wife will kill me lol
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Sorry can't I love my tractor!
     
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