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Making Your Plastic Deck Safe During The Winter

By admin - Last updated: Monday, December 19, 2011

With its damaging snow and rain old man winter sure takes its toll on decks. While composite and vinyl decks are more resilient than traditional wood ones, winter’s wrath spares no one.  Follow these easy steps to keep your composite deck safe this winter:

How to Combat Ponding on Your Plastic Deck

By admin - Last updated: Monday, December 5, 2011

Ponding water on a deck can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare.  Water that remains on a deck 48 hours or more indicates not enough slope or that sagging or settlement of the deck’s structure has occurred.  But with proper design, installation and regular inspection, you can prevent ponding conditions before they develop into extensive and [...]

How to Animal Proof Plastic Fencing

By admin - Last updated: Monday, February 15, 2010

Any pet owner knows how important it is to keep their beloved pets safe and secure, not only to keep dogs and cats safe within their own yard, but to also keep neighbor’s pets out. It is important when considering building a fence, the types of materials which will be used and the fence must [...]

Can Plastic Furniture Be Painted?

By admin - Last updated: Thursday, October 29, 2009

Many are apprehensive at first about buying plastic furniture because of being stuck with one color for years. Can plastic furniture be painted? The answer is yes it can be painted. The many new varieties of paint products allow one to change the color of plastic furniture to match any décor. This can help to [...]

Taking Care of Plastic Lawn Furniture in the Winter

By admin - Last updated: Friday, October 23, 2009

Many enjoy the summer months lounging outside on their plastic lawn furniture. The endless joys of sitting in a plastic chair poolside or soaking up some rays in a lounge chair are a popular pastime during the lazy days of summer. This has made plastic lawn furniture one of the “must haves,” for outdoor living. [...]

Caring for Plastic Deck Furniture

By admin - Last updated: Thursday, October 1, 2009

Plastic deck furniture has become over the years one of the most popular type of deck furniture sold. With most of it being made out of recycled plastic material, it has become a great choice among those that are trying to be more environmentally conscience. Plastic deck furniture is generally cheaper and easier to take [...]