In order to have a secure deck, you need to walk a fine line between having deck boards too far apart and having them too close together. The reason that you need to worry about this is that deck boards are made out of wood and will swell in the wet weather.
Deck board spacing is too tight. We have a 2 year old redwood deck built by a contractor. We applied Superdeck transparent stain when the deck was new and restained it with Superdeck last year when it appeared that we hadn't put on enough stain the first time.
The Deck Protector - widen deck board, too close together deck boards, Seattle, WA. If your Decking is too close together to install the Deck Protector properly then use this innovative Circular Saw attachment.
If all your deck boards are to close together your deck will build up debris in the space between boards. When the deck boards are too close together it doesn’t allow water to drain through or for air to circulate so the deck boards stay wet causing rot and that can lead to structural failure.
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Im repairing and restaining a deck but the deck boards are too close together causing water to sit on the deck and rot away the wood, what can i do to fix this? Update: i need to find a way to make sure the water doesnt sit on the deck, not a way to prevent rotting
Hi, I have a lakeside deck, with the deck boards too close together. As a result, the small groove between the boards fills up with dirt. Then the water doesn't drain.
The Saw Guide makes it easy to widen the gaps between deck boards that are too close together. With the Saw Guide you'll be able to make precise smooth cuts along the sides of deck boards to widen the gap between them. This circular saw attachment fits all right and left handed circular saws.
Hello 1690east23 and welcome to the community! It will take you equal amount of time to either cut gaps in your deck boards or remove the deck boards & reposition them with the proper spacing.
When your deck boards are to close together use the Saw Guide to widen the gaps between your deck boards. The Saw Guide makes quick work of cleaning debris from the spaces between decking. Perfect for removing old paint and finish between deck boards before refinishing your deck.