A top quality cedar deck begins with top quality cedar wood. We use only premium grade kiln dried cedar lumber for our decks. This allows us to eliminate the typical cedar deck "weathering" process, which consists of allowing the lumber to reach proper moisture content to accept stain.
The "weathering" myth
Most builders will tell you to let your cedar deck "weather" for a few months, then get it stained. However, within one month of installation an un-protected cedar deck will begin to fade and grey, clog with dirt and pollen, and crack and twist due to escaping moisture. The reason most people have trouble keeping their cedar decks looking good is because of the damage the weathering process did in the first few months.
Our revolutionary pre-finishing process
To avoid this problem, we developed a specialized process that involves sanding every inch of your cedar and applying the best available stain/seal under the most ideal conditions. By applying high quality stain/seal to freshly sanded wood that is untouched by the elements, we produce what we feel is the best possible cedar finish to protect your investment. Our process protects where others cannot: between the boards and in the cracks. It also dramatically reduces the cost and frequency of re-stains in the future. Because our prefinished cedar is protected from the elements from the first day it is exposed to them, your stain will always be easier to re-coat than the site-applied coatings.
Maintaining and protecting your stain and your investment
Our re-stain team will contact you when your deck is due to be re-finished. A representative will come out and do a complete assessment of the condition of your deck and quote you a fair price. Have peace of mind in knowing that our professionals will protect and keep your deck looking its best to maximize your investment and your deck's longevity.