Summer and fall is the time when your deck will get the most use. Maybe you have noticed a few issues with the deck that need to be addressed. Even if the summer is almost over, it’s better to take care of some of these issues before harsh fall and winter weather arrives in Ashburn VA.” Many common deck repair issues are better completed earlier than later. Often the harsh winters can make matters worse. Here are
Perhaps you are seeing a few different kinds of problems with your deck from splintering to cracks, cupping to warping bards and pickets, gaps between boards and popped nails. Typically these are signs of neglect over a period of time. Perhaps a deck hasn’t been resealed in many, many years. Sometime a client didn’t start with quality lumber in the first place and it’s beginning to show. Some woods shrink as they dry out and this can leave gaps between boards. In some of these situations, the only thing that can be done is to replace some boards. In others, NOVA Deck Dr can come to the rescue with deck repairs that can revitalize your deck and make it look almost new.
Rot is often a problem when a deck that hasn’t been sealed in years but may also be a problem for sealed decks if there is a localized issue like a gutter or other source funneling water to specific locations of the deck. Rot can also be a problem in areas of the deck that are challenging to seal like handrails and stairs. Rot isn’t always the worst case scenario for a deck and can often be repaired. Deck repair specialists can fix the boards that are affected and then reseal the deck once the rotting boards have
The most common issue is a sinking footing – and subsequently a sinking deck. Many older decks in Ashburn VA don’t use concrete in the footing, or perhaps they were built by inexperienced homeowner that didn’t know to do that. County codes change often in Ashburn VA and now generally expect concrete at the footing to stabilize the deck further. Whatever your particular deck repair issues – and many our customers have more than one issue – Nova Deck Dr can provide the correct diagnosis and solution to make your deck safe and beautiful again.
Now that the deck is done it is beautiful. We love the workmanship and just being able to sit out in the back of our house with friends and grill out. This company truly has our gold star approval for professionalism and quality of work.
- Sharon J.
The Deck Doctor crew worked clean and made sure all debris was removed upon completion. They even added a "sunburst" pattern to the deck railing at the entrance to give it a more inviting look.
- Scott H.
They began building our deck the same day as the permit was granted, and finished in two days and clean up was spotless. We are delighted by the quality of the materials and workmanship.
- Mr. & Mrs. Peter J