How To

Deck Care

Your deck is a rustic, natural addition to your home. No matter what wood you’ve chosen for construction (redwood, cedar, pressure-treated* pine or fir — or exotic hardwoods), all decks need protection from the damaging effects of moisture and the sun.  Follow our How-To information below to help start your project.  For more detailed and specific advice, visit a local Hirshfield’s.

Deck Care 101

Deck Care Supply List

Choosing the Right Stain

Preparing Your Deck for Staining

How to Apply Stain