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I am going to paint my deck with same color, it's been 4 years and some of wood peeled out .

The problem is no power wash, can I just clean with the water and paint again?

Do I need to sand it,too?

Also, recommend the roller or brush for my deck painting. Thanks..

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Posted 2013-05-12T22:14:20+0000  by vikram vikram
 

You can use a standard pump-up garden sprayer with a couple of good cleaners designed for deck/house and  thoroughly  rinse clean with a garden hose.

 

 

Here are a couple of my favorites:

 

M-1 1 gal. M-1 Deck and Roof Cleaner, Cleans Decks and RoofsZinsser 1-Gal. Jomax House Cleaner and Mildew Killer

 

Sanding is optional after it has been cleaned and is dry.  The absolute best way to apply stain is with a brush - this will help work the stain into the wood grain and aid in getting in between the deck board spaces.

 

 

Also consider using a couple of new innovative products designed to last longer than traditional stains.

 

 

 

 

Posted 2013-05-13T14:07:15+0000  by Kevin_HD_ATL
 
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