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In just a weekend, you can refresh your deck. Friday night: Remove all furniture and other items from the deck. Saturday morning: Pressure-wash the deck to remove dirt; use warm water, soapy water and a scrub brush to remove old mold and mildew. Sunday morning: Stain the deck using a paint roller. The deck should be walkable by nightfall. Bring your furniture back Monday night.
Cap posts with carriage lights to provide both an attractive accent and welcome nighttime illumination. Here, wiring runs from the house, under the deck, and up the hollow posts. | Photo: Mark Lohman
14 Ways to Improve Your Deck - Contrasting paint colors and mini lights built into the stair's steps, posts, and post caps work in tandem to make it easy to ascend to this deck at night. If your deck sits in a sunny spot, consider installing solar-powered lights for an energy-savings option.