What do I use to clean my Green Bay Decking products?
- Corte*Clean is an earth-friendly cleaning product that is used to fight tough stains in addition to helping to eliminate any unwanted mold and mildew that may appear on the surface of your deck.
- Any mild household cleaner can be used to remove stains.
- Using a power washer yearly will help remove any surface stains that may accumulate over time from regular deck usage.
- A wire brush may be used to remove scratches and tough stains. Using a wire brush may change the appearance of the deck product where the wire brush was used.
How should I fasten my deck?
- #7, #8 or #9 stainless steel or coated, non-composite trim-head screw should be used.
- All deck boards require a 2 1/4″ or longer screws.
- Commercial board, perimeter strip, and feature strip require 3″ or longer screws.
- All fasteners must be located a minimum of 3/4″ from the ends and edges of the deck boards to avoid damage.
Do my boards need to be spaced?
- Proper gapping must be provided throughout the deck installation. A gap of 1/8″ should be provided where the deck board meets a wall and a 3/16″ gap should be provided where the deck board meets a post or other object.
- A 1/32″ gap should be provided between T&G boards.
- A 3/16″ gap should be provided between S4S boards.
Can I use salt to remove ice from my Green Bay Decking products?
- It is safe to use ice removal products such as sodium chloride and calcium chloride on Green Bay Decking products. When the ice melts after using salt, there may be a white residue that remains on the deck. This residue can be removed with a light cleaning or naturally with a rain shower.
- Do not use a metal shovel on Green Bay Decking products. Instead, use a plastic shovel to remove any snow to prevent potential damage to the product.
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