If your current deck is in need of an improvement, you’ll be happy to know that a few inexpensive items and a couple of hours of work will help you revitalize your deck. Whether your deck is new or old, there are certain tips that will help elevate its appearance so that you can enjoy it more often.

If you are interested in revitalizing your deck this summer, try doing the following:

Small repairs

Conduct an assessment of your deck by walking around it and taking a closer look at the surface and your rails. Take note of any missing screws, chipped boards or stained handrails because these are problems that can easily be fixed. You’ll be surprised at how fast these problems can be solved with the use of a hammer, nails, screwdriver and a magic eraser. Small repairs will really go a long way, so take the time to assess the condition of your deck and complete any necessary repairs, as this will provide you with a beautiful and clean space you can use and work with.

A good clean

A good mopping can change the appearance of your deck completely, so clean with a mop and household cleaner and you’ll instantly notice the results. This will help you remove most of the dirt and grime that may have accumulated and cleaning is a very important step because it will ensure the area is safe for you and your family to enjoy. Make sure you use the appropriate cleaning products so that you don’t damage the wood and rinse it out once you’re done. Depending on the condition of your deck, you can always turn to power washing, although it may not be necessary.


The right décor can transform your deck and there are so many great deals when it comes to planters and flowers that you will have no trouble with this aspect. There are plenty of affordable options out there, so visit your favourite nursery or outdoor shop to see what you can find so that you can add some colour to your deck. The right accessories will allow you to enjoy your outdoor space and will help you turn it into a relaxing and comfortable environment. If adding outdoor furniture is a possibility, consider this as well because it will take your deck to a whole new level.

TorOnCa can help your deck dreams become a reality! We specialize in deck repairs and installation, and service the Brampton, Milton, Vaughan and Mississauga areas. If you want to enjoy your backyard this summer, give us a call today to see how we can help!