tough to beat a Calgary summer evening entertaining friends or family on your
Like any other exterior surface your deck needs to
withstand the elements – including your typical Calgary winter, wild changes in
temperature and humidity and the occasional hailstorm.
But your deck gets more punishment than most exterior
surfaces. It sees foot traffic, “paw” traffic, patio furniture and barbeques.
Rain and snow can pool on deck surfaces for days or even weeks, while most
vertical siding or trim surfaces shed the elements and are at least partially
protected by soffits. Deck surfaces are more exposed to direct sunlight through
the day, and at that time of day when the sun is most intense.
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