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"I couldn't be happier with the outcome of my deck. I bought the 199 coupon, but this did end up costing about 500.00 due to the size of my deck.
" and his crew were unable to provide an exact date and time d/t weather conditions; however, they came by and cleaned on one day and then stained, sealed the following day. The finished product was excellent. The cost was a little more than I had anticipated but I am very happy with the outcome.

-janice G.

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"For the past 12 twelve years I has used this provider to clean and seal the river rock deck of my pool. Deck was pressure washed. A couple of areas were patched" and the deck was sealed with epoxy. I will continue to use these folks.

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Dear Angie: What kind of companies can I hire to pressure wash a home and a wood deck? Are there any risks with power washing? -- Alan M., River Vale, New Jersey

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I agree with Jim Casper - after about 50 years of dealing with weathered wood finishing both in my homes and in the construction business, it comes down to about 90% preparation, 10% the finishing. If you do not prep the wood right, any moisture, mold, etc in the wood will destroy whatever you put over it.

High-build finishes like paint and epoxies and, from reading the Rustoleum flyer on this new product that too, work by trying to make an impenetrable surface and depend on a very good bond with the surface, AND no water getting under them. Because they are thick and are designed to provide a waterproof surface, unfortunately where water gets under them they are just as good or better at keeping it from evaporating, so you get fungal growth, blistering, and peeling.

Unfortunately, on deck and most outdoor applications except siding the surface will get nicked, scratched and otherwise develop leaks in short order. Water will therefore get into the underlying wood, and because it entered through small cracks and scratches, does not have any airflow to make it evaporate, so it sits there and breaks the finish bond to the wood (causing peeling and blisters), and promotes decay. That is why new deck boards and siding and trim that have been heavily or multi-coat painted on all 4 sides, thinking that will give the best protection, only last a few years versus the usual 10-20 years or so for boards that are painted top and sides only.

The full sun and hot conditions will, of course, cause more thann normal heating of dark colored painted decking. I had one instance where I was doing an independent appraisal of a very large commercial deck at a government facility, and in 85-90 degree daytime temps, in the sushine the chocolate brown deck surface temp was 150 degrees, and the paint was softening so much it stuck to the bottom of your shoes a couple of months after application.

As Jim said, the studies pretty clearly show that a breathable penetrating stain gives the best life, after plain ACA/CCA (copper chromium variations - the green stuff) treated wood. Penetrating stains, properly applied, do NOT seal in the moisture, they inhibit its entry and (when dark colored) help protect against sun damage to the wood and finish, but still breathe enough to let moisture escape on dry days. For my money, I will only use petroleum distillate (paint thinner cleanup) products, as they penetrate into the wood much better. Water based ones immediately start swelling the wood pores, so it blocks further penetration of the stain, which while cleanup is a bit easier, totally defeats the purpose of a PENETRATING stain or sealer.

I would recommend against any sort of waterproofing sealer, as they trap the water just like paint, and I have never seen one that is effective for 2 years.

My personal preference, though it limits the architectural coloration possibilities, is ground-contact rated copper compound treated wood (NOT the Wolmanized brown product), which comes green initially but can be retreated with either green or brown solution or can be liquid colorized darker (though not easily to a specific tone) using either of those as a base. My practice is to redo the treatment before installation to ensure thorough treatment, as from the mill it commonly has skips where boards contacted each other or where stacking seperators laid on it, and the ends are commonly very poorly done. This is done after cutting to length, as cut ends have to be retreated anyway.  A simple short deck cleaner soak followed by a light pressure washing and brush or roller re-treating of ONLY the TOP surface every 10 years or so has, for me, reduced visible weathering of the boards and beams to negligible.

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As stated by others: You get what you pay for.  Many contractors no longer use employees.  The cost/benefit ratio is gone by the time worker's comp. insurance, unemplyment and other taxes are paid.  Especially with the high turnover in our industry.  Many, myself included, have our guys set up as sub-contractors.  That means even if the job is only for a day the duties have been outlined and a set pay to complete those duties has been established from the onset.  It's a better way to manage costs once I got used to it.  Also, it means I can operate cheaper and not have to charge as much to the customer.  My agreements with my guys, which they sign, make it clear that I nor the homeowner are responsible for their safety and medical care should a problem arise and that all parties are relieved of any such obligation.  If you hire a contractor who follows this growing practice ask to see a copy of his sub-contractor agreement.

That being said, a legitimate contractor still has operating cost which vary by area and how they run their business.  I break even at $150/day not including labor and materials so I've got to charge more than that to make money.  To keep the math simple, if I'm paying $250 for a pne day job in labor plus another $300 in materials and $150 operating costs I've got to charge $700 to the customer to break even.  That's if I'm only doing one job a day which is why most of us manage several at a time.  The point I'm trying to make is that someone with the necessary knowledge and experience to build you a safe deck is not going to be cheap.  Knowledge accompanies success which costs money.

I've repaired or restructured several decks built by handymen who should find another profession.  Ask yourself this question when hiring someone for this project: Would I trust this person to build my house?  If the answer is no you need to find someone else.  The deck is just as important.  It's where your family, friends, kids are going to gather and interact.  If it isn't structurally sound it can collapse causing injury or even death.  One last word on decks: Always screw a deck together, don't nail it.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services
www.thomeservices.com
San Antonio, TX
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Assuming you buy the right size door to fit the rough opening, and that your old door is not a size that is no longer made, and that you get the correct depth and transition adapters and sills and flashing and trim and seals and such, and that you transport it home without distorting and damaging it, then removal and disposal of old one and install new one probably about $250-400 depending on how well it fits, number of transition and similar pieces that have to be assembled (from 1 or 2 for some doors to as many as 30 on others).

The laundry list of things at the start WAS intended to intimidate you - I would say not 1 in 25 homeowners who buy a new patio door have bought it the right size for the rough opening and have everything needed to install it - the contractor almost invariably has to go get materials or parts to complete the installation - sometimes waiting weeks for factory adapters that are needed or missing parts AFTER the original door has already been taken out.

I would question why you are going to probably spend as much installing a door that may not do the job for you as the cost of the door. I would hazard at least half of people who go buy a $250-400 cheap door at a box store are sorely disappointed within months - due to poorly fitted parts, bad or non-existent seals causing drafts or water leaks, fogging or breaking glass, etc.

I would recommend you assess your needs, in conjunction with your installer find a decent and reputable brand unit to fit that need and that fits the loction right, and probably pay 50% more installed but have something that you might actually be happy with. Oh - BTW - your best installers generally will not install the cheapest box store units because they do not want the callbacks, so many times the quality of the installer who will actually do the job for you at a price you are willing to pay gives you a job that is - you guessed it, worth what you paid for it.

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The product has evolved considerably since the lawsuit.

 

I would still do your own research and give you contractor your feedback.  At the end of the day, the cost for whatever board you want will be similar. 

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Deck Cleaning reviews in Metairie

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We had an excellent experience with this company.
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, the sole proprietor of this small business, not only did great work but his communications were professional and he was very punctual e.g. returned texts quickly, showed up when promised etc. He also explained what to expect the first time staining a new deck and provided a projection for how long the stain would continue looking good before it would likely need another staining (approx. 2-3 years depending on weather conditions). Overall, we are very pleased with
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' work and will definitely use him again when the deck needs re-staining. We would highly recommend this company.
- Dave S.
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It has been almost a year that we had taken the help of this provider to get our deck stained. The reason for posting this review almost a year later is the bad quality of the job which has started to become evident. At the beginning of this spring we started seeing the stain peel off at many places. That is, just after one winter, the stain is peeling off. One reason for this could be that the original stain was not sanded off properly. Or the new stain was not applied sufficiently. We were told that this new stain would last for around 3 years but what we are seeing is really bad in less than a years time frame. Also, when we had got this job done last year, some areas were not touched. We had to contact the provider to get these stained.
As compared to my deck, my neighbors deck, which was stained around 2 years ago by a different provider, looks much better even now. We are wondering what would be the state of our deck after the upcoming winter. After spending a significant amount we expect that the stain would hold up for the said duration of around 3 years at least. However the current condition is looking much worse than expected within an years time frame.
We use professional services to save time. However, not sure if this is true anymore.


- Sachin G.
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The carpenters arrived on time and did a great job. The power wash made the deck look like new.
It took them one and a half days to stain the deck. This is an old deck and needed a lot of work.
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was the only contractor that was willing to do the work.
- Henry G.
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The worker's showed up as scheduled and completed the project on time. Their work is very professional.
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, the owner is always responsive to phone calls and emails and followed up to make sure that the job was completed to our satisfaction. I would highly recommend this company for any deck projects!
- Kenneth K.
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I contacted the provider via online questionaire on May 15, 2015. I was called immediately and told to send some photos of the house, which I did. They followed up with a questionnaire which I filled out.
Didn't hear anything for a week, so I emailed them the following: "It's been a week. Haven't heard anything. I guess you're not interested in my business???"
They responded: "It's not that at all. It's alot like the week before Christmas in retail here. We are working non-stop, with little to no time off and getting time to quote these jobs is not easy, since Rod is out most days. You have not been forgotten. Thank you for your patience. We will be in touch."
Didn't hear anything for a couple of weeks, so I called. Although pleasant enough, it was basically a run around. Said they couldn't get to the job until October! And they would contact me in a month. Never heard a word.
Meanwhile, I found someone else, more local, who did a fantastic job for half the price SeeDirtRun quoted (over the phone).
I have no idea what kind of work they do.


- Barry W.
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They were on time and professional. I had confidence in all of the technicians that worked on my job. The owner and his son both seem reasonable and fair. Very happy.
- Michael B.
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I could not have asked for a better experience. This company is hands on and is very professional and respectful, owners and crew. These guys are very honest and hard working and they get the job done the right was the first time. We have used them in the past and they stand behind their guarantees and if an thing goes wrong they are sure to return to fix whatever the problem may be. I would highly recommend this company to family and friends. Best experience I have ever had with a landscaping company. These guys rock! So pleased. Thank you
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Lanscape and construction.
- Kensley B.
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The communication with
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was very good. Call were returned promptly and arrangements were made re: the cleaning dates. The weather often determines the dates and
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was very good about making and returning calls. We were also getting some landscaping done around the same time so had to coordinate carefully. The work was done as requested; it was high quality. The deck looks very good - no one would guess that it is 25 years old. They are thorough and professional. We used them the last time we had the deck cleaned and maintained, and we certainly will use them again.
- Tim R.

Deck Cleaning Services in Metairie, LA

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A+ Fencing & Bulkhead co

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1300 N Miro St
New Orleans

Affordable Pools and Spa Service

Po box 2081
Mandeville

AK Utilities

310 Morton St

ALFREDO MORAN CONSTRUCTION INC

1807 BARONNE ST
New Orleans

Allen Chesson Home Improvements

7021 Curtis Lane
Lake Charles

American Restorators, LLC

8814 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 3
Metairie

Aqua Pool Renovations LLC

6560 Bellaire Drive
New Orleans

Bixler Homes

200 St. Ann
Mandeville

Blouin Home Services

234 Murray Hill Drive
Destrehan

Bodin's Pro Wash, LLC

5229 Loveland Street
Metairie

Capstone Enterprises LLC

547 Jefferson St
New Orleans

Carpenter B's

119 mathews dr
Slidell

cary volz construction

120 Fairview dr
Madisonville

CertaPro of North Shore LA

613 Silverthorne Ln.
Covington

CNM Home Repairs

617 Nursery Ave
Metairie

Cowboy Way Construction

C137 Solar Trailer Park
Thibodaux

D.I.A Renovations LLC

4208 ST. Ann Dr.
Kenner

DCL Services

8217 W Saint Bernard Hwy
Chalmette

DH Construction Services

3400 Kent Ave
Metairie

DJ Construction

120 Ondine Ln
Slidell

Do It All Construction

505 E Loyola Dr
Kenner

Ellis Maintenance Services

11015 Sleepyhollow St

EXTERIOR DESIGNS INC

2903 OCTAVIA ST
New Orleans

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

Gandolfi & Associates, Inc.

P.O. Box 8271
Metairie

Garden Specialties, Inc

3601 Florida Ave.
Kenner

GENESIS CONTRACTORS AND CLEANING

1620 E Judge Perez Drive
Chalmette

GreenSeasons

14461 Frenchtown Rd
Greenwell Springs

His & Hers Construction LLC

412 Tanglewood Dr
Slidell

HMD Contracting, LLC

P.O. Box 56314
New Orleans

Home Sweet Home

2204 Riverbend Dr.
Violet

Honey Do Repair & Remodel LLC

3735 Derbigny St
Metairie

Hurricane Fence Company Inc

651 David Dr
Metairie

Impact Fence & Deck

6350 Louisville St
New Orleans

JACOB'S SERVICES ENTERPRISES LLC

685 E NIAGARA CIRCLE
Gretna

JAT Construction LLC

6926 Fleur De Lis Dr.

Jeff of all Trades

PO Box 770627
New Orleans

Jet Construction

4349 Genoa Rd.

Juan Contract Services LLC

3400 kent ave
Metairie

K & A Custom Builders

305 Stallion Ct
Covington

K-MAE Construction and Development LLC

3100 Ridgelake Dr.
Metairie

Kraken Power Washing

445 Yenni Dr.
Kenner

LA'S BEST ROOFING & SIDING

513 5TH AVE
Harvey

Lemi-Duit Property Maintenance

424 Pacific Avenue
New Orleans

Leonard Lopes

PO Box 770997
New Orleans

Lewesta Company

3627 Dumaine Street
New Orleans

LOUISIANA PROWASH

844 ROOSEVELT PL
New Orleans

M SLAYTON CONSTRUCTION

2608 N. Atlanta St
Metairie

Magnolia Outdoor Living

3522 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd.

Manhour Construction

218 South Robertson Street

Mudbug Pavers

43030 Hinson Rd
Hammond

Nature Lovers Landscape Design Inc

28140 Chukkar Ln
Folsom

R VOLKER WATERPROOFING LLC

4229 AVRON BLVD
Metairie

Renaissance Man, LLC

5776 Bellaire Drive
New Orleans

Reworks Reconstruction

47042 North Cherry Street
Hammond

S&G Home Improvements

3709 W.La State Dr
Kenner

SES Enterprises LLC

701 River Rd
Jefferson

The Carter Company

PO Box 9381
Metairie

Tiblier Construction, LLC

119 SHIRMAC DR
Slidell

TJT Construction, L.L.C.

1140 Aris Avenue
Metairie

Troy's Pressure Washing

1048 Hawkins St
Gretna

We do it All Big or small

210 W.Queens Dr.
Slidell

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