Wood Deck Maintenance to Prevent Splinters

Splinters on the deck can be inconvenience when not given proper care. While wood deck maintenance is to preserve a deck's integrity, another basic reason is to avoid having to yank out tiny shards from kid knees and hands. When stain or paint wears away, wood fibers start to get exposed to elements and will begin to splinter -- it's time to restore the deck's finish. Sanding is the simplest step to help smoothen the splinters on the wood surface. But if you have to be the doc, some ideas will show you how to remove splinters with minimal fuss and muss.

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