Do's and don'ts of deck cleaning

Some common strategies can do more harm than good

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A wood deck represents a sizable investment, and keeping it well maintained is an important part of every homeowner’s to-do list. A clean deck not only helps showcase that backyard centerpiece, it prepares the wood to receive the surface coatings that are necessary to help your deck fight off the elements.

First, a couple of cleaning "don’ts":