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Can 15 yr old redwood decking be planed?

my redwood deck has warped, and the color is so uneven. It's very tired and old looking. I just power washed it and it looks worse! What should I do?

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Sure you can if it's not warped too bad. You'll need to remove the boards and ALL NAILS. run it through your planer alternating sides. Realize by doing this you are thinning the wood. I'm assuming you started with inch and a half wood. I would not let it get any thinner than 1". Your joists are probably on 24" centers. I would add more in between to make them 12"....16" minimum for 1". Good luck.

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A 15-year old redwood decking can be planed and restored back to a beautiful look if the wood is stained and sealed again. To restore it, you need to get wood bleach and use it to wipe off any stains on the decking and then add a colored wood seal so that it regains its new good look.

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