If you follow on instagram, you might have seen a few progress pictures of our deck improvements. The hard work is done and now we are enjoying this little space to the fullest!
Mr. and my step father built our deck about 16 years ago. The wood was splintered and needed some sort of protection to extend its life until we are ready to do something major. I discovered Deckover by Behr on pinterest and was anxious to try it.
As you can see, Deckover really lives up to its claim. It fills in cracks nicely and the knots almost disappear. We no longer worry about splinters when we are out without shoes. The color is Drift Gray and I love it!
Before we started, we used deck cleaner and gave our deck a good scrubbing. We had to wait for it to dry before applying the first coat of Deckover. Lucky for us, the weather co-operated so later that afternoon, we applied it with brushes to get into all the deep cracks and used a roller for the rest. We applied a second coat the next morning and were able to walk on it by that afternoon. Basically it took all weekend, but it was so worth it!
I gave our urns a fresh coat of black paint and added palms for a coastal vibe. Mattie Gray approves :).
We have a few more things to do and one of them includes hanging curtains (either these, these, or these). I'll be sure to share more pictures as updates are made.