Summer is a time for vacations, backyard barbecues and relaxing in the sun. It’s also a time when you can accomplish a few projects around the house. We are not just talking about simple maintenance repairs but instead those big DIY projects you’ve been putting off all winter long. Here are some potential summer DIY projects you might want to tackle:
Reseal the Wood Deck
What kind of shape is your wood deck in? Hopefully, when it was first installed it was coated with a water sealer. But even the best sealers don’t last a lifetime. You may want to reseal your deck this summer. While you’re at it, you can also make any minor repairs to the deck and inspected for water damage. Perhaps you want to expand your deck. That is certainly something to think about before you make any repairs. Tearing down the deck and building a new one is a great project to start the summer off with.
Refinished Patio Furniture
Your patio furniture might have taken a beaten this past winter. If your metal chairs and tables are starting to show signs of distress, then you might want to strip them down and repaint them. There are many powerful strippers you can buy that aren’t difficult to work with. As for the repainting, renting a power sprayer is the way to go.
Speaking of power sprayer, you may want to rent a power washer to give your entire backyard a thorough scrubbing. These powerful water jets cannot only clean concrete and wood decks but they can also work wonders on your home siding.
Replace the Driveway
How many cracks are in your driveway? Once a crack starts, it doesn’t reverse itself. Summer is the perfect time to replace the driveway. All the gear you would need such as a jackhammer and cement mixer can be rented. There are also plenty of helpful instructional YouTube videos that can walk you through the entire process. The real challenge with replace the driveway is what to do with the busted up concrete. That is easily handled with one call the Junk King Portland.
Junk King Portland are professional junk haulers that don’t put any weight restrictions on what you want to get rid of. They’re not to charge by the pound but instead by volume. It all comes down to how much space your stuff will fill on the back of the truck. Those chunks of concrete will be easily stacked up resulting in an affordable price for the service. You can always count on Junk King Portland for concrete hauling and yard waste removal throughout the summer.