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Why Are My Deck Boards Rotting So Quickly? Deck Wood Rot Repair with Phoenix Ediger Sundecks.

One of the most common questions we get is “why are my deck boards rotting so quickly? If your deck boards are rotting, there could be a few reasons why. Decks will inevitably need repairs at some point. The nice thing is, with regular maintenance, you can save your deck from needing a more costly repair. It will also greatly prolong the life of your deck.

Deck Rot can show up in different places.

There are many reasons wooden decks suffer from wood rot, so it is important to identify the correct reason before taking action to rectify it.

Standing Water
Untreated Wood
Old Wood or Poorly Weatherized spaces

What Can I Do If My Deck Has Already Started Rotting?

If your deck boards are already rotting, that doesn’t mean that a full deck repair is necessary. It does mean, however, that deck wood rot repair needs to be performed as soon as possible to prevent the rot from spreading. As long as the deck’s integrity has not been compromised, you may only need to repair some of the boards. If the supports are rotting the repair may be more substantial.