CEDAR DECK FAQ’S
No, you do not have to stain a cedar deck; some homeowners allow cedar to grey naturally. There are both advantages and disadvantages to choosing to stain your cedar deck – what’s right for your deck depends on your personal taste.
Yes – a deck that dries after wetting will last longer than one that stays damp. Good maintenance practices for cedar decks include allowing proper water drainage; keeping the surface free of dirt, leaves, pine-needles and other debris; and moving planters, benches and other deck accessories from time to time to permit the deck beneath them to dry thoroughly.