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05.22.12

Has anyone used a product called: Decade 50year deck paint?

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  • KMS Woodworks Nederland, CO
    Nope...50 years for paint?...not likely Most paints can do 10 to 15 years. This is for vertical applications...horizontal surfaces...like a deck. No way.
  • Never heard of it and wouldn't even bother with it. On a horizontal surface like a deck....even the best products will get you maybe 5 to 6 years. Where did you hear about it? Manufacturers often put ridiculous ratings on products so be cautious
  • Negative; maybe 50 'deck years'.
  • KMS Woodworks Nederland, CO
    Deck years are like Dog years? perhaps

    dog year = 7

  • Martin L Fargo, ND
    We're looking at this paint too. We know it won't last 50 years, but if we can get 10 years without peeling and cracking - great! Have you applied it yet?
  • Debbie L Raleigh, NC
    Hi Martin:

    We haven't decided to use it yet.

  • You always have to use some common sense with exterior products. Peace and HandyANDY both do a ton of decks around metro Atlanta and if we get 2 to 3 years...MAX out of them...that's all you can expect. The products that offer "50 years" tend to be
  • KMS Woodworks Nederland, CO
    My Ipe Deck is 15 years old and still looks brand new...quality materials and routine care can go along long way.

    http://www.hometalk.com/28313/the-best-decki...

  • Exactly - the routine care part is what preserves a deck and keeps it looking good. Most folks aren't going to spend the money on Ipe or they have purchased a newly built home where the deck was already in place. Builders mostly use the cheapest
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