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The Vince Lombardi Method of Deck Repair

There is no substitute for work – Vince Lombardi Super Bowl XLVIII will soon be here, and as the hottest teams clash to make it to the big day, I find myself thinking about legendary football coach, Vince Lombardi. Lombardi is considered by many to be the best coach in football history. Although Lombardi made […]

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What It Means To Be A Master Deck Professional

Last month, we were proud to announce that Jeff Mudd, the owner of Best-Rate Repair, earned his certification as a Deck Master Professional from the North American Deck & Railing Association. In order to receive this certification, Jeff had to complete four advanced courses and pass a test for each course. The courses were: Understanding […]

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What A Deck Inspection Entails

As we mentioned in our last blog post, May is Deck Safety Month, which makes this the opportune time to call Best Rate Repair and request a free deck inspection. Our wood repair experts can let you know that your deck is safe for your family and friends to enjoy or if there are any […]

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Decks Don’t Last Forever – Deck Safety Month

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time to clean out the grill, re-stain the deck and invite friends, family and neighbors over for some outdoor get-togethers. Before you throw the first steaks on the grill however, ask yourself – Is my deck safe? May is Deck Safety Month, and now is the time […]

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Different Levels of a Deck Repair – Part Four

Complete Deck Rebuild and Complete Rebuild with Design Changes  Deck repairs come in all shapes and sizes, but most of them can be categorized into seven different levels: Cleaning Adding Features Replacing Handrails Replacing Handrail & Deck Boards Reinforce and/or Replacing Components of the Substructure Complete Rebuild Complete Rebuild and Design Changes For the final […]

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Different Levels of a Deck Repair – Part Three

Reinforcing or Replacing Components of the Substructure  Deck repairs come in all shapes and sizes, but most of them can be categorized into seven different levels: Cleaning Adding Features Replacing Handrails Replacing Handrail & Deck Boards Reinforce and/or Replacing Components of the Substructure Complete Rebuild Complete Rebuild and Design Changes The previous blog post in […]

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Different Levels of Deck Repair – Part Two

Replacing deck handrails and deck boards Deck repairs come in all shapes and sizes, but most of them can be categorized into seven different levels: Cleaning Adding Features Replacing Handrails Replacing Handrail & Deck Boards. Reinforce and/or Replacing Components of Substructures. Complete Rebuild Complete Rebuild and Design Changes In my last blog post, I went […]

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Different Levels of Deck Repair – Part One

Cleaning and Adding Features to Your Deck When looking for a deck repair company, it’s important to realize that there are different levels of deck repair, each requiring a different amount of time, effort and cost. If you can get a sense of what type of deck repair your deck requires, you can give your […]

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Is Your Deck Safe For Barbeque Season?

It’s the most exciting time of the year. That’s right, deck safety month! Alright, so maybe Deck Safety Month isn’t exactly exciting, but deck safety is an important topic. Every year hundreds of decks across the United States collapse, causing injury and death. Just a few preventative checkups could prevent such a disaster. As you […]

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How You Know When It’s Time To Replace Your Home’s Deck

Just like every other structural component of your home, decks wear out over time. They may actually break down sooner than most of your other structures, because they are outside and must regularly face the elements (in San Diego that can mean lots of UV rays, heavy heat and occasional rain). How do you know […]

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