How do I waterproof my outdoor deck?
Simply so, what is the best waterproof deck coating?
Ames® Super Elasto-Barrier® is an elastomeric waterproof rubber basecoat for concrete, plywood and hard-to-stick surfaces. A water-based, liquid dual-rubber coating used primarily for roof and deck waterproofing applications.
Furthermore, how much does it cost to waterproof a deck? If you decide to restore your deck yourself, the stains and sealers can cost between $20 and $40 per gallon. Waterproofing costs between $10 and $20 per gallon.
Similarly, it is asked, how often do you need to waterproof a deck?
Applying a sealer and/or stain typically is recommended every one to three years, depending on the finishing product, deck use, weather conditions, and sun exposure.
When Should I seal my deck?
The wood on a new deck needs to dry thoroughly before sealing or staining. If the wood came still wet with preservative, allow it to dry about 30 days before applying stain or sealer. To test the wood to see if it's dry enough to stain or seal: Pour a little water on the wood.