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covering a deck

I Have a screened porch with redwood decking for a floor. I would love to cover it with something. Could I use vinyl tiles on the redwood or would I have to put down a plywood sub floor?

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Yes, you can do anything you want in your porch.

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I would be tempted to leave the redwood.
I've covered decks with indoor/outdoor carpet before.
I would not use vinyl tile outside. A layer of plywood is inviting rot.

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What about a nice, large outdoor rug? There are some beautiful ones out there. I, too, would be hesitant to do anything "permanent" like vinyl tiles.

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Have you considered a pvc deck cover? They are very nice and have a many choices to pick from and nice trims and moldings. Check out magicdeckinc.com

Hope that helps

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If the existing Redwood is still good why would you want to cover it? Redwood is one of the sweetest looking woods ever grown. Is the wood knotty or clear ?????

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