Winter can be harsh on your home, especially in your outdoor areas such as your deck. During this time, you may refrain from using your outdoor space, but it doesn’t mean that you have to leave it unprotected. When the winter season is gone, you will be able to go spend time outside so don’t let winter damage your deck. One of the common mistakes homeowners make is that they take their decking for granted until the harsh winter weather starts to blow. Before the chill in the air turns into freezing temps, you should do a few things to prepare your deck.