What's all the hype about Composite Decks?
October 18, 2009
Decks have been popular for many years but have risen in popularity in recent years, with many homeowners considering them an extension of their home - a very important extension. Whereas decks in the past were usually made of wood, we're now hearing a lot about composite decks... Read more
Are composite decks for your home's exterior? Rather than working with standard wood options, deck materials today offer a variety of advantages. Composite decks are comprised of wood fibers and plastic. This material combination provides a deck which requires less maintenance and longer longevity in most cases than decks built of wood. This reason coupled with affordability causes homeowners to flock to it when constructing their decks.
Unlike wood, composite decks won't change shapes with weather changes. The material won't shrink or swell and it won't absorb moisture. This sturdy material is why there is little to no maintenance required for the deck over time. Yet another reason that this material is popular for decks is that it does not require a sealant or staining, giving it a greater longevity in colder weather climates. For an affordable material which has great durability, choose composite deck material for your next outdoor project.
Pros and Cons of Using Composite Decks
October 17, 2009
Composite decks have become very popular in recent years as an alternative to the traditional wood decking. One of the most positive...
Cleaning Composite Decks
October 15, 2009
If you've made the choice of building a composite deck as opposed to the traditional wood decks, you had your reasons such as easier maintenance,...