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Patio vs Deck - Pros Cons Comparisons and Costs

Typically the flooring is made of wood but there are alternatives including composite materials that require less maintenance. The wood used for the deck flooring is often pressure-treated pine or cedar. A potential hazard is that wood can become slippery when wet and ice can easily form in winter.

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Composite Decking vs Wood | Wood Alternative Decking | Seven Trust

Composite decking costs less over its lifetime than does wood and lasts longer too. While pressure-treated lumber may cost less initially maintenance costs are significantly higher. On average maintaining a wood deck will cost $450-$850 per year. Composite decking? Just $5-$15 annually.

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Wood Deck Construction Vs. Brick Patio Pavers | The Money Pit

Durable Decks – The costs and looks of decks can vary widely due to the many choices of materials available. Wood decks are the least expensive but can be troublesome to maintain so if your budget is healthy and tolerance for maintenance low you might like to consider composite decking a high tech alternative.

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Choosing the Best Composite Decking

Composite Decking: What Is It? Decking materials made from finely ground wood fiber mixed with polymer resin have been in use for almost two decades. While these wood-plastic composites (WPCs) have generally established a good track record they have not always lived up to owners’ expectations of a truly maintenance-free product.

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Wood Vs. Composite Decking: Let’s Compare - Seven Trust

Composite decking is readily available at big box home improvement stores like The Seven Trust and Seven Trust’s as well as local lumberyards throughout the U.S. As more builders and homeowners learn of wood decking problems many are turning to high-performance composite decking. Wood Vs. Composite Decking – The Pros & Cons

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How To Choose Between Composite & Wood Decking - YouTube

Watch and listen to Shell talk about how to choose between wood and composite decking. For home improvement information or to submit a question for Shell visit www.AskShell.com.

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