Over the past three or four decades, there has been an explosion in the popularity of decks. More and more new homes are expected to have a deck, and more and more existing homes are being enhanced with the addition of a deck. It is part of a trend of people investing in their homes to enhance home life. Decks are a way to enjoy the outdoors at home. Along with more decks, there has also been an explosion of new materials for building decks. Treated lumber is still the most economical and possibly the most popular, but there are new alternatives including all-plastic decking, aluminum, bamboo, exotic hardwoods, and even fiberglass, but by far the most common is composite decking, most of which is made from recycled wood and plastic.
Introduction to Composite Decking
The first and best known of the composite decking companies has now expanded into a range of deck related products. Read more.