Composite decking is considered as an alternative to wood decking. In order to build it, you need some type of plastic material like polyethylene and/or polyvinyl chloride. Furthermore, wood particles are also needed to build this deck. Its plastic material may come from recycled plastics and for a number of reasons, it’s becoming more and more popular.
So the real question is- “Why composite deck is so popular? For that matter, what are the advantages of a composite deck?”
First of all, composite decks are extremely durable. They last longer. The best thing about this deck is that you won’t ever have to refinish your deck. It’s a great advantage for every homeowner. Furthermore, a composite deck is resistant to mold which is absolutely fantastic.
Secondly, maintaining the composite deck is as easy as it gets. Just use a broom, clean the deck and that’s it. You are done. It’s water-resistant and ecofriendly. Plus, it will not splinter or rot. Bugs won’t be able to do any damage to your deck. Those of you, who had a lumber deck, know how devastating bugs can be for your deck. So it’s extremely dynamic in a sense. It’s one of the many reasons why some people prefer composite decks.
You can buy it as tiles and boards. Tiles are extremely easy to install and you can customize the deck. But they may not always be sturdy. On the other hand, boards are similar to traditional lumber but easier to maintain.
With all said and done, you’ll need a team of experts to get the job done and make sure that the deck fits the aesthetic style of your home.