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A Few Ideas of Choosing Composite Decking

Updated on June 19, 2019

Choosing composite decking is not always easy. There are many things that you need to take into account in order to make a great choice. The reality is composite decking comes in a vast variety of materials, colors and design styles.

It’s crucial for you to select the right type of composite decking that matches your home’s exterior. Additionally, you should aim to pick composite decking that requires little maintenance. Quality of composite decking materials also matters. And of course, you need to consider options that fit your budget.

This article concentrates on the best ideas of choosing composite decking. We’ll give you details on different types of composite decking. Hopefully, all of this will help you find composite decking that will look great and serve you well for a long period of time.

Modified Wood Decking

This type of composite decking would be the perfect choice for people who want their deck to look like real wood. Modified wood decking is known for being a very durable and low maintenance material. Modified wood decking comes in a large selection of colors and design styles. So, you’ll not find it hard to make a smart choice!

Fiber Cement Decking

Do you need moisture resistant and highly durable composite decking? If so, you obviously need to consider fiber cement decking. However, you should know that this outdoor surface is expensive and installation costs are high.

Vinyl Decking

Vinyl decking is the type of composite decking that’s constantly gaining in popularity. On the other hand, it’s not recommended to use vinyl materials in sun exposed areas. Direct sunlight negatively affects vinyl decking. Vinyl gets too hot if the material is exposed to sunlight.

Aluminium Decking

You can also consider aluminum for decking. What is great about aluminum decking is that it requires little maintenance. It’s also important to note that this type of composite decking has some disadvantages. Aluminium decks are loud and can dent easily. Plus, aluminum may begin to fade in the sun over time. So, it would better for you to consider other options if you are looking for durable composite decking.

Thank you so much for reading this article. Now, it’s time for you to make a smart decision. After analyzing all of your needs and budget carefully, you’ll be able to come up with the best composite decking solutions for your property. Good luck!


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