Choosing the Right Deck Type for Your Home
Think about the state of the outdoor space at your home. Is it ideal for hosting gatherings with your friends and family, or could it use some upgrading? Perhaps you’ve decided that it’s time to add a new deck to your home, but you’re not sure which material makes the most sense for your budgetary and functional needs, as well as your aesthetic preferences. Well, don’t fret! If you could use some clarity on your decision, let us provide it as we dive into the options available to you.
Pressure-Treated Wood Decks
The most common type of deck that many homeowners choose to invest in is pressure-treated wood. Whether it’s for a deck, window, or door, wood can give off a classic vibe that works well with any home style. So, that’s part of the reason why wood decks are so popular. However, the fact that they are the most affordable type of decking also plays a significant role. They are great for homeowners looking to add an outdoor deck while keeping their budget lower.
While the classic look and affordable price of pressure-treated wood decks may have you ready to make your decision now, consider that wood does require more maintenance than other decking materials, and it can wear down over time. Plus, there are plenty of benefits that come with composite decks, which should be considered when it’s time to make your investment.
While you may be paying more up front for a composite deck, you’ll be benefitting in the long run. These decks don’t require strenuous upkeep, instead just needing a quick spray from the hose whenever it’s time for cleaning. The visual appeal offered by this type of deck is exceptional, as it features the natural beauty of wood without any of the work that comes with it. If you invest in a composite deck, you won’t need to worry about painting or staining it to suit your tastes.
What’s more, the durability of composite decks is perhaps their strongest asset, as they will continue looking great for years to come. Whereas wood may crack or splinter over time, the composite material won’t. That means years and years of enjoyment with friends and family without having to worry about unsightly problems with your outdoor area.
Turn to Exterior Source for Your New Outdoor Deck Project
When it’s time to decide on your new deck, look to Exterior Source. We offer pressure-treated wood decks, as well as Trex composite decking and Zuri premium decking. With Trex composite decking, you can benefit from a natural beauty—with availability in a variety of colors—that is long-lasting. Not to mention, Trex decks are virtually weatherproof and extremely environmentally friendly, as they are made from 95% recycled materials. Zuri’s premium composite decking, on the other hand, is made with state-of-the-art technology to mimic the beautiful look of exotic hardwood, only without the price. Regardless of the choice you make, you can expect a flawless installation from our team of experienced deck builders.
To learn more about the deck options available to you, contact Exterior Source today! We would love to discuss a project for your Virginia home.