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Decks

DecksDecks are some of the main focal points of the home beautiful and elegance made from either natural wood or a composite material. Decks are great for entertaining, relaxing or simply taking time to reflect on nature’s beauty. Whether you choose to build your deck or have it built there are some things to consider.
Wood
It’s a great choice comes in many different types, Redwood, Cedar, Douglas fir, or Mahogany. Framing the structural part of the deck is usually done with pressure treated lumber; this is a must to ensure that your deck lasts for many years to come. As always wood has to be protected from the elements requiring it to be stained or painted. Another mention is you will need to apply a stain or do a wood treatment every couple years to keep your deck lasting as long time. Depending on the region you live certain pests can maker their home in a wood deck, plan to hire a pest control company to treat the new wood material this will minimize pests and help to avoid costly repairs later. As the cost of some decks can range from $500 to $5000 it’s a good idea before you build to draw up some plans or sketch out a drawing this will keep costs down and fewer mistakes will be made.
Composite
This type of deck material is made to last and comes in a wide variety of colors and designs this type of material never has to be refinished and depending on the brand you choose it never changes, although slight color fading has been known to occur its very minimal visit Trex for more info. Framing the structural part of the deck is usually done with pressure treated lumber; this is a must and will ensure that your deck lasts for many years to come. Because this type of material is both durable and long lasting it tends to cost more than wood. Special hidden fasteners are available as well as stainless steel screws, so you will never see a screw head or have to replace any screws. This product has become very popular as more designs are coming to the lumber stores, and home centers. As the cost of some decks can range from $1000 to $10000 it’s a good idea before you build to draw up some plans or sketch out a drawing this will keep costs down and fewer mistakes will be made.
Choosing to build one from wood or composite, both are excellent choices whether you love the beauty of wood or enjoy the low maintenance of a composite deck. 911 Handyman and its service professionals understand your needs and have the experience it takes to complete your next deck project or help you to design the deck that’s right for you!!



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