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The Benefits of a Composite Deck

The Benefits of a Composite Deck

Install composite decking in your home for a more appealing, durable, and sustainable deck.

The popularity of composite decking has increased over the years. It has become a top choice amongst homeowners for decking materials, especially as an alternative to wood decking. Composite decking offers many benefits, such as longevity, durability, and sustainability, to name a few. Listed below are some of the benefits of installing a composite deck in your home.

Durability and Longevity

Durability is one of the primary features of composite decks. It doesn’t fade or stain easily, and it is resistant to the weather, moisture, scratching, and mold, unlike wood, where you have to worry about rotting, splitting, or cracking. Composite decking is constructed from high-quality materials, providing strength and resistance to constant wear and tear over time. Composite decks have a lifespan of more than 20 years with the proper maintenance compared to traditional wooden decks that last up to 15 years. It is an ideal decking choice for homes with families, pets, heavy traffic, and furniture.


If you love the traditional appeal of wood decking but want a more durable material, composite decking offers many looks with wood grain patterns and a natural appeal. Composite decks come in various colors and finishes that will blend with the exterior of your home’s architecture, along with a broad selection of deck accessories, such as railings and gates. With composite decking the there are many possibilities for your deck’s appearance.


Composite decking requires very little maintenance. Unlike other decking materials, it doesn’t need to be constantly cleaned, painted, stained, or sanded. A good cleaning from a hose with soap and water will go a long way in keeping your composite deck looking its best.


There has been an increase in environmentally friendly building techniques and materials. Composite decking is made from sustainable materials. It provides the appeal of wood decking without the environmental impact of harming trees.

Easy Installation

Compared to other decking materials like wood, composite decks are easy to install, saving time and hassle on an installation.

No Splinters

With a composite deck, you can kick your shoes off and enjoy the outside atmosphere. Unlike wood decking, you can walk across composite decking barefoot without worrying about splinters. If your home has children or pets, this is a plus.

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