At Custom Build Decks Hamilton, our deck contractors repair, design, and build decks utilizing many materials. After you know the plan of the deck, it is crucial to select the appropriate content. When planning your decking project, consider the purpose of your deck.
Whether it's to extend outdoor sitting space, create a place that could be ideal for sunny days and winter snow, or increase the curb appeal of your home, it is imperative that you have the function of your deck in the forefront of your mind before you begin to design.
Composite lumber is a material that is a mixture of wood fiber, plastic, and some type of binding agent. These ingredients are put together to form a material that is denser, stronger, and heavier than wood alone, a wood-plastic composite. Wikipedia Composite decking has beautiful features of natural wood without the drawbacks. Composite decking is a low-maintenance decking option that stands up to weather conditions we face as Canadians. There is minimal thermal expansion and contraction, which maximizes the stability of each deck board.
Key Benefits of Composite Decking High durability No staining or painting required Guaranteed not to rot, splinter, crack or warp A wide selection of colours Low maintenance Mould, rot, and fungal decay-resistant Weather-resistant Warp resistant Slip-resistant Long life
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Composite decking is quite easy to install and cuts and drills very similarly to natural wood. Composite decking brands offer a variety of colours, shades, and patterns in various widths and lengths.
Comprised of either wood flour, PVC, or a wood fibre/polyethylene blend, composite decking is smooth to the touch, barefoot-friendly and provides excellent traction. Take note that there's no such thing as maintenance-free decking, but if that is what you are looking for, composite decking would be the best course of action.
Call Custom Build Decks today to discuss how we can design, create and build you a deck today!