There are several things first to consider when deciding to build a deck. Appearance and functionality of the deck are essential, but you must also consider durability, cost, and general maintenance of the material you choose.
The professional deck contractorsat Custom Build Decks Hamilton would be more than happy to sit with you and discuss your options, but here is some information to assist in educating you about viable alternatives. Natural wood is traditionally the material used for decks, and what most typically think of when conjuring up a vision of their deck. Natural wood continues to be the top choice for most residential homeowners' deck projects. Wood decks appeal to most people because of their ethnicity.
Natural wood decks not only smell fantastic but have a natural warmth and rustic charm to them.
Typically natural wood, especially softwood, is the most inexpensive decking material available. Natural wood can be pricey, however, especially certain types of hardwoods.
Left unmaintained, natural wood has a reputation for splitting, cracking, and fading with time, age, and exposure to the elements.
Hardwood is considered a premium wood and generally is not pressure-treated. That Hardwoods must be finished to keep them from weathering to a dull gray color.
If you decide to go with natural hardwood, you need to keep in mind that ongoing maintenance and general upkeep will be necessary to not only maintain the longevity of its life but the overall appearance.
If you are interested in having a custom build deck designed from natural hardwood, one of our specialists would be more than willing to advise you of your options.
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