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How To Build Green Backyard Decks

If you really want to enjoy the outdoors this Fall while looking out for the health of the environment and your family, then you should consider having a green backyard deck installed for your home.

The purpose of having a deck is to enjoy it. A backyard deck is not meant to be a largely unused space on your home property that’s just gathering moss and leaves as time passes.

A deck can be transformed into one of the entertainment hotspots of your dreams for your home. Make your deck a dining area, a lounge, or extra play area. The choice is yours.

How a deck is built and used really correlates with how much impact it has on the environment and your health throughout the year.

This is why having a green deck is such an important addition to a home. A green deck will ensure your deck is sturdy to prevent deck collapse as well as reducing the potential of your grill being a fire hazard.

Implementing green measures into your deck will enhance the safety of your deck. For example, sustainable decking material is more slip-resistant than standard decking material.

Green materials also reduce waste, conserve environment resources and reduce exposure to hazardous substances to save money.

Add eco-friendly items to your deck such as a cobb grill. Not only is a cobb grill portable but it’s also a fuel-efficient grill using only eight pieces of charcoal or less.

Next, purchase durable outdoor furniture for your deck. This means no cheap plastic deck furniture. Plastic furniture easily breaks and it will look shabby from just one bad weather season.

You may want to consider sustainable harvested hardwood decking such as tigerwood to have a durable deck that saves the environment’s health.

You may want a composite decking if you prefer using recycled plastic and wood. This type of deck is very low maintenance and very affordable.

Mid-Atlantic Deck & Fence is here to build up your dreams and make them your reality.

If you have any questions or need fence, deck, screen porch gazebo, or patio installments, contact Mid-Atlantic Deck & Fence (MAD Fence) today by clicking hereor calling 1-800-833-9310.

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Source: http://seattletimes.com/html/ecoconsumer/2018684181_ecoconsumer14m.html

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