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3 Benefits of Choosing a Composite Deck for Your Home

3 Benefits of Choosing a Composite Deck for Your Home

As you’re dreaming about adding a deck to your home and planning how to make it a reality, you should consider composite decking for your decking material.

Spring has finally sprung in this area, so you may be spending more time enjoying the beauty of nature and the outdoors. This is even more comfortable when you have a beautiful and comfortable deck to relax on.  Perhaps you’re also thinking about the upcoming summer and dreaming of cooking out on a deck and relaxing in the summer sun. As you’re dreaming about adding a deck to your home and planning how to make it a reality, you should consider composite decking for your decking material. A composite deck will provide season after season of beauty, comfort, and other benefits.

Environmentally Friendly Material

Composite decking is the green choice, so if you’re worried about your environmental impact, it is a decision you can feel good about. Most types of composite decking are made from recycled materials, like used plastic milk jugs, plastic bags, and leftover sawdust. Most of this stuff would otherwise go into landfills.  By choosing composite decking, you’re keeping it out of the landfill and in production and use, to the tune of 30 lbs of garbage for every 20 feet of composite deck.

Easy Maintenance

Composite decking does tend to be more expensive than traditional decking, but for many people, this cost is balanced by the decreased cost and time that needs to be devoted to maintenance. A composite deck requires very little maintenance. When it starts to get dirty, all you need is a soft bristled brush and some soapy water to scrub it up with. This deck requires little more work than your kitchen floor. Wood decks, on the other hand, while less expensive to build, require intense maintenance every other year, like bleaching, staining, and sometimes even sanding to maintain their appearance and safety.

Outstanding Color Selection

If you haven’t looked into composite decks since they were released in the ‘90s, you may be surprised by all of the options available. Composite decking comes in a wide variety of colors, making it easy to achieve the perfect look to match your home, yard, and vision. And since this color is manufactured into the product, you don’t have to worry about painting the deck to achieve your desired color or about re-painting because of peeling or chipping paint.

Call Mid-Atlantic Deck & Fence For Your New Deck in 2019!

Mid-Atlantic Deck & Fence has almost 30 years of experience in building beautiful custom fences, gazebos, screened-in porches, and decks throughout the state of Maryland. We have the expertise to design your dream fence or custom deck and have it installed in a headache-free process. Give us a call at 1-800-833-9310 or visit us online for a quote today! We offer many different styles of fencing and decking in addition to custom options designed specifically to suit your preferences and tastes. To see examples of our work and get more tips on how to choose the right decking for your family, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Houzz, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

 

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