The Pros and Cons of Synthetic Vs Natural Wood Decking

Synthetic deck

A raised deck adds both beauty and function to your backyard, providing a clean and comfortable outdoor gathering place for your family and guests. The benefits of a deck don’t just last while you occupy the house, either; attractive outdoor spaces make a house more likely to sell, and adding a deck to your home can result in a 72% return on investment when you put your house on the market.

But once you’ve decided on building a deck, you’re face with another choice: Is real wood or synthetic decking a better choice?

Appearance

A wooden deck provides a classic look. The best wood for decks is often considered to be cedar, which also has a distinctive reddish color that’s difficult for synthetic decking to match< Continue reading “The Pros and Cons of Synthetic Vs Natural Wood Decking”