What is the Best Low-Maintenance Deck Material?

May 4, 2016 | Decks

If you’re getting ready to have a deck installed, you’re probably dreaming about how great it will be to have an outdoor space where you can lounge during beautiful summer evenings. You’re probably not thinking about spending your precious free time scrubbing, staining, and refinishing your deck. If you’d rather spend your time enjoying your deck than maintaining it then you need to be sure to have you deck built from a material that will look great for years with minimal effort on your part. So which material should you choose for your deck? Read on to find out.

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Looking for a low-maintenance deck material? We’ve got you covered.

Composite decking is hassle-free

For a beautiful deck that requires almost no effort, you simply cannot do better than composite. Composite decking resists staining, insect damage, warping, rotting, and other issues that tend to plague natural materials. The most maintenance you’ll have to do is simply hosing it off with a garden hose or pressure washer every once in awhile when it starts to look dirty. It truly could not be simpler to maintain your composite decking!

Unlike wood decks, which need to be stained and resealed every few years, composite decking doesn’t absorb moisture which means that it will look just as beautiful as the day it was installed for years to come. Composite decking is available in a truly dizzying array of colors, styles, and finishes, so no matter what type of look you’re going for, there is guaranteed to be a composite material that suits your personal preference.

In addition to being low-maintenance, composite decking is also surprisingly affordable. While not as inexpensive as pressure-treated lumber, it is comparable and even less expensive than many exotic hardwoods and offers a finished product that is just as beautiful. For a truly low-maintenance deck material, composite decking is the best and only choice.

Interested In Learning More? Get In Touch With Excel Fencing And Decking Today

Excel Fencing and Decking has been proud to service Harford County since 1998, giving you the very best in custom built decks, fences, and home remodeling. If you’re interested in having a top-quality deck installed then give us a call. Our dedicated teams of deck professionals have the know-how and expertise to repair or install any kind of decking. Call us at 410-803-9499 or fill out a contact form and one of Excel’s representatives will contact you promptly.