Mar 21, 2017 , Deck Designs: Composite vs. Pressure Treated Wood. Although we recently got hit with over 2 feet of snow, believe it or not, spring is just around the corner and it is time to start thinking about your outdoor living spaces. There's no denying the appeal of great deck designs but, there's a choice to be made in,
May 4, 2017 , But you need to decide whether or not you want to build a traditional cedar deck (or use another wood), use pressure treated wood, or build a composite deck. While all of these materials could be great choices for you and your home, only one will best suit you. Knowing the difference can also save you,
Mar 28, 2017 , Before building a deck, carefully consider the materials, which range from pressure-treated wood to natural wood to composite materials. Deck Materials: Wood Decks vs Composite Decks. A Comparison , A common and inexpensive option is to go with treated lumber, also called PT for pressure-treated.
Nov 10, 2017 , Inevitably, this leads to the question, “What do I replace the deck surface with?” The material that springs to mind for most people is pressure treated lumber. It's the most commonly used material in decks, in spite of its often disappointing performance. If you've decided to move on from PT lumber and are,
Feb 21, 2017 , All three materials – cedar wood, pressure-treated lumber, and composite – are suited for different needs, and one is not necessarily better than another. Weigh these options against the vision you have for your new deck and your unique needs, and you shouldn't go wrong with your decision! If you need,
Oct 10, 2017 , Your local lumberyard or home improvement center has a wide range of decking and dimensional lumber to choose from, so how do you know what's best for your project? Two of the hottest products right now are pressure-treated wood and composite boards, and you could easily spark a bar fight among,