Jul 8, 2013 . Wood is a naturally good insulator, keeping a deck cool. Composites do not breathe as well, and therefore tend to lock in heat. Many plastic based products become too hot for you to enjoy the deck in the summer. That may not be a factor typically considered when building a deck. But if you live in a warmer..
Nov 14, 2013 . I don't care for the wood decking that's generally available in lumberyards. Dealers stock what they think will sell, and treating companies process the wood that dealers order. Good-looking, high-performance wood decking exists; it costs more and may take a little searching to find but is worth the expense..
May 3, 2016 . Hidden fasteners are definitely the best option for the appearance of PVC or capped-composite, but they are more costly and there are many choices of systems. Hidden fasteners with wood decking need more careful consideration, so I recommend talking to a Dunn Lumber decking expert for their..
Considering a Wood Deck? It's Not Just About Good Looks. If you are planning a deck, you'll have many varieties of wood to consider. The key will be finding the one that best suits your aesthetic, design, budget, and region. By Larry Bilotti ?ShareSHARES. Wood for a Deck - Cedar. Multilevel cedar deck