Composite or Wood Decking?

The adventures of Teddy LC Bear!

Teddy has been helping out answering the phone at TLC Construction. With the warm weather, customers are already outside and some have noticed they need a new deck!

One question Teddy is frequently asked is, “should we build our new deck from composite wood material or natural wood?” Teddy is so glad TLC has been building decks for over 12 years and has experience with both composite and natural wood. He talks to the customer and asks a few questions so the new deck is what they are looking for in so many ways!

First, Teddy explains the framing of all decks should be made from pressure treated wood. Composite wood is not strong enough for structural purposes. Next, Teddy wants to know what look does the customer want; what kind of maintenance do they expect; do they have a budget in mind; as well as explain the difference between composite and natural wood…

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