It’s a question that has plagued homeowners for years: How can I boost the value of my home? And while there are some home upgrades that can significantly improve your ROI, the trick comes in finding the best materials for those projects. In terms of renovating your outdoor space, one of the most valuable upgrades that you can invest in is a deck. And in this article, we’re taking a closer look at the differences between two of the most popular decking materials: wood and composite.
Why Homeowners Are Switching to Composite Decking
For decades, wood has been the go-to material option for decks. It’s beautiful, strong, and sure to make a lasting impression on anyone who spends time on it. The one thing that works against wood decking, however, is maintenance. Wood, especially wood that is constantly exposed to outdoor elements, will require frequent upkeep in order to preserve its aesthetic appeal and ensure its long-lasting benefits. This can work against busy homeowners, particularly those who live in an area that has an extreme climate (we’re looking at you Wisconsinites). That’s where composite alternatives come in. More and more homeowners are making the switch to composite when upgrading their decks. This material is designed to look like wood, but is a low-maintenance alternative that’s designed to thrive with very little upkeep. Since you won’t need to spend extra time and money in staining or resealing your composite deck, it’s a valuable addition to your outdoor space.
If you live in Wisconsin and are interested in learning more about the benefits of composite decking, reach out to Tundraland or explore our site. We’re more than happy to answer your questions and help you find the best solutions for your home.