Standard composite decking comes in limited colors—brown, gray, tan—and most will fade over time, especially where the deck is exposed to direct sunlight. However, most manufacturers now offer a line of fade-resistant composites, which cost a bit more but retain their color much longer. Composite
Cedar decking is grown from cedar trees in the U.S. and is processed locally. Cedar wood does not have resin or pitch, so it accepts glues, nails and other adhesives easily. Cedar decking does not weigh as much as pine or other hardwoods, which makes it easier to work with. Cedar decking will not warp
Heftier lumber will cost more, but it can cut construction time and save on hardware costs. A good book about deck building can further clarify this concept. Lumber sizes. Be aware that lumber actually has two sizes -- its nominal size (such as 2x4) and its actual size (a 2x4 is actually 1-1 2x3-1 2 inches). When you're
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