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Deck Materials – How to Choose the Right Type for Your Dream Deck

June 30, 2021
Suppose you’re interested in installing a new deck for entertaining and relaxing or replacing your existing deck. In that case, it’s essential to consider the amount of outdoor space you are working with to help you determine the best decking materials for your deck project.
While choosing between the location of your deck, the textures, and the colors, it is also important to choose the right materials.

Wood Deck Products

Yella Wood Pressure Treated Lumber
Wood is a popular choice for decks with homeowners and contractors. At Quaker State Construction, we use YellaWood®/Rainwood® Pressure-Treated Decking, which is double-treated for water repellency and offers a variety of benefits:
  • Light, natural color
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Holds paint and stain better than common-grade lumber.
  • Has the ability to be in contact with aluminum.
  • Contains less copper to prevent leaching.
With wood decking, you can customize the color with paint or stain, and since wood is a natural material, it blends in well with the surrounding landscape.

Composite Decking for Your New Deck 

Timbertech Composite Decking
Composite decking is a low-maintenance, durable decking option that an environmentally safe alternative option to wood decking. At Quaker State Construction, we offer TimberTech® and AZEK®. TimberTech® is specifically engineered for decks and pool decks and does not require water sealing or preservative treatments. This material offers the look and feel of real wood with numerous benefits.
AZEK Building Products
AZEK® is a polymer, PVC, that is capped with Alloy Armor Technology™ that provides the material with stain and fade resistance. Other benefits of composite decking materials include:
  • Lower long-term costs for maintenance since you don’t have to re-stain or repaint.
  • Durable, rot-resistant
  • Mimics wood with the same color and texture.
  • Offers a wide selection of colors to choose from.
  • Designed to withstand the elements.
With composite decking materials, you can get the look of wood without having to re-stain or paint your decking.

Professional Deck Building Services

At Quaker State Construction, we specialize in deck building and can help you create your dream deck with high-quality materials. Contact us today to learn more!