Many of us enjoy sitting on our decks during the summer months, but one thing that many of us hate are the bugs. Wood decking has a tendency to attract bugs such as termites, wood bees and wood roaches. Bugs can cause not only a problem when trying to entertain; it can also be dangerous for humans if they are stung. Wood bees and termites for example look at wooden decks as a food and a prime-breeding environment. Composite decking does not attract insects and is now fast becoming a popular choice among those that use their decks on a daily basis.
Composite decking is easy to care for. Homeowners that do not have a lot of time to devote to maintenance love the ease of care. Traditional wood decking has to be repainted, stained or resealed every few years to help keep it looking good. Composite decking comes in a variety of colors and since the material is already impregnated with the color there is never a need to paint this decking material. Composite decking is also easy to clean. All one has to do is simple wash it off with water to keep it looking good all year long.
Since composite decking is easy to take care of and comes in a variety of colors, many are now choosing this newer material over traditional wood decking. By installing a deck made out of composite decking, homeowners know that their outdoor investment will look beautiful for years to come.