Guest post contributed by Lara Buck
In most houses, we find that a deck is probably the most visited and beautiful part of the house. A deck is a raised platform and generally is the outdoor space of the house the decking might be a part of your house entrance or your balcony or backyard. A wooden or composite deck is more preferred today than patios. These decks are enclosed through a railing usually. The decks make your living area a little larger. They may extend to the garden outside and you can simply be there relaxing and having a peaceful good time within the boundaries of your house.
While decks are made up of very different materials, like wood, aluminum, and composite, but which one is a better material for the purpose can only be understood if we studied each and every material and its usages for the deck and its utility individually. So, let us start by having a look at wood as a deck material and its advantages and disadvantages.