Decks, Raleigh, NC Setting Sun Patios and Decks are experts in the deck building industry and have been designing and building custom decks for our clients for over 20 years. When our clients approach us for building a deck, we take several things into consideration. Before we move on to the project, we sit down with our clients to see just what they need. It is important to plan a deck properly because if the execution and material are bad, it can ruin the exterior of your home.

Our team of experts strongly recommends composite material for any uncovered deck built in North Carolina. Even the best grade of treated wood struggles to maintain integrity with the harsh North Carolina weather patterns. That, coupled with the constraints the EPA has put on deck stains, essentially making them weaker, maintaining a wood deck has become a yearly (at longest span) maintenance issue. Lumber companies only warranty against rot and insect infestation. There is no warranty for cracked boards (called checking), warped, twisted, or splintered boards.

Given the climate of North Carolina, we highly recommend Timbertech / Azek composite decking materials for decks, porches, and railings, and specialize in installing this material. No matter the type of home, backyard or specialized requirements, our team will work with you from start to finish to make sure you are happy with the final product!

Should You Invest in a Composite Deck?

You may wonder whether composite decking is worth the extra money while you're preparing your deck for construction. To put it simply, yes. The strength and longevity of composite decking are only two of the many reasons why you should choose it to construct your deck.

Composite decking is an investment that will pay off if you expect to stay in your home for the foreseeable future. It will also increase your home's resale value if you sell it at some point. Waiting until you have a fixed place to put your money into this material might be wise.

How Long Will Your Composite Deck Last?

Trex, the company pioneered composite decking, promises its products may endure for twenty years or more with regular use and maintenance. Compared to the typical lifespan of regular wood decking, which is 10 years or more, this is a lengthy period. The following may well enhance the durability of this decking material:

  • Your deck won't hold up as well in a place with consistently wet weather as it would in an area with year-round warm temperatures.
  • Composite decking is low-maintenance and durable. But upkeep is still crucial. You will shorten the lifespan of your deck by neglecting its maintenance and regular maintenance will increase its lifespan.
  • Hiring a reputable company to carry out the installation is essential. Your brand-new decking will last longer if you choose high-quality installations.

When selecting this material for constructing a deck, be sure you've carefully considered each factor. Depending on your location, you should either plan to do less or more maintenance. Regardless of how long-lasting this deck is, it still requires caring if you want your investment to endure. As mentioned, we are with you every step of the way and will help you with material selection and expert installation.

Cost-Effective Composite Decks

We never compromise on quality, although we always maintain cost-effective pricing. Setting Sun Patios and Decks has the experience, expertise, and resources to design and install robust composite decks.

We are a committed lot, and our team takes the time to understand your requirements before coming up with the best designs and plans. With us planning and installing your deck, you can ensure you have an outdoor space built to last.

We work systematically, and as you can see from the abovementioned process, we leave no stone unturned to ensure the best and timely completion of your composite deck. As mentioned, we recommend Timbertech/Azek decking products. They are known for their superior quality, excellent finish, and durability. We have worked extensively with these products and assure you of superior composite decks within your timeline and budget.

We look forward to working with you in designing and installing the deck of your dreams. If you have any questions or want you an estimate, you can call Setting Sun Patios & Decks at 919-272-0050. You can also get in touch with us by filling out this contact us form.