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harvcr 08-23-2007 04:34 PM

Metallic Decking Vs Wood Decking
 
Which one do you prefer and why?
Do you like the low maintenance that the metallic decking brings or do you still prefer to own the old fashioned wooden deck?

I think I'll go for wood for the conventional home. :)

Which one do you like the best?

GuRu 09-05-2007 01:10 AM

Wood! I like all wood decks, I think they look nicer. Metallic are probabably pretty easy to maintain though

deadmite 09-30-2007 01:18 PM

I like wood better, it looks nice and more natural. Unless there is a need for a metal deck (something that lasts longer) then I would rather prefer that. There are ways to make a metal deck look better though (carpets, fake wood prints, ect.)

EdsDecking 10-13-2009 08:49 AM

Definitely wood decking - always wood. In a small corner of the garden - out of the way where no one can see it.

Patiosclotures 05-31-2011 06:12 AM

I like wood better because it looks nice and more natural but metal gets too hot and slippery.

2Decker 08-25-2011 05:33 PM

Hmmmm
 
I will be building a deck next summer and have not made up my mind what material to with yet. I am pretty sure it will not be metal though I stepped bare footed on a metal deck once and only once and never want to do that again. also I am not sure about wood either because I am still considering all the options.

imported_liza 02-18-2012 05:37 AM

New stone deck system
 
This stone decking system is interesting. see Paverdeck on youtube. They claim an unlimited lifespan without any required maintenance.


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