Metallic Decking Vs Wood Decking

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  1. Aug 23, 2007 #1

    harvcr

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    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?
     
  2. Sep 5, 2007 #2

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    Wood! I like all wood decks, I think they look nicer. Metallic are probabably pretty easy to maintain though
     
  3. Sep 30, 2007 #3

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    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.)
     
  4. Oct 13, 2009 #4

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    Definitely wood decking - always wood. In a small corner of the garden - out of the way where no one can see it.
     
  5. May 31, 2011 #5

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    I like wood better because it looks nice and more natural but metal gets too hot and slippery.
     
  6. Aug 26, 2011 #6

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    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.
     
  7. Feb 18, 2012 #7

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

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