How long will my deck last?

The lifespan of decks depends on the type on the types of materials. For instance, softwood decks will last up to 15 years or more, while hardwood decks will last up to 20 years. However, the important thing is the deck substructure. Timber rails can last up 25 years when treated well.

How do you fix scratches on a deck?

Both wood and composite can scratch, though the tendency is higher in wood than in composite. Moving furniture or heavy play is the primary cause of scratches on decking boards. The solution varies with the manufacturer and type of scratches. While scratches might make your deck ugly, it is advisable not to repair them because, …

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How Much $$$ Does A New Deck Cost?

There are a few different variables that will affect the total investment of having a new deck built: Proposed size of decking area Type of decks used (timber/softwood/hardwood/ composite) Any extras like stairs, pergolas, verandahs, balustrade, glass panels Foundations underneath the area Any council permission required If the area is elevated then this can create difficulties …

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