Would you go with your same decking materials again? Synthetic or wood or something else?
There is a great debate going on over at FineHomeBuilding where builders are letting their opinions be known and it isn’t as one sided as you might think. Synthetic deck materials aren’t without issues and are also not entirely maintenance free as some manufacturers would have you believe.
No matter what material you choose to build your deck or shore up a current deck make sure it passes this inspection and you are working with a licensed contractor.
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Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.