Manmade composite material and natural wood can both be used for decking, but there are some significant differences between them in terms of durability and cost.
Both composite and wood decking require framing with treated wood floor joists to support the decking. The spacing of the floor joists for a deck will vary depending on the type and thickness of the decking material, with composite decking requiring closer spaced joists than those for wood decking.
When installing wood or composite decking, keep these tips in mind:
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