Hardwood Decks Islip NY

Owning an elegant hardwood deck in Islip can feel like a tropical fantasy. The rich color variations and stylish grains of woods like ipé, mahogany, and walnut provide an exotic twist to a home's outdoor extension.

Local Companies

Kuhn Construction, Inc
417 Main St
Islip, NY
NOCK BROS Fine Landscaping
(631)669-8719
971 Thompson Drive
Bay Shore, NY
C N M Landscape Corporation
(516)933-8733
68 Gannet Drive
Commack, NY
South Shore Irrigation
(516)378-0600
14 Oakwood Avenue
Merrick, NY
Andromeda Landscaping
(631)395-6437
22 Dorsett Pl
Shirley, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Legacy Builders and Remodelers
1363-8 Lincoln Ave
Holbrook, NY
Original Landscaping
(631)969-4485
94 Saxon Avenue
Bay Shore, NY
Montani Anthony Landscaping
(631)474-9320
8 Liberty Lane
Miller Place, NY
Timberwood Associates Inc
(631)261-3567
40 Woodbine Avenue
Northport, NY
Data Provided by:
  

Provided By:

Source: BUILDING PRODUCTS Magazine
Publication date: May 29, 2007

By Jeffrey Lee

Owning an elegant hardwood deck can feel like a tropical fantasy. The rich color variations and stylish grains of woods like ipé, mahogany, and walnut provide an exotic twist to a home's outdoor extension.

But caring for tropical hardwoods can be a nightmare due to the staining, oiling, and washing required--and that's not to mention those pangs of guilt every time the environment-conscious homeowner thinks about the rainforest from which the woods were harvested.

For these and other consumers, composite decking manufacturers are delivering durable, low-maintenance boards with the more refined look of tropical wood. "High-end decking people like the richer colors, the hardwood look," says Kevin Brennan, vice president of sales and marketing for TimberTech, which offers its Earthwood plank in a tropical walnut color.

Though these high-end composite offerings are generally three times more expensive than basic pressure-treated pine, they're priced only slightly higher than lumbers like redwood, cedar, or ipé, and can be cheaper than more exotic woods. Basic composite decking, offered with fewer colors or options, is about two times the price of pressure-treated pine. Considering its minimal maintenance cost, composites can be a better value after just a few years.

Composite decking is sustaining its growth. Demand will expand more than 15 percent annually through 2009.

Click here to read full article from Replacement Contractor

Related Articles
- Fending off Sun, Wind, and Nosy Neighbors Islip NY
The deck is too sunny. The deck is too windy. The deck exposes us to the neighbors." Customers might not blame you for these issues, but do you want to take that chance?
- Engineered Lumber Islip NY
- Exterior Products Introduction Islip NY
- Hidden-Fastener Tool Islip NY