Hardwood Decks Monsey NY

Owning an elegant hardwood deck in Monsey 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

Craig Custom Builders
144 Osceola Rd
Wayne, NJ
Paragon Installers, LLC
556 N. Route 17
Paramus, NJ
Gramtan Gardens
(914)779-5529
48 Sagamore Rd
Bronxville, NY
Cioffi & Son Inc
(845)429-7711
146 South Liberty Dr
Stony Point, NY
Cipriano Landscaping
(914)686-5607
38 Buckout Road
White Plains, NY
Len Van Builders
31 Stalter Drive
Wayne, NJ
G&L and Sons Renovations
153 Young Ave.
Cedar Grove, NJ
Franzoso Contracting
33 Croton Point Ave.
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
M J P Landscaping
(845)624-0577
24 South Park Avenue
Nanuet, NY
Winks
(845)369-7871
331 Spook Rock Road
Suffern, 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 Monsey 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?
- Exterior Products Introduction Monsey NY
- Engineered Lumber Monsey NY
- Hidden-Fastener Tool Monsey NY