Hardwood Decks Ridgewood NY

Owning an elegant hardwood deck in Ridgewood 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

SilverLining Interiors, Inc.
2091 Broadway, third floor
New York, NY
The Market Garden Center And Nursery Incorporated
(718)649-7250
8914 Foster Av
Brooklyn, NY
Wolfe & Sons
(718)945-0623
8612 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
Far Rockaway, NY
Byrne & Sons Plumbing & Heating
(718)525-6600
24614 Francis Lewis Boulevard
Rosedale, NY
Fischetti Vinnie & Son Landscaping Inc
(516)483-3509
300 Eagle Avenue
West Hempstead, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Paragon Installers, LLC
556 N. Route 17
Paramus, NJ
Double A-One GENL Contracting
(718)762-9740
1535 128th Street
College Point, NY
Manor Tree Company Inc
(914)738-1785
1074 Hunter Avenue
Pelham, NY
Soundview Landscaping & Contracting Inc
(516)767-9343
35 Beechwood Avenue
Port Washington, 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
- Hidden-Fastener Tool Ridgewood NY
Premium synthetic decks are the heart of my deck-building business, and I use hidden fasteners on all of my projects. In fact, I’m so familiar with hidden clips and screws that I almost wince just typing about them.
- Engineered Lumber Ridgewood NY
- Fending off Sun, Wind, and Nosy Neighbors Ridgewood NY
- Exterior Products Introduction Ridgewood NY