Each year homeowners spend thousands-of-dollars on home improvement projects for their house, inside and out.
And rightly so, people should expect quality products and top-notch service for their hard-earned money.
But alas. Things in-and-around the house eventually need fixing or replacement. Nothing lasts forever.
So when it comes to a backyard deck, how long should it be expected to last?
Well, it depends but deck remodeling, redecking or replacement are great options for improvement.
As a rule-of-thumb a well-built wood deck can easily last 10 – 20 years.
And decks designed and built with quality composite or vinyl materials can last even longer.
Of course, extreme weather or neglected maintenance will reduce its life expectancy.
Most customers periodically update their deck well-before it simply wears out. And just like interior rooms folks tend to rejuvenate their outdoor spaces, every-so-often, with a deck remodel or replacement. BUT if an older deck doesn’t pass a safety check list, then total replacement should be considered.
To avoid the cost of a total deck replacement, consider a facelift. Read the rest of this entry »