Calgary Decks

Deck Building: What Are The Best Deck Materials?

kayu-batu-deck-1 A deck is one of the smartest home additions you can invest in. It is an outdoor haven where you can sit and relax, enjoy beautiful weather and spend time with friends and family. Proper deck building requires proper planning, thought and effort to ensure that you get the kind of deck you want and at the best value for your money. If you are not planning to do it yourself, hire a professional and qualified Calgary deck builder.

There is one important question to answer when building your deck: what is the best decking material? You have a variety of options to consider. Here are some of the best and most popular wood choices:

Ipe hardwood

If you want a deck that can last 40 years and will look great. This is the best deck material in terms of performance, durability and price when it comes to hardwood decking. Ipe hardwood for deck construction is long lasting, is easy to maintain, looks great and has a pocket-friendly price compared to Tigerwood or Teak. Due to its hardness and incredible strength, this exotic wood naturally resists decay and insect damage. It also withstands harsh temperature changes gracefully which is an excellent feature for the varied Calgary temperatures. The deep and rich look is easy to maintain and care for by using a quality oil finish. You can also leave the wood uncoated and let it acquire a silvery hue. If you don’t want to worry about the maintenance of the deck, Think First Construction can do it for you. Give us a call to arrange a visit.

Cedar Wood

Cedar decks are among the most popular softwood deck types in Canada. They are relatively inexpensive and very easy to work with. Cedar is naturally resistant to rot and insects. It’s light colour makes a beautiful finish and in Calgary, a cedar deck lasts 10-15 years before needing to be replaced.

Building the deck of your dreams starts with an idea and a little know how. Think First Construction has the resources and skills to transform your dream deck into a beautiful reality that you can enjoy for years. If you’re looking for Calgary deck builders then Think First Construction is your best deck builder choice.. We produce beautiful and high quality decks in the Calgary, Okotoks and High River Area. We are specialists in hardwood deck building.

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