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Frequently Asked Questions

A: Decks can be built from natural or composite materials. There are many different types of wood that can be used on a deck including pressure treated lumber, redwood, cedar, and even tropical hardwoods.


A: Composite decking is made from 95% recycled materials including reclaimed wood as well as recycled plastic. It is a strong option that is quickly gaining popularity.


A: Pressure treated lumber is the most economical option. The infamous green-tinted wood is still the top material sold today. Redwood or cedar are the most superior of natural options, and composite is manufactured specifically to be strong and long lasting. Composite requires the least amount of upkeep.


A: Decks increase the value of your home; the design provides curb appeal. Investing in a deck will result in a great return should you choose to sell! Also, of course, you and your family can enjoy a deck for years—it will be the cornerstone of your entertainment calendar.


A: This depends on the size of your yard! Decks typically range from 12 feet by 12 feet to 300 or 400 square feet. When you call Yardcore Landscaping Design Inc to come to your home we’ll provide a free estimate and suggest a design that will flow best in your unique yard.


A: It is not recommended, as it could damage the surface. Warranties do not cover damage due to power washing.


A: A traditional wood deck has a lifespan of 10 to 15 years, and a composite (more resistant to the elements) lasts between 25 and 30 years.


A: You can of course DIY a deck, but if you want a more complicated design built to flow naturally in your yard, it’s best to hire a contractor. You also won’t have to go through the headaches of building it yourself. Leave it to us!

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