2011: Good News for Composite Decking

With the economy bouncing back and consumers thinking about a brighter future, homeowners are putting extra emphasis on the exterior features of their home this year. Based on the Better Homes and Gardens 2011

Consumer Preference Survey, the top outdoor features that homeowners are looking to add or improve in their homes are:

  • Deck or Patio (84% or those surveyed)
  • Low-maintenance exteriors (79%)
  • Outdoor grilling or living area (67%)

It was also reported that 25% of homeowners think that now is the time to spend on home improvements. Consumers are also doing more homework before they start their projects, putting a greater premium on planning. If you’re thinking about improving your outdoor living space with a new deck, consider building a composite deck. Composite decking offers the ultimate in low maintenance. And technology improvements have made the surface more durable and resilient than ever. From classic to contemporary, traditional grains to exotic hardwoods, find the look you love no matter what your style.

Homeowners, what home improvements are you considering in 2011? Are you planning on building a deck?

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