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When it comes to choosing the type of material you want to use to build your deck, you have a variety of choices. Even if you know you want a wood-look, you need to decide between natural wood, pressure treated wood or a composite. All three can do a good job. There are differences, however, in both pros and cons, and that is where you need to decide what your personal needs require.
APCO was founded over 50 years ago and has been a leading deck builder in the Columbus area ever since. We offer premier design and installation for pressure treated decks—no matter how custom you want to make yours. Those of us at APCO are proud to be able to help you find the wood decking solution that most fits your home or business.
For pressure treated deck installation in Columbus, Ohio, contact us online or call us at 614-254-5489 to learn more.
Pressure treated wood is infused with a variety of preservatives that make it resistant to both rot and insect infestations. The wood is placed in a special air-tight container and waterborne chemicals are forced into the wood. It is then allowed to dry and is ready for use in building. This effectiveness of the pressure treatment depends a great deal on the type of wood being treated.
We have extensive experience installing your pressure-treated decking. At APCO, we use only the pressure-treated woods that are free from warping and other blemishes in appearances. We do not feel you should have to settle for an imperfect appearance in order to have more resistance to rot. Quality is not a trade-off in our eyes.
Contact us online to learn more about installing a pressure treated deck in the Columbus, Ohio area.
While pressure-treated wood is weather resistant, it still requires some type of water-resistant coating. If the wood is left uncoated and unpainted, it is prone to turning grey over time as it is subjected to the changes in weather. If your deck is made from pressure-treated wood, you need to reseal it once a year to keep it at its best. The same goes for painting. If you have painted your deck, it may become chipped and the paint will fade. It needs repainted yearly to retain its just-installed beauty.
Pressure-treated decks have several advantages over untreated wood, including:
APCO prides itself on the years of professional experience we have in installing and maintaining pressure-treated wood decks. We know what decks in the Columbus, Ohio area face on a daily basis and will make sure any deck we work on is in the best possible position to resist those hazards.
APCO offers high quality wood deck design and build throughout the following cities and their surrounding areas: Bexley, Columbus, Dublin, Gahanna, Grove City, Lewis Center, Pickerington, Powell, Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington, and Westerville.
To get started on your pressure treated deck installation project, simply call us at the number at the top of this page, or contact us online, to get the conversation started.