Composite decking not infallible

Despite benefits over natural wood, warping and rotting still possible

Check over the results of virtually any home improvement survey, and you will see that adding a deck consistently ranks at or near the top of the list in terms of both desirability and payback on investment. If a deck is high on your wish list, one of the primary decisions you are no doubt struggling with is what type of decking material to use — natural wood, or one of the new plastic composite materials that have been getting so much attention lately.