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3 Reasons To Buy Extra Decking and Not Exact Amounts

We get it, exotic hardwoods are expensive. It’s natural for you to want to save your pennies and order just the right amount of material for your deck, but this is probably one of the biggest mistakes you can make. Materials like decking aren’t made to fit exact specifications; they are crafted on-site by cutting each board to meet the dimensions of your design.  It’s these characteristics that necessitate ordering extra material just in case something happens. The extra material ordered is normally between 10% and 15% of your original amount and is referred to as “waste.”
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What’s the Best Decking Material to Build with in 2011?

Best Decking Material

Owning this view is more affordable with Cumaru decking.

Spring is finally here. The morning air is more welcoming. And, the memory of shoveling snow is fading.

If you’ve been inspired and are thinking of extending your outdoor living area with a new deck, you are not alone! Thousands of deck remodels and new builds are being planned by hard working professionals and DIY homeowners alike. And, the first question everyone is asking this Spring?

What is the best decking material?

In previous years, both Ipe and composite decking competed for “best-in-class” status. However, with demand skyrocketing, so are decking prices.

While Advantage Trim & Lumber offers the lowest ipe prices in the market, it’s important to know that Cumaru wood has a greater return on investment plus the same qualities as Ipe.

How does Cumaru compare to Ipe in terms of performance? Simply put, if Ipe is a Lamborghini, Cumaru is a Ferrari.

Don’t worry. You won’t have to pay nearly as much for your Cumaru deck. Given all the benefits, you’ll be happy to know that a Cumaru deck is very budget-friendly. For more info on Cumaru as well as prices, check out our Cumaru decking page. In addition to learning about its strength and resistance benefits, you’ll also find:

Building the deck you deserve shouldn’t mean you have to go over budget. Now, you can build your very own outdoor retreat with one of the best decking materials without having to sweat how you’ll pay for it.

If you want a custom quote on Cumaru wood decking, call us today.

Decking from Advantage Trim & Lumber