- Bathroom Remodeling
- Kitchen Remodeling
- Basement Remodeling
- Paint, Drywall, molding
- Flooring Exterior Remodeling
- Decks,Railings & Columns
- Gutter & Gutter Guards
- Masonry & Hardscaping Professional Services
"I'm so happy with the windows my wife and I had installed in our home. Not only does our house look much better, our energy bill is 40% less and the value of our home has increased as well!" Tyler C., Glassboro, NJ
Design Your Custom Deck
Composite vs. Wood Deck Construction?
Wooden decks are normally made from treated lumbers: red cedar, mahogany and other hardwoods. Few aspects of a home require as much maintenance as a wood deck. Exposed to the elements, a wood deck needs sanding, resealing or painting to maintain the desired look and to hold up over time. Although treated wood decks retain certain resistance properties, moisture and insects still attack, and most wood decks gives in to rot over time. Any deck builder will tell you discoloration and splintering can begin after only a few months. For this reason, most people take on a regular cycle of maintenance. Failure to do so won't cause your deck to rot, but your deck will most certainly become discolored and the surface will become rough and prone to splinters.
The benefits of composite deck construction over wood are rot, insect, and moisture resistance, and better stain hold. They do not crack or split. Deck builders prefer building composite decking because of the recycled nature of the product, these composites are more environmentally-friendly than wood decking, and require less maintenance. Custom composite deck building is a great choice for people who want to enjoy their deck without all the maintenance required by wood. Low Maintenance Decking is available in a wide selection of colors, profiles, and textures. Most of these products are covered by warranties to provide you with the peace of mind that your deck construction project will perform well and look great for many years.
Deck Railing, Lighting and Deck Plans
Deck Rails provide the perfect opportunity to express some style and personality in your deck design. Over the last 10 years a variety of new rail products have been developed that can personalize and enhance the architectural aesthetic of your deck. No matter what deck railing system you choose to use, be aware that there are strict building code requirements as to the height of the rail, the strength of the system and the spacing of the components. To really extend the life of your deck railing, J.M. Grove uses stainless steel fasteners and connectors. Talk to one of our deck builders for more information on permits, deck plans and deck construction safety requirements or start customizing the perfect custom deck and deck railings for your home.
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