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Patio covers are an ideal way to protect furniture from rain, create a comfortable shaded enclosure or platform and offer addition living space to for your home. With a variety of choices from which to choose, you'll want to consider how and when (seasonally) you intend to use the patio cover and how much you're willing to spend.

There are unlimited design possibilities for your new custom patio decks or custom patio cover. When we visit you, we will show you some photos and designs. Look at for custom patio decks, patios covers or gazebos that draw your attention, whether they appear in books, magazines, model homes or your friends. Remember the saying, A picture is worth a thousand words.

If you are adding a new or replacing an old wood patio / deck you may not be aware of the variety of building materials available. The quick reference chart below is meant to assist you understand the differences in patio building materials.

Let us show you some samples of actual materials so you can see and feel the differences.
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New Windows for your homeWood

• It is the real deal thing
• It has a natural warmth
• Wood smells good
• Softwoods can be among the most inexpensive material
• Hardwoods can be expensive
• If not maintained, wood can split, crack and change color
• Availability could be scarce in certain regions
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New Windows for your homePressure-Treated

• Must less cost that wood
• Is readily available
• Provides a good surface
• Not a natural color
• Can warps or bend
• Contains chemical preservatives
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New Windows for your homeComposite

• Very weather resistant
• Repels stains
• Lightweight
• Will not splinter nor rot
• It is low maintenance
• It is not resistant to mold and mildew
• It will eventually shows signs of age and decay
• It does tend to sag and bend more than wood
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New Windows for your homeAluminum

• Tough and strong
• Slip resistant
• Color lasts indefinitely
• Textured finish
• Will not rot, splitter or warp, like wood
• Fireproof
• Most expensive material
• Does not resemble wood
 
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