According to the annual study by Remodeling Magazine (2007) on Cost vs.
Value of remodeling projects in the Philadelphia area, a wood deck will
increase the resale value of your home by 83% of the cost of the
project. Second only to vinyl siding replacement, a deck will give you
the best return on your investment. See
decking materials, such as, Trex and Certainteed’s EverNew vinyl rail,
decks can become virtually maintenance-free without the negatives of
treated wood—splitting, cupping, warping, and shrinking.