Pool Deck Materials: Pros and Cons - The Spruce
29 Jun 2017 needs decking. Discover the best types for your particular in-ground pool, along with pros and cons of each of the materials. The hardscape area around your swimming pool is called a surround, deck, or decking, even though it isn't always made of wood or composite, like traditional outdoor decks with which we most often associate the words. Traditionally If not, mossy bricks can become slippery when wet, and can potentially create a dangerous falling zone.