Choosing a Deck: Plastic or Wood? - Houzz
18 Jul 2013 Get the pros and cons of wood, plastic, composite and more decking materials, plus a basic price comparison. Composite: This decking is made from wood fibers (usually recycled maple sawdust) and recycled plastic. Dense, weather and stain You can find sustainably produced versions of most hardwoods, including bamboo, cedar, redwood and ipe. . Crunch the facts on gravel, flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces.