These materials are also low-maintenance. Because of the durability of the material and the way it is made, you will never have to sand the material, stain, or seal it. Once you get the material installed at your home, you will not have much that you will ever need to do to it. This is a great thing, because with wood, you will need to do this maintenance in order to keep it in good shape. Composite decks have these attributes, and they also will likely come with a good warranty. Check out the warranty to make sure it is a lengthy one. You might even be able to get one that has a twenty-five year limited warranty. You may find that a deck out of this material will cost a lot more than wood, but if you look at it in the perspective of the future, you will see that it is worth it to go with this option. No sore knees from sanding and sealing every summer, and no worries about warps and cracks. You will have a pristine deck year to year that will be guaranteed up to the normal wear and tear that often takes place.