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Why 2016 is the Year to Stop Delaying Your Deck Makeover; Prioritize Your Outdoor Quality of Living this Year

SKOKIE, IL— As you kick off another new year full of ambitious resolutions you’ve probably had for the past five years, it’s time to prioritize changes for 2016 that you keep meaning to get to.

Why not start with one of the best investments for your home to not only improve your outdoor quality of living, but also increase your home’s resale value and curb appeal that will make you the most envious homeowner on the block?

In most areas across the northern U.S., the cold and dreary winter months equate to hours spent by the fireplace indoors, but if you’re looking to make a home upgrade this year, it’s time to picture a warmer spring having fun and making memories on your new, low-maintenance TimberTech deck. Believe it or not, January is a great time to begin allocating time and funds for an investment that will pay off, increasing your family’s backyard enjoyment and lifestyle as well as your home’s resale value. 

Before things heat up and another summer passes by spent on the rotting wood deck that gives your family splinters in their toes, turn to CPG Building Product’s TimberTech line of decking to get a jump start on making 2016 the year of living a carefree, outdoor lifestyle.

“Many people put off deck remodels because of the cost and time commitment, but the great thing about TimberTech’s Decking products is that they’re sustainable and allow customers to buy once and enjoy for the long run instead of replacing a wood deck every 10 to 15 years,” CPG Building Products CMO Julia Fitzgerald said. “While the cost to of a capped composite deck may be higher at installation, after 20 years of upkeep and maintenance costs, the estimated cost of ownership of a capped composite deck is substantially less than a wood deck.”

TimberTech’s four sided protective cap resists rot, insects, mold, mildew, fade and stain. The capped wood composite lasts long and looks great, even on the board’s back side. And for those who may be hesitant, the company offers a 25-year warranty that can be transferred to a second homeowner – a great selling feature if the family that installed the deck is looking to relocate. 

The brand’s products provide an amazing return on investment due to their sustainability, and CPG Building Products prides itself on supplying customers with only the highest-quality and environmentally friendly products while also offering a durable and stylish design.

“We listen to our customers to create products that offer a wide variety of color choices and styles designed to fit your lifestyle and design preferences, while also offering different price points,” CPG Building Products President Jason Grommon said. “From traditional wood-plastic composite planks to capped wood composite decking, and offering a wide range of options for railing, lighting, under deck drainage systems and fastener-free installation options, TimberTech is a one-stop shop for top-of-the-line outdoor living building products.“

Because redesigning and remodeling a deck can be a daunting task for homeowners, TimberTech® has made the process easier with an interactive app. The augmented reality tool can bring the deck of your dreams to life. It allows customers to choose the size, shape and number of levels for the deck and select their favorite colors and textures. This customer control system is another reason why TimberTech leads the pack in Decknology™, a forward-thinking approach to deck building that combines deck visualization and technology to help homeowners picture their dream deck.

“We’re driven by innovation and have award-winning, industry-recognized, top-selling products and apps to prove it,” Fitzgerald said.

So, as you reflect on what resolutions you’re going to ditch and which ones you should make a high priority for 2016, shift the deck remodel that didn’t get done in 2015 to the top of the list this year. It is sure to pay for itself in the value of your home as well as make your house the hot spot for neighborhood parties this summer.

About the TimberTech® Brand:

Part of the CPG Building Products, TimberTech is one of the world’s leading brands of high-performance, low maintenance decking, railing, lighting and fastening solutions in an unmatched selection of colors and styles—all available through a network of thousands of contractors and dealers worldwide.