Should I use steel or wood for my deck substructure?
Both steel and wood are easy to install with the correct hardware. A steel deck frame will have a longer lifespan however the upfront cost can be higher.
Why build a 25-year deck on a wood frame that rots? Fortress Evolution steel deck framing and stair system is the next evolution in decking. If you know how to frame with wood, you can frame with steel, even on curves. The interlocking joist and ledger system lets you build sturdy, safe decks with less effort. Fortress's powder coated finish provides increased corrosion-resistance and a more finished look.More on Fortress
A large selection of lumber stocked includes: Softwoods (Western Red cedar & pressure treated), Exotic hardwoods and Thermally Modified woods. These products are available in various lengths and dimensions.More on Wood Framing
StoneDeks System, allows you to build or refinish your deck with stone, porcelain, or any other pavers to become a beautiful, durable, and virtually maintenance-free deck of your dreams.
The Silca® System grates are an under stone decking support system. The StoneDeck® grates are 16" x 18" (2 sq. ft.) each and provide a versatile substructure (sub-floor) for a wide variety of decking materials such as random stone, brick pavers, slate, travertine pavers, marble, or granite. It can support stone up to 3" thick.More on SilcaGrate Systems