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Deck Revival: See How Freedom Contractors Transformed This Rotten Deck

The State of Disrepair

The homeowners' existing deck was in severe disrepair. Years of exposure to the elements had left the wooden structure rotting and unsafe. The once inviting outdoor space had become an eyesore and a potential hazard, prompting the homeowners to seek a permanent deck replacement solution. They desired a deck that would not only restore the aesthetic appeal of their home but also provide long-lasting durability without the constant worry of rot and maintenance.

Enter Freedom Contractors

Freedom Contractors, based in Colorado, specializes in decking solutions that stand the test of time. Their team of skilled professionals understands the unique challenges posed by the Colorado climate and is committed to delivering high-quality, sustainable decking solutions. Upon assessing the rotten deck, Freedom Contractors proposed a comprehensive remodel using composite decking, a revolutionary material designed to eliminate the issue of rot once and for all.

The Transformation Process

1. Assessment and Planning

The first step in the transformation process was thoroughly assessing the existing deck. The Freedom Contractors team evaluated the damage's extent and discussed the homeowners' vision for their new outdoor space. They explained the benefits of composite decking, emphasizing its resistance to rot, insects, and weathering. The homeowners were thrilled with the prospect of having a beautiful, low-maintenance deck that would retain its appeal for years to come.

2. Demolition of the Old Deck

With a clear plan in place, the next phase involved the demolition of the old, rotten deck. The team carefully dismantled the decaying structure, ensuring the surrounding area was protected during the process. This step was crucial to create a solid foundation for the new composite deck.

3. Construction of the New Composite Deck

Once the old deck was removed, the construction of the new composite deck began. Composite decking is made from a blend of recycled wood fibers and plastic, creating a durable and eco-friendly material. The boards are designed to mimic the natural beauty of wood while offering superior performance and longevity.

Freedom Contractors meticulously installed the composite decking, ensuring each board was securely fastened and perfectly aligned. The homeowners opted for a rich, natural wood finish that seamlessly blended with the surrounding environment, enhancing the overall aesthetic of their outdoor space.

The Benefits of Composite Decking

1. Rot Resistance

One of the most significant advantages of composite decking is its resistance to rot. Unlike traditional wood, composite materials do not absorb moisture, preventing the growth of mold and mildew that can lead to rot. This quality alone ensures that homeowners never have to worry about their deck deteriorating due to exposure to the elements.

2. Durability and Longevity

Composite decking is designed to withstand the harshest weather conditions, from scorching summer heat to freezing winter temperatures. It does not warp, crack, or splinter, providing a safe and comfortable surface for years to come. The homeowners can now enjoy their deck without the fear of it becoming a maintenance nightmare.

3. Low Maintenance

Traditional wooden decks require regular staining, sealing, and repairs to maintain their appearance and structural integrity. Composite decking, on the other hand, requires minimal maintenance. A simple occasional cleaning with soap and water is all that is needed to keep the deck looking pristine. This low-maintenance feature is a significant relief for homeowners who prefer to spend their time enjoying their outdoor space rather than maintaining it.

4. Environmental Sustainability

Composite decking is an eco-friendly choice, made from recycled materials. By choosing composite decking, the homeowners contributed to reducing waste and conserving natural resources, aligning with their desire to create a sustainable outdoor space.

The Final Result

The transformation of the rotten deck into a stunning composite masterpiece was nothing short of miraculous. The homeowners were overjoyed with the result, appreciating the aesthetic appeal and the peace of mind that comes with knowing their new deck is impervious to rot. Freedom Contractors had successfully delivered on their promise of creating a beautiful, durable, and low-maintenance outdoor space that the homeowners could enjoy for years to come.


For Colorado homeowners facing the challenges of maintaining a wooden deck in a demanding climate, composite decking offers an ideal solution. The story of how Freedom Contractors revived an old, rotten deck underscores the transformative power of this innovative material. By choosing composite decking, homeowners can bid farewell to rot and hello to a beautiful, enduring outdoor space that enhances their quality of life. With Freedom Contractors' expertise and commitment to excellence, the dream of a rot-free, maintenance-free deck becomes a reality.


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