Adding a deck to your home can make your outdoor spaces more functional than ever before. With a deck, you will have a space to host summer barbeques, or to simply relax and enjoy the sun. However, upon making the decision to add a deck to your home, you will have to decide what type of deck you want. While traditionally decks have been constructed out of wood, a popular choice being cedar decks, recent years has seen a rise in the popularity of composite, synthetic decking materials. The fact is that while wood was popular for its timeless beauty, there are a variety of functional benefits that synthetic decks provide that makes them the more practical option for many homeowners. If you are considering adding a deck to your home, here are just a few of the benefits choosing a synthetic deck could provide you with.