Composite or also known as Synthetic Decking has gained popularity in a big way do to their low maintenance requirement. A little soap and water is usually all that’s needed in keeping your composite deck looking like new. Most of the Synthetics come with great warranties, various price ranges, textures, and colors. Their hidden fastening systems create smooth, clean, professional look. For many home owners, putting a little extra money up front as a trade-off for not having to maintain a traditional wood deck, makes a lot of sense and has shown to be a good value.