According to the NAHB tabulation of data from the Survey of Construction in 2017, 23.8% of single-family homes in the US have decks. This figure has increased over the years. Decks play an important role in adding more functionality to the home. It extended the living space of the house, providing more area for the family to entertain their guests or just for themselves. To be able to enjoy the benefits that your deck has to offer, it is also important to establish routine maintenance to keep it in top condition.