While Teak may be a new idea in the world of backyard decks, it has been used for years to build boats. Teak is excellent in retaining its shape and form when subjected to water contact. It boasts low maintenance, longevity, and minimal expansion and warpage. It is a harder wood than Cedar or Redwood. With pre-drilled holes, Teak attaches well with hidden fasteners or deck screws. Learn more about it at beautifulwoodforest.com