Cedar decks offer much of the same in longevity as treated decks, however they tend to have less warping and splintering as typical treated decks. Cedar decks in Kansas City offer a very attractive appearance when first placed and when treated with a sealer. This natural wood look will grey within the first year if not treated with a sealer and should be maintained at least once every two years. We find that Cedar decks in the Kansas City Area tend to last twelve years to fifteen years before replacement is needed. Many potential clients may argue that their deck is twenty years of age, but we typically find that their deck is at best five years past typical replacement. Many home owners wait until railings are dangerously loose and decking is fatally rotted. These conditions not only put you and your family in danger, but they also are potential lawsuits.