Choosing a Deck: Plastic or Wood? - Houzz.18 Jul 2013 . Contemporary Patio by Ogne Remodeling & Roofing · Ogne Remodeling & Roofing. Types of Decking. Plastic: 100 percent plastic decking is stain resistant and won't crack, warp or splinter. It doesn't require any finishing. Some plastic decking is made from new plastic; others are partially or completely.