Because of the amount of sun this deck gets the decking and railing had served it's time. We were able to salvage the structure and replace the decking and the railing with composite material. The stairs had to be completely rebuilt. Because of the amount of sun this deck gets the decking and railing had served it's time. We were able to salvage the structure and replace the decking and the railing with composite material. The stairs had to be completely rebuilt.