I bought my house 3 years ago which has a latex-based painted deck surface and decorative fence around the edge. After shoveling snow each winter, the deck surface is chipped with raw wood exposed. ...
I have built a yurt platform, which is basically a deck with 1 1/8" tongue-and-groove plywood as the decking. Usually that stuff is used as a subfloor, but in this case it's the floor itself. Call it ...