Composite Decking - Ask the BuilderAsk the Builder

1 Oct 2017 AsktheBuilder.com composite decking is very attractive but not all composite decking materials are the same. used in the composite decking products they tested can and does rot if they're not treated with a preservative.

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Types of Composite Decking - Home and Garden - HowStuffWorks

Regardless of the type of composite decking, it's important that the product is treated with a preservative and antifungal chemical. When left untreated and exposed to the elements, most wood will rot over time. Excessive moisture accelerates 

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Composite Decking 101 - Bob Vila

As part of their manufacture, composite deck boards are treated with preservatives that help ward off rot, mold, and mildew. Planks are dyed in a host of a colors and imprinted with a range of textures, most of which convincingly resemble 

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Composite Decking Pros and Cons - Home Improvement

The most important thing to look for in composite decking is whether or not the materials have been treated with a preservative. The most common preservative used to protect composite materials is zinc borate; a chemical that's poisonous to 

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How to Clean and Seal Composite Decking - SaverSystems

Find out how to clean and seal your composite wood deck with these easy steps. Older composite decking is notorious for black algae stains. This step by step walk through shows you how to clean composite decking and then how to seal 

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Decking Lumber Options - University of Tennessee Extension

decks preservative-treated wood, naturally durable wood and wood/ plastic composite (WPC) lumber. Untreated, non-durable wood such as pine is not recommended for building decks. In some parts of the country untreated wood can.

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Composite Decking Does It Really Stack Up Deck Talk

10 Aug 2014 In a recent survey, 57% of deck builders said they used alternative composite decking materials (composites, Pressure-treated wood decking contains chemical preservatives to make it more resistant to insects and rotting.

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How to clean and restore a composite deck - Messmer's

Many owners of composite decks have been disappointed in their appearance as they weather over time. Some of these materials quickly fade to an unattractive gray color, but you can restore your deck's appearance with Messmer's 

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Your Ultimate Guide to the 5 Materials That Make a Modern Deck

6 Jun 2017 However, thanks to an explosion of composite lumber, plastic decking and hardwood imports, there's now a In fact, according to Arch Treatment Technologies, a leading producer of wood preservatives, approximately 75 

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Compare Deck Materials Wood, Wood-Composite, and Plastic

23 Oct 2017 Comparing the most popular decking materials--wood, wood-composite, and PVC--will help you choose before decking is a mixture of high-density polyethylene and wood particles, along with preservatives and binders.

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Decking Lumber Options - University of Tennessee Extension

decks preservative-treated wood, naturally durable wood and wood/ plastic composite (WPC) lumber. Untreated, non-durable wood such as pine is not recommended for building decks. In some parts of the country untreated wood can.

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XTREME Composite Decking & PVC Sealer & Treatment

XTREME composite decking & PVC Cleaner Sealant Bring the color back to your decks, patios, fences or outdoor furniture.

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Composite Decking HGTV

composite decking is often sold as an entire system, including the deck boards, attachment clips, trim and handrail material. The decking material is typically attached to a standard preservative-treated wood sub-frame. Many composite deck 

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Knotwood Oil Finish for Composite Decking Penofin

PENOFIN's Knotwood Oil Finish works wonders on virtually all types of composite decking. It gives the consumer a choice of three natural wood deck finish tones. Simple to use. Knotwood deck finish is applied with only one application

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How To Clean Your Composite Decking our

To maintain the beauty of your our deck, a little care & cleaning goes a long way. Learn how to clean your our composite deck with our tips.

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Wood and Composite Decking Pros and Cons - The Spruce

29 Mar 2017 Wood or composite decking, or something else Start your research here and become familiar Less durable woods, like Southern pine and Western fir, are treated with preservatives. This makes them more resistant to the 

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Preservative Pre-Treated Quality Softwood Decking Boards

decking Boards. From preservative treated to thermowood, anti-slip, hardwood, pre-stained and wood plastic composite decking the Hoppings Q-Deck range has most outdoor decking options covered. All decking boards on offer by Hoppings 

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Wooden Decking Preservatives Cocklestorm Fencing Ltd

Keep your garden decking in pristine condition with our wide range of wooden decking preservatives, from cleaners to anti-slip coatings. Contact 0161 724 9595.

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Trex Composite Decking Boards Cocklestorm Fencing

Durable, low maintenance our fascia boards to finish off the ends of decking. Various colours available. Call 0161 724 9595.

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Deck Finishes Professional Deck Builder Finishes and Surfaces

1 Sep 2007 The available finishes run the gamut from semisolids that hide wood grain to clear preservatives designed to keep .. No manufacturer requires that composite decking be finished, but colors can be changed, and older decks 

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