Maintenance of Composite & Plastic Decking. With so many products, you can now find synthetic and composite deck boards in almost any natural or stained wood color and with a smooth surface or realistic embossed grain pattern. The big question is not so much what the product looks like in the showroom, but what will it..
Apr 11, 2014 . The use of composite and plastic decking products as an alternative to timber may still be relatively new in Australia but there's already a vast range of . Some suppliers have addressed this by using 100 per cent PVC products or plastic coatings over the top of boards which also protects from scratches,..
Cap-stock materials. These products utilize a high-performance polymer or plastic shell over a composite core. The shell is referred to as a cap-stock. The process of applying the cap is . The cap-stock may cover the core on all four sides, or it may just cover the top and sides of the board. Cap-stock products perform much..
Nov 28, 2017 . Higher-Quality Products Look More Like Wood. Stack of composite decking boards. credit: Peter DuttonFlickr Creative Commons. Home improvement centers stock bulk quantities of composite decking boards. The better (and more expensive) composites have a very realistic texture that looks remarkably..
The deck boards have been engineered to last far beyond standard timber products, helping to reduce the wasteful short use and replace cycle. Additionally, as the composite boards do not require treating over their life, no harmful chemicals are required every year to keep the decking usable. Where possible the products..
Sep 28, 2011 . Splinter-free and slip-resistant, composite deck boards work well for pool and hot tub surrounds. Image courtesy MoistureShield. Looks. As with performance, composite decking brands vary in their appearance. Lower-end products have a plastic look, with a high shine that many people find off-putting