Sep 29, 2017 . In this post, we'll explore how long different decking materials last and the conditions necessary for your deck to live out its full lifespan. . can mean that decks without full sun exposure take longer to dry after rainy weather, which also increases your chances of having to replace your wood deck sooner
Aug 10, 2014 . Is there an alternative building material that will hold up and look new longer than your current deck has? At Fiberon, we know decks have . Composite decking is made from recycled materials (plastic and wood), and most are now encapsulated with an outer layer. This creates a hard, exterior shell that..
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I will need to go and have a closer look at the composite decking, I have only seen the boards in the store. No one I know has one but I . I'm with you on the cedar (or IPE or any nice wood) I like the initial look, I am not a fan of the weathered boards. I guess that's a . Hotter than just uncomfortable. Jon P
Sep 6, 2017 . One thing he discovered is that wood stays cooler - by a considerable margin - than synthetic decking, with the exception of ipe and PT decking, which still stayed cooler than all but a few types of wood-composite decking. The hottest decking? Lightweight all-PVC. In fact, Finlay found that denser, heavier..
Sep 26, 2017 . When it comes to heat retention, wood fares better than , especially when the hot sun is beating down on the deck. While wood gets hot enough to make walking with bare feet uncomfortable, composite decking gets even hotter. In some cases, can become so hot that it may become unusable..
shown that paints or stains on decking will last as long as or longer than paints or stains on wood. Because decking absorbs minimal moisture, the paint or stain will not experience checking or splitting. What about cleaning my painted or stained. decking? Consult your paint or stain manufacturer's directions