18 may 2017 , most (not all) capped composite decking is more expensive than standard pressure-treated lumber – the most common and prevalent source of wood decking. , and while the highly toxic preservative used in the past (chromated copper arsenate, or cca) has been replaced by less-toxic amine copper quat,
wood vs. composite decking picture i live for warm southern nights, which around here include pandora tuned to the tom petty station, food on the grill, a glass of wine in hand and my family hanging ,. “most of your decks are made of green wood, treated cpa wood; but that's a more cost effective way of doing the deck.
28 mar 2017 , before building a deck, carefully consider the materials, which range from pressure-treated wood to natural wood to composite materials. , a deck can last anywhere from 10 to 30 years if made from untreated wood and can last as long as 50 years for treated wood or composite materials. because a deck,
24 sep 2016 , how much does a capped wood composite deck cost compared to a wood deck? this is one of the most frequently questions we receive from homeowners looking to start a deck project. there are different types and grades of wood decks available. pressure-treated wood products usually cost the least,
compare the cost and value of redwood decking vs. plastic composite deck materials. you might be surprised at how economical a , pressure treated wood: $15-$25; redwood: $30; cedar: $24-$45; basic plastic composite: $32-$45; high-end plastic composite: $48; ipe: $55. construction and installation is one area,
10 nov 2017 , composites are a newer option made from a combination of wood (or another natural fiber like bamboo) and plastics. these decking materials are far denser than pressure treated lumber, which helps them to resist moisture better, and the plastic in them discourages insects. high-quality composites have a,