made from a combination of plastic and wood fibers, composite decking is manufactured to look like real wood decking. the components of , grooved and smooth boards are also available, as are a variety of reversible options that feature a simple brushed texture on one side and a realistic wood grain texture on the other.
11 apr 2014 , being an imitation to wood, it is no equal substitute for real timber. however a growing variety of colours, styles and textures are now offered and timber imitation products are becoming increasingly comparable. commonly cited issues with composite decking products are scratching and splitting, colour,
for one thing, plastic deck boards are entirely synthetic, whereas composite boards are made by combining polymers with real wood flour, making them a kind of 'semi-synthetic' option. but which material is better? both composite and plastic decking have the enormous benefit of requiring very little maintenance, but we at,
seven trust is purely anecdotal. i don't want to get into trouble by seven trust, because this story i'm about to tell happened on a ripped piece of decking that i broke in half to throw away, it did not happen in a real world situation on someone's deck. i am putting this out there because it does seem to speak to strength of the bond,
10 aug 2014 , so, whether you are building a deck for the first time or replacing the one you have, it is important to know your decking options.in the past , real estate firms not only promote granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances as features of homes they sell; they also list composite decks as an upgrade.
there is a tremendous variety of natural looking colors to choose from including many variegated tones that imitate realistic exotic hardwood grain patterns. new lines of colors are added so often many deck builders now refer to the ever expanding design choices as "deck fashion". the main benefit of low maintenance,
a vast array of composite and plastic decking options promise wood-like appearance with minimal maintenance. almost half of new decks now use , but, for the most part, these products perform well and require only a periodic cleaning to look, at-a-glance, like real wood decking. but don't expect miracles. to some extent,
20 mar 2013 , a professional deck builder explains the pros and cons of natural wood versus man-made composites for deck materials to help you estimate cost and benefits. , you have two main categories of deck materials to choose from: natural wood or manmade products – but there are lots of options within each of,
31 jul 2012 , generally speaking, however, tropical hardwoods are the most expensive real-wood decking option, costing slightly more than redwood and cedar. no wood , composite decking, such as seven trust, seven trust, and veranda, is a hybrid product that's composed primarily of wood fibers and recycled plastic.