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Timber decking; real or composite? - RenoTalk.com
Composite wood is getting more and more popular so I advise you to get composite wood. There is a lot of composite wood out there the best kind of composite is co-extruded deck at least to me from my experience with timber decking you can also check it up yourself. Co-extruded decking has been use in USA for over a decade.
Composite Decking - General Discussion Forum In-Depth Outdoors
We are planning on going to some type of composite also and one item a contractor mentioned was that the composite is heavier than the wood so make sure your joists and posts are good and can support the extra weight. We are going to add a beam under ours and cantilever about two foot in from the side of the deck for added support.
Thoughts on composite decking? - Renovate Forum
Composite Decking vs Wood Eckodeck doesnt have this hard plastic shell hence its ability to be sanded but it also absorbs oil and grease which Seven Trust with that shell wouldnt I presume. 16th Nov 2016 04:38 PM 18
wood plastic composite decking mounting method - Reno t ... - renotalk.com
6. The wood plastic composite floor of the steps is paved and it is recommended to protect the wood-plastic floor with metal layers for the positive corner of the steps. 7. in the use of the process please avoid the impact of heavy objects or collision.
Composite Decking questions - Home Improvement DSLReports Forums
Agreed. I tore off 5/4" decking and replaced with composite. The deck had been there for 20 years without problems but now it& 39;s all wavy because the framing was able to flex and a post heaved ...
TREX decking??? - General Discussion Forum In-Depth Outdoors
I wish I was in your spot and could redo my decision to use wood for my deck surface. Until someone invents a wood finish that last more than 3 years in MN on horizontal surfaces I say go with the wood replacements. I detest the frequent refinishing of my deck. If I could do it over I would pay triple to avoid wood.
Chengai Wood Decking Problems - RenoTalk.com
With Chengai wood they cannot use the wood close to the bark nor too close to the centre because they can cause cracking problems. So he suspected with the rising cost of wood the suppliers cut the strips closer to the outide or the inside of the tree trunk to maximise their profit . He said you cannot see until the problems appear.
Composite Decking Forum - Decksgo.com
Our composite decking forum covers all you need to know about materials decking and more ... I just want to put up two 6x6 posts with Titan Wood Post Anchors ...
Steam Bending Composite Decking? - Decks and Fencing - Contractor Talk
Hey everyone i have been doing lots of research into bending composite decking and it looks like there is plenty of good ways to do it if you are willing to put up the money. I am just woundering if anyone has used a steam box for bending wood to bend a composite material. Thanks M.A.K...
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Home Forum Trade Talk Carpentry Decks and Fencing ... Cool composite decking. BillD. Today 05:20 AM by Tom M. 5: 165 : horizontal baluster 1 2 Tom M. 06 ...
Wood Plastic Composite for bearer to decking - Renovate Forum
I am putting in a deck but because of the problems we have with termites in SE QLD want to use Wood Plastic Composite WPC for the bearer. As this is manufactured timber it has no F5 or MGP rating but I have been told it can be used as a bearer. I want to use a solid plank as a cantilever for a deck about 1m above the ground.
Decking Composite or Wood - Screwfix Community Forum
Home Forums > Screwfix Community Forum > Landscaping and Outdoors > Decking Composite or Wood Hidden Fixing Systems Discussion in & 39; Landscaping and Outdoors & 39; started by Martin T May 17 2020 .
Composite Decking - Page 4 - Decks and Fencing - Contractor Talk
Of particular interest regarding this thread was the comparisons of wood vs.composite decks. The national average of wood deck installations was $8.3K--$9.5k with 87 % recouped at time of sale. Composite decks averaged $11.6K--$13.4K with 74 % recouped at sale of building. In all nine U.S. markets wood decks returned a higher percentage of ...
Wood Plastic Composite Decking-Material Degradation - RenoTalk.com
We have seen increasing problems arise from Wood Plastic Composite Decking WPC being installed in the past 3 years. As shown in the image above they are ruptured due to material failure and not due to wear and tear. We received reports of those that collapsed in the planter balcony while walki...