Marie and Nick Mitropoulos decided to replace the two-story deck on their home outside Boston when the wood began to rot. Their new deck is made with a composite material. Credit Katherine Taylor for The New York Times. AT its most basic, a deck is an extension of your house. You open your door,
Original review: Oct. 13, 2015. Bought a new home in 2004 that had a 700 sq ft of decking that surrounded half the house. After two years the decking was flaking and fading even in the mild climate of central coast California. I went on the website and they said the material can be painted.
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 Right before spring starts, my company always gets a lot of calls from homeowners about building new decks. RELATED: Top Deck Trends of 2015
This story appears in the March 2, 2015 issue of Forbes. Subscribe Customers saw their new deck surfaces deteriorate, and they started filing lawsuits ( settled in 2010 and still pays to replace defective decks). New competitors like and AZEK stepped in, introducing more durable products.
Indeed with the demand for Hardwood decking products like , and Batu on the increase, many synthetic decking manufacturers are using hardwood colours and grain patterns to influence their own range of colours. AZEK's new for 2015 'Vintage Collection' is a great example of how far PVC
Elevations is known for their greenest structures and high performance. Transcend. This style of is popular for their wood-grain beauty and unrivaled low maintenance. New color for 2015 is Havana Gold and Spiced Rum.
Gray decks. According to Ford, there are two main color groups from which to choose for decking — the wood tones, which is their name for brown, or gray. Since composite deck manufacturer released the new color, “Island Mist,” last year, Franklin says he's seen an increase in demand for the gray
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