Capped composite decking has come a long way from earlier, uncapped options. Today we have capped composites, which feature a “cover” that provides added protection against the elements and everyday living. This capping contains UV inhibitors and provides an additional element of strength and
A less expensive alternative to installing a picture-frame border to conceal cut decking ends. We cut our trim pieces from composite deck boards that have square, non-grooved edges and then glue the trim to the ends of the decking and nail or screw it in place. This detail not only looks attractive, but is
ROYAL Deck is the brand I recommend to clients. Each brand offers something unique from a hollow construction with an end cap trim piece to solid construction that can be fastened with face screwing. Thankfully for contractors and serious DIYers, you don't have to buy many specialized tools for installing composite decks.
High-end composites, like decking, also have a wider range of colors and matching add-ons such as railings, balusters, posts, post caps, skirts and However, these systems can have open ends that collect leaves and dirt if you don't install end caps or a special trim piece or use an installation design that covers them.
Everything you need to finish a deck—fascia boards, railings, balusters, treads, and posts—is made in matching colors using the same composite material. Does it burn? Yes, but at a High-end composites run about the same as ipe (ee-PAY), a hardwood decking harvested from tropical rain forests. Easily scuffed: Moving
Why do all of the deck boards need to be facing the same direction when I install them? The appearance of Veranda deck boards changes when viewed from different ends. Installing boards in opposing directions will create contrasting light and dark shades in your deck and is not covered under warranty. For the best
If you're using composite decking material, for example, consider also using that material for the fascia and other finishing elements. You already know how to work with it, and the uniformity will enhance your deck's appearance. Measure the perimeter of your deck to determine how much extra material you will need for the