Consumer Reports has honest ratings and reviews on decking from the unbiased experts you can trust. Anyway, here are my current thoughts in a nutshell: The best composite decking on the market in our opinion is Transcends. That's saying . The reason we like so much more is because we just have less
It's safe to say that a deck is one of the more cost-effective things you can do. Decks are really a high-return item. Robert Markovich - Home and Yard editor for Consumer Reports
"It's safe to say that a deck is one of the more cost-effective things you can do," says Robert Markovich, home and yard editor for Consumer Reports. "Decks are really a high-return item." Remodeling Magazine's "Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report for 2007" found that more than 85% of the cost of building a wooden deck
"It's safe to say that a deck is one of the more cost-effective things you can do," says Robert Markovich, home and yard editor for Consumer Reports. I sell Alluminum Decking garrenteed not to twist, sag, bow, or rot like wood and composite decking. for someone installing that size deck themselves i could
This year it's peeling: “Maybe it is a good idea that is just not there yet, but we have a mess on our deck.” Said her husband, Giles Goodman: “For those that like it, just give them more time until it starts peeling.” Rustoleum says that almost all the complaints it fields from users can be traced back to improper
Latest Consumer Magazine Reports on Decking Stains is out again this year and we have been getting some questions as to why our ratings differ so much compared to their highest rated products. We have compiled a list of reasons why we believe our reviews and ratings are more realistic and honest
If you're maintaining your wood deck properly and hiring professionals to do so, I'd say that by the end of year eleven you will have spent more than $4,600 on maintenance, and Although I tend to recommend composite decks, you need to decide for yourself what fits best for your home and situation.
(Click any of the links below to jump right that area.) In this article: Wood Decking. ACQ Southern Pine; TimberSil; Redwood & Cedar; Tropical Hardwoods. Composite Decking; PVC Decking; Metal Decking. . All these products featured here are the highest ranked by Consumer Reports, and they hold
I found it next to impossible to find objective, scientific studies comparing deck materials, but it turns out Consumer Reports did a reasonable study on the . Mike D. Says: Daryn: I don't mind the feel of the composite stuff, even though wood does feel a tad bit better. Also, the lack of splinters probably evens
There has been a significant leap forward in consumer and builder preference of composite decking as well. Composite decking has . They reported that pressure-treated pine is very popular and very inexpensive; but the wood tends to change color very quickly, and will rot, crack, and splinter over time.