One of the pioneers of this type of decking is Gorilla decking, from Florida-based Homeland Vinyl Products. Gorilla decking is made with PVC (the company's roots are in the vinyl-siding industry) and is one of several waterproof decking products that have an open-rib profile. This type of decking features an
For builders living in rainy, wet or coastal climates, deck waterproofing is an important consideration. A PVC deck membrane is naturally a waterproof material and offers buyers in these climates an ideal solution for their decks. Without heavy maintenance and sealing, natural hardwood can fall short when it comes to
Even better, composite decks accomplish this durability without the need for waterproofing every few years. Freedom Freedom Fence and Deck is a veteran-owned and veteran-operated company that proudly offers military discounts on screened porch conversions, along with senior citizen and multi-project discounts.
A plastic insert fits in the slotted edge of Deckorators composite decking, creating a watertight seal.
's RainEscape includes plastic trough sheets and downspouts, as well as a special flashing tape and caulk. The trough sheets are the deck boards are in place. The flashing tape and caulk are used to waterproof the ledger area, as well as the seams between trough sheets and around railing posts.