For those who don't have the time or commitment to a rigorous maintenance program, alternative decking materials like fibre-cement and wood plastic composite require little upkeep. The owners of this home in Caves Beach replaced their splintered wooden deck with moisture-resistant HardieDeck, finished with a timber
Redoing the decking around a bunch of pools has made me realize that the best decking for a salt water pool is a super tough composite. While not all composite materials work so well, I've found that this kind of water-resistant composite decking is extremely effective in a poolside setting. An Advanced
Composite decking for architects: Seventrust decking combines the natural beauty of real timber with the high performance of our unique wood-free Seventrust is non-porous, which means high resistance to algae growth and excellent anti-slip properties. Seventrust is suited to saltwater environments.
The architect's original desire to create the look of natural timber was achieved while the composite timber material used ensured the structure would withstand the test of time, salt water and the weather, including the harsh Australian sun. This project demonstrated to the industry that INNOWOOD is capable of delivering the
Product Information: Pressure treatment preserves wood's structural soundness and significantly extends it's service life by protecting it from natural predators. Coming from a renewable resource, wood is a plentiful and economical building material; however, it can be subject to attack
This type of fire rated decking fills a void in the world of composite decking. Its unique formulation differs when compared to traditional Polypropylene and Polyethylene products. Its superior formula enables it to be stronger with less expanding and contracting, more scratch resistant, and increased ability to handle
These days, you can choose between many different natural surfaces, as well as a range of composite and artificial decking materials that may extend the life as expensive as pressure treated lumber, In the same price range are tropical woods like ipe (pronounced e-pay), which are extremely dense and pest resistant
Wearability: Seen any 20-year-old wood decks lately? TruGrain does not crack, splinter or rot. Insects don't seem to like TruGrain either, so it withstands pest infestation or fungal decay. It is also water resistant, even against saltwater, so its lifespan is considerably longer than wood. Sun, rain, hail, snow and extreme
Weather, Water and Wood: Composite Wins. Date: . Peruvian teak, or Spanish walnut add elegance and style to any outdoor construction project, from a backyard pool deck to a salt-water dock. The problem? Wood and water don't get along well, and over time, wood needs constant maintenance, repair, and
Decking. The life span of wood is limited when it is used at outdoor applications. You have to treat your wooden decking repeatedly and apply chemicals. rotten, proven under salt water condition. Barefoot friendly, anti-slip, less cracking, less warping. Requires no painting, no glue, low maintenance. Weather resistant.
by Frank Woeste A casual inspection of just about any wooden boardwalk or ocean-side deck will provide ample evidence of what a harsh coastal to be naturally durable species, only the "heartwood" of redwood, cedars, black locust, and black walnut is actually considered decay resistant by the IRC.
Impervious to saltwater, sunlight, sand, marine organisms and insects, our 100% recycled plastic lumber marine decking is the finest material available for your residential or commercial dock. Completely resistant to mold, mildew, rot, warping and SPLINTERING.
By choosing recycled plastic lumber as an alternative to composite decking, you are motivated by a desire to save forests and recycle plastic waste. Will not rot, crack, peel, or splinter; Minimal maintenance; Guaranteed to last for at least 50 years; Stain resistant; Graffiti-proof; Waterproof—salt water or fresh water
Solid composite. Sapwood, seen here as the lighter portions of this board, offers the least resistance to decay. It borders the darker heartwood. Sapwood . paint and stain. Also, they lack rigidity. However, they don't splinter and offer good traction in wet conditions. Hardwoods. H A B A A A A A B B. Decking, ramps.