AN OVERVIEW OF DECKING MATERIALS
We install all types of decking materials and can help you select the best product for your design, budget, and space. We have forged special relationships with the premier suppliers listed below so we can offer the most competitive pricing on our deck packages. Whether you want us to install your deck, or you want to use your own contractor, we are here to share our expertise and develop a 3D design for your project. Our decking packages include all materials including railings and fittings, along with design plans. We stand behind our installations with a 5-year workmanship guarantee.
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ARTICLE ON SELECTING DECKING
Read this article on selecting decking materials by Renew it Sales Manager Dustin Hart LINK
Lower-cost pressure-treated lumber is the least expensive decking material and is widely available. We also install thermally-treated hardwoods and more expensive exotic woods like Cyprus and Brazillian hardwoods. Wood decks generally need more maintenance than man-made materials like composite, PVC, or mineral-based decking materials. We also work with log decks and log railings.
Traditional composite decking is a man-made building product that includes an approximately equal mix of recycled wood fibers and recycled plastic. Because composite decking products are so durable and impervious to rot, they have a much longer lifespan than wood decks. Specialty composite materials also include Rice Hull Composite decking which is a combination of salt, rice husks, and mineral oil. This decking material is 100% recyclable and is gaining in popularity.
General PVC decking is composed entirely of polyvinyl chloride and contains no wood. PVC decking is a more expensive option in the decking industry, but it provides significant fade and stain resistance and lower maintenance requirements compared to other products.
Mineral-Based Premium Decking
Deckorators® mineral-based composite (MBC) decking is the strongest decking in the world, and one of the most stable options on the market. It is made of a blend of advanced plastic polymers and durable minerals, combined and then stretched (pull extruded).
Zuri® Premium Decking
Zuri® Decking is a premium brand of PVC decking made by Royal Building Solutions. It is quite different from other PVC-type products in that the decking boards have three layers and are similar to laminate as they have a photo-realistic print that looks like real wood grain on the surface. That print is covered by a layer of co-extruded clear acrylic while the core is made from a PVC substrate.
Please visit the manufacturers' websites below for more details on decking materials.
Timbertech composite decking comes in three product brands: TimberTech Azek, Timbertech Pro and Timbertech Edge.
Trex® composite decking is available in three decking collections to provide a breadth of options to fit every budget and project.
TruNorth Deck makes several types of composite decking materials, TruECONO and TruNorth Grooved. TruNorth's top brand, Clubhouse, is an engineered PVC polymer material. All have great warranties.
mineral-based composite decking delivers the industry’s best strength-to-weight ratio and has virtually no thermal expansion or contraction.
Wolf makes three types of decking: Wolf Serenity™ Decking (PVC), Wolf Perspective and Wolf Serenity Porch. These are low-maintenance decking materials that provides the color variation and texture of real wood. Its moisture repellency makes it ideal for rainy regions. It maintains its color, even in the sun, so you can expect long-lasting beauty. They come with a 25 or 50 year warranty.
Zuri® Premium Decking was created by Royal® for the homeowner who expects more than the ordinary from their outdoor home environment. Zuri has a beautiful look and the feel of exotic hardwood, but is low maintenance.
Since 1997, Fiberon has been manufacturing and selling high-quality composite decking and railing products, all made in the USA in either North Carolina or Idaho. Fiberon makes six types of PE or PVC decking materials.