2017 reviews of composite decks

New technologies have made low-maintenance composite,and plastic-based decking an ever more attractive alternative to wood alternatives. Here's a closer look at some of the better composites on the market.

Long on life span and short on fuss, these man-made boards never splinter, rot, or need staining. When the less demanding plastic-composite decking appeared on the scene in the 1990s, homeowners happily adopted it, despite the higher price and limited color .. I am sure you have read all the reviews out there.

Decking is durable, hard wearing and good looking. And stunning decking will add value to your home as well. But there are a lot of decisions to make before you can finally settle on the perfect decking for you. Do you want wood decking or would you prefer composite decking? What's the difference

With maintenance factored in, composite decking costs less over its lifetime than does wood! Modern composite decking is the best solution for lovers of outdoor living. What's the best decision for your family?

What do you think about Cali Bamboo composite decking in terms of longevity and maintenance. I read reviews that say that their decking buckled. Reply. buildingadvisor says. May 25, 2017 at 9:28 pm. I don't have personal experience with Cali Bamboo products, but have used several others so I can only provide general

So I guess it's not surprising that decking options have grown exponentially over the past several years. It wasn't long ago that the only choice was wood, which came in perhaps two or three species. However, thanks to an explosion of composite lumber, plastic decking and hardwood imports, there's now a dizzying array of

When the conversation comes to the question of what materials to use, it comes down to one question: wood or composite? Sign in to Angie's List now to see top-rated deck pros near you. It's free to read reviews to find the best possible pro. The first thing to know about choosing a deck material is that all

Please may I ask if it might be possible for your next review or for an updated review including the Eva-last brand (www.eva-last.com) of composite decking, especially as a value and performance proposition. I have seen they have been coming into the states, primarily Texas to start but they are all over the

Last updated: March 2017. Your home's We test, evaluate, and compare different types of decking to save you time and money. Subscribe Composite Decking. Pros: Best for the look of wood without the need to stain. It's made of plastic and wood fiber and sometimes can be stained to change its color.

Read how PVC and composite decking compare and find out why more people are choosing composite decking for their next deck project.

The market research and consulting firm says that this growth has come primarily at the expense of uncapped WPC decking, which saw its share of this market drop from 41% in 2012 to just 15% last year, with a further decline to a mere 8% share projected in 2017. (By the way, PVC sales are falling too, but

Anyway, here are my current thoughts in a nutshell: The best composite decking on the market in our opinion is Transcends. . One other thing to note is that Consumer reports came out with a review of the XLM series in 2010 and said it was slippery when wet, so while I have not noticed it to be a problem myself,