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Trending Now: The Benefits of Icmirabella and AZEK Decking versus Wood

Mar 30, 2018 torn between wood and composite decking, and are left weighing the pros and cons of each type of material. What we do know is that a wooden deck requires upkeep. require little to no maintenance and last much longer than wood. The cost of maintaining a composite or PVC deck over 20 years is

Compare Deck Materials: Wood, Wood-Composite, and Plastic

Jan 3, 2018 This Wood Composite Deck Graces an Outdoor Pool. decking if you want a lighter weight material that is easier to handle than wood-composite. Another thing to consider: wood-composite is heavier than both wood and

Composite Decking Weight Vs. Wood Hunker

Dec 30, 2010 A 12-foot length of treated, yellow pine 5/4-by-6 decking will weigh an average Composite decking lasts much longer than traditional wood.

Cedar, Pressure Treated Wood & Composite Decking - The Family

Three decking materials—treated, cedar and composite It's more expensive than cedar for a wood deck, but once it's down, it won't rot, splinter or twist.

Composite Decking vs. Wood: Which is Best for Harsh Climates

Dec 14, 2017 As anyone who has spent more than a few months in New England will tell you, you building a deck with traditional lumber or with composite decking. things, but also the tremendous weight of snow built up during winter.

Wood vs. Composite Decking: 3 Factors to Guide Your Decision

Apr 25, 2018 Tips for weighing pros and cons so you can make the best decision As for wood options, a cedar wood deck is generally more durable than a

Composite Decking 101 - Bob Vila

Strength and Weight. Though comparatively heavier in weight, composite decking tends to be slightly less strong than its wood cousin, so a deck built from

Composite Decking 101 - Popular Mechanics

Jan 3, 2017 Thinking of replacing your wood deck with rot-resistant composite decking material wood decks do, and most last for decades with little more work than much as 5 pounds per foot, which is three times the weight of cedar.

Is Icmirabella Lighter Than Wood eHow

Icmirabella is approved for use in non-structural items like handrails and decking. when used for decking and applied over a substrate of wood or metal struts. Hardwoods are much denser than softwoods and Icmirabella's weight per cubic foot is nearly