Plastic or plastic composite lumber is a low-maintenance and higher-priced alternative to pressure-treated wood. According to Richmond, who installs plastic and composite decks, all-plastic planks seem to be a little more slippery than
One of the questions we are asked on a daily basis is 'Is your decking slippery' This is because traditional timber poses high slip potential when exposed to the elements, however composite decking is specifically engineered with this factor
15 Jun 2017 One of the most important differences is that composite becomes slippery when wet whereas Gripsure anti slip timber does not. Our innovative decking includes a non slip treatment. This means they stay safe even when the
3 Nov 2015 Its authentic hardwood texture resists becoming slippery, despite its smooth facade. Even in the rain, Zuri isn't any more slippery than Seven trust, Fiberon, or AZEK decking; in the dry, it's even less slippery than other decking
Since the composite decking industry changes so rapidly, I have to update it every so often to stay current. However, if you see the frequency of how often I write a new blog post, you will know that blogging is not at the top of my to do list
18 May 2017 High-quality, fully capped composite decking has a resin cap that resists mold, mildew, and lichen, and is easy to I've been on some decks that were just about as slippery as an ice rink due to the buildup of mold and moss.
25 Nov 2017 slippery and unstable decks carry a huge risk for injuries. Slip resistance of composite decking is more commonly documented because it is a manufactured, consistent product that does not have a finishing system applied
Long wear, appearance and low maintenance are among the reasons that some homeowners and builders choose composite materials rather than wooden lumber for decks. In winter, decks made of lumber are more likely than their
8 Jul 2013 Home; ; blog; ; Cedar-vs-composite-decks-despite-trendy-substiutes-wood-is-still-good To compensate for the “slippery when wet” factor, some composite decking manufacturers have added ridged surfaces or brushed
21 Nov 2017 When you're looking for the best composite decking for cold climates, choose a product that's dense and extremely moisture resistant. One complaint about early composite decking was that it got slippery when wet.
30 Jun 2016 Reading blog posts such as this and doing online research is a great start, but we encourage you to talk one on one with our Sales PVC decking and Capped composite have less fading than composite decking.
13 Apr 2018 Decking's blog Decking, not matter if natural or composite (wpc - bpc- duro or whatever) is growing like fashion among private and public places. When interest catches Best No slippery/Anti-Slip outdoor decking floors.
1 Jun 2017 Use the right type of composite decking, and you won't have to worry about slipping, even by the pool. it picked up a reputation for being slippery, which is fair, since the early generations of composite could be pretty slick.
5 Jun 2018 Wood or composite decking, or something else Some look obviously fake or cheap; Some brands can be slippery; Not resistant to mold and mildew, especially in shade; Eventually shows signs of age and decay; Tend to
12 Nov 2015 What makes your deck slippery isn't necessarily the moisture–it's the mold, algae, and moss that grow on surfaces Ice melt: Ice melts such as rock salt and calcium chloride are safe to use on composite decks, but they can
29 Jan 2015 Any outdoor surface can become slippery if periodic maintenance is not performed, specifically timber and decked areas. If the decked surface is left to weather then over a short period of time mildew and algae deposits can
28 Jun 2016 There's been a bit of a buzz around the new composite decking technology that's started appearing everywhere. So in this blog I'll be explaining what it's all about and why it could be a great choice for your outdoor space. So what is composite decking The no.1 question that anyone in the decking industry is asked is “how slippery the decking is in the wet” (even though decking is
7 Dec 2017 NexGEN Aluminium Drydeck -Non Slip Decking is a great choice, whether you have pets, small children, or are older and a little more You are here: Home / blog / The Best Non slippery/Anti-Slip Outdoor Decking
31 Jan 2014 Read about how ecodek's non slip decking would work for your composite decking project and can be as rain, sleet and sometimes even snow it can be easy for decking to become slippery and potentially unsafe. Gripsure Ecodek - offering additional safety without compromiseAugust 16, 2018In ''blog''.
10 Aug 2014 It is critical to know what to expect when you're decking. And no matter what decking material you decide to use, know your options.
Learn why ecodek composite decking is more sustainable, easier to install, virtually maintenance free and a safer product than They can also become very slippery when wet; Ecodek decking boards do not splinter or crack and have a low
21 May 2017 DuraLife Decking Capped composite Decking SKU: 15181184 It's summer, which means it's time to think about the ways you can make your Slate and honed travertine tiles have a textured surface that won't become as slippery as polished tile. /blog/pool-deck-materials/.
30 Jun 2017 Good footing even when wet: While the first generation of composite decking earned a slippery reputation due to all of the moisture that entered the board, the newest generation of composite decking is fully capped to keep
21 Sep 2016 Whilst it might hold some advantages over wood decking, composite decking can still be slippery and variety of designs and profiles where composite decking is concerned and perhaps that is the subject of another blog.
composite and timber are the most popular options for decking in the UK – both materials offer their own benefits and come with specific composite decking is less slippery than timber and comes in a range of colours and finishes. The finish