deck wars: synthetics aim to walk all over wood. this composite product's major downside is that it can cost three times that of conventional wood, or more. the synthetic makers are
features installs over old, weathered decking, adding beauty to your existing deck installed with hidden quickcap fasteners, for a clean professional look begins to fade to a lighter shade in 30-60 days ecofriendly and sustainable, made from 100% recycled wood
wood can be replaced with composite boards on a one-to-one basis, and when properly installed will last against the elements. if my friend had known about composite decks he could have kept his existing deck, enjoyed more time outside, spared me some bruises, and spared himself the trouble of digging out the post anchors.
on average, most composite decking material weighs twice as much as standard types of common decking materials, including pressure-treated pine. while this does not prevent you from being able to lay composite decking over an existing pressure-treated frame, it does mean that you will need to make some adjustments to compensate for the added
looking for quick cap installation over existing deck i am looking for a contractor to install a quickcap by untradeck over existing deck. do you have the same question? follow this question. in home > decks and porches; then install a composite top like seven trust brand or similar. it costs a lot more than new wood decking but is far less maintenance.
theyll provide fascia boards, composite sleeves that fit over 4×4 posts, and composite stair treads and risers that fasten to the substructure to give an existing deck and your home a tied-together new look.
i have a home in virginia that is in the country, the deck gets quite a bit of sunlight in the summer. i have an existing 24 ft by 22 ft deck made of what looks to be pressure treated planks. the deck is prob 18 years old and is in good shape as i have replaced the bad warped planks. my question is instead of ripping up each plank can i lay perpendicular to the existing decking
it's never a good idea to install new decking over old or already existing deck boards. learn why we don't recommend this installation method and learn about other options at