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resistant and stays cooler than many other deck materials in summer, meaning you can comfortably walk across it barefoot. lockdry and ariddek offer aluminum decking products. composite decking and pvc decks. composite deck boards are usually made with a combination of recycled plastic and waste wood fiber ground into sawdust.
overtime composite wood has developed into a huge industry with a variety of new products that profess to look like natural wood - that never fade and require no upkeep, and on top of that, are environmental saviors. a national association of home builder's nahb research report speaks of the benefits of composite lumber:
some issues with composite decking moisture that gets trapped under the decking and on top of the wood joists would tend to stay there and keep the joist from drying properly. wood that is
another important benefit of composite decking is that it is made up of up to 90% post-industrial and post-consumer waste, reducing its environmental impact. additionally, unlike pt lumber that must be regularly cleaned with harsh chemicals before repainting, capped composite decks only require occasional washing with soap and water.
6 environmental considerations for decking when choosing the best green option for you, keep in mind the following factors. if you can achieve at least four out of the six, you can feel pretty