plastic decking materials. $5-$13 per square foot. lasts only 10-15 years because it can expand and shrink in heat. made out of a variety of components, including: polyvinyl chloride pvc or vinyl. polyethylene pe polypropylene pp sometimes called a resin. offers a reasonably lightweight and durable surface.
according to this old house, most composite decks are made from waste such as sawdust and recycled plastic. every 20 feet of decking contains about 30 pounds of material that would have ended up in a landfill.
most types of wood and plastic decking can be stained by cooking oil and grease, sunscreen, red wine, rust, and similar materials if left on the surface. most will scratch by abrasion and show wear patterns in high-traffic zones.
pt decking is the most affordable and widely available material. the most common size of treated decking is 5/4 x 6 inch planks about 80 cents per linear foot , but 2 x 6s 70 cents per linear foot and 2 x 4s 50 cents per linear foot are also used.
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most plastic deck materials are installed with a system that hides the screws, so there is a very neat appearance, the panels interlock so there is no water dripping through to the area underneath. this is especially nice if you have a patio or other usable space under you deck.