lifespan of a deck

how long will your deck last? – suburban boston decks and

apr 30 2017 perhaps you are considering building a new deck. it will cost $15000 or $25000 or more (read more about cost in remodeling magazine's cost vs value article) and you wonder about the longevity of such an investment. you've read that the decking companies warranty their new synthetic decking for 25【Get Price】

how long does the wood last on a cedar deck? home guides

there are many environmental factors that determine the lifespan of a cedar deck. if you choose not to maintain your deck during its lifespan it will be exposed to seasonal changes freezing and thawing as well as hot sun exposure without any protection from these elements. the cedar's natural defenses towards rotting【Get Price】

5 vinyl deck facts to extend lifespan of your deck - tufdek

feb 1 2018 why wood? fact is vinyl is better. tuff industries will explore each fact and discuss why a vinyl deck can offer a better alternative to wood.【Get Price】

deck staining – longevity is what you're after any time is deck

jul 26 2010 deck stains increase the life span of your wooden ebty deck. if you're not using a composite or vinyl material for your deck you are using wood. this means staining. a deck stain must do more than any regular house paint. it needs to resist abrasion uv light heat from the sun and water. each of these【Get Price】

10 things to know before building your deck

when old decks get rickety it's often due to failing fasteners not the wood. low-quality screws will corrode discolor your deck and eventually shorten your deck's life. use stainless-steel (shown) or coated screws made specifically for pressure-treated wood. these screws will resist corrosion and extend your deck's lifespan.【Get Price】

article: when should you replace your wood deck?

there usually are clear signs when a deck is at the end of its life span. the deck frame begins to sag as rot makes the wood susceptible to termites. termites eat their way through the wood creating channels that allow water to seep in and accelerate the rotting process. this makes the wood even more vulnerable to【Get Price】

lifespan of pressure treated lumber dock - decksgo

aug 28 2008 do you have a thought on the lifespan of a dock built of pressure-treated lumber if it is never treated? the structure is located in northern new york.【Get Price】

what is the average lifespan of a wood deck? - mcgarry and madsen

may 22 2015 the life expectancy of a wood deck is 10 to 15 years perhaps up to 20 years with maintenance and coating with a weatherproofing sealer every few years. deck boards are usually the first component to go bad and for a while you can replace an occasional rotted board to get more life out of your【Get Price】

how long does pressure treated pine last in decking? home

on average a deck made from pressure-treated pine will last 15 to 20 years before succumbing to the accumulated stress of direct sunlight rain salty ocean breezes insect infestation and repeated cycles of thermal expansion and contraction. unfortunately many decks will fail to reach that expected lifespan due to【Get Price】

lifespan steel framed deck

compare the quality value & lifespan! looking for a comfortable low maintenance durable outdoor space that adds to your property value? look no further the lifespan? steel framed deck is a perfect way to get started on building that dream deck you've always wanted. different than wood framed decks that【Get Price】

what is the life expectancy of a wood deck? - youtube

jun 12 2017 googleusercontent search. better grade materials run a bit more in cost but tend to pressure treated wood is the most commonly used material and has lowest up life expectancy of 10 15 years then only if properly maintained jun 24 2009. pressure treated woods have the shortest deck life expectancy and【Get Price】

choosing the deck with the longest lifespan -

aug 1 2017 do you want to add a deck to your home but you also want to ensure you're investing in a deck with the longest lifespan? here's how to compare decking materials.【Get Price】

life span of a wood deck - sa infotech

comparing wood deck options: cedar pressure treated wood if the natural look of wood is tops on your list use cedar. the heartwood of the tree (the deeper colored red part not the white sap part) is rot resistant. cedar doesn't readily absorb moisture and since moisture is what creates twisting and splitting cedar【Get Price】

how long will your deck last? professional deck builder decks

may 8 2017 a properly built deck frame should last years if not decades. but different types of decking have different life spans. in this blog post jim finlay of suburban boston decks and porches breaks down what to expect from different decking choices based on more than 24 years of experience building decks.【Get Price】

5 decking materials - costs benefits and life-span - 123 remodeling

jun 23 2015 considering building a new deck for your next exterior remodeling project? what are the first steps and the material options to consider? location – where is best suited to install a deck/patio? whether it's in your backyard rooftop or multi-level building will entail the best spot to build a deck. does your【Get Price】

dangerous decks beneath our feet - cbs news

jun 24 2009 arevelo told koeppen the mistakes on the badly-engineered deck are very common. "sometimes people don't take decks seriously" arevelo told koeppen "but it is very important that decks are properly built and maintained." the average life expectancy of a wood deck koeppen added is 10 to 15 years.【Get Price】

here are my three top tips to double the lifespan of your new deck

here are my three top tips to double the lifespan of your new deck! hint: they all deal with water and rot issues. -matt risinger.【Get Price】

composite decking: does it really stack up? deck talk - fiberon

aug 10 2014 exotic hardwoods are very expensive and their deck life span is much longer; however exotic rich colored hardwoods require a great deal of preservation to not turn gray and are often very difficult to maintain. the cost of composite decking materials falls in the middle. the upfront cost may seem a bit【Get Price】