are the new composite deck materials mold resistant

for attractive decking that doesn't mold look for fully capped

may 18 2017 in the past couple of years i've found that switching over to fully capped bamboo composite decking delivers a safe and mold-free deck with a lot less effort. i would never recommend the first generations of composite decking for this purpose because without a protective capping material these composites 【Get Price】

composite decking vs. wood: which is best for harsh climates?

dec 14 2017 unlike stone masons and other hardscape designers decking contractors typically work with materials that are affected by changes in temperature moisture and exposure to the sun. the revolving climate cycles here in new england present a number of different challenges for decking contractors during 【Get Price】

pvc decking vs capped wood composite - azek

nov 2 2016 capped composite boards feature a protective non-wood polymer cap. this provides enhanced scratch stain and fade resistant properties. it also offers excellent mold resistance. one of the things that truly sets capped composite apart from other non-wood decking materials is its ability to closely emulate 【Get Price】

composite decking - 10 reasons to rethink wood - bob vila

bring on the rain. 7/11. deck2. photo: jwlumber.com. horizon decking is a mold-resistant composite made for outdoor performance. the boards come in 12- 16- and 20-foot lengths allowing for more flexibility than real wood.【Get Price】

decks.com. composite decking material review

some composite companies have created new products that encapsulate the composite material with a thin layer of pvc capstock for a hardened exterior shell that protects the material from stain mildew scratching and uv fading. as the material is extruded it is usually given a textured surface for slip resistance and 【Get Price】

rhino hide? 10 facts about composite decking

apr 12 2016 simply put composite decks are usually crafted from mixing wood fibers with either new and/ or recycled plastics. composite decking is fade resistant but it may fade over time in strong sunlight. while all deck materials can grow mold algae and mildew wood must be cleaned and resurfaced.【Get Price】

choosing the best composite decking buildingadvisor

almost half of new decks now use composite or plastic decking and the number continues to grow. the driving force is the promise of a in general composite decking materials are dimensionally stable resistant to the elements and can be worked and installed more or less like wood decking. special screws designed for 【Get Price】

best six quality composite decking comparisons - sequoia supply

may 11 2017 it seems like each year a new player enters the game in the low maintenance highly durable engineered composite decking market. inevitably one or however it will last two to three times longer require no seasonal staining or sealing be splinter free mold resistant scratch resistant fade resistant 【Get Price】

plastic vs. composite decking hgtv

pvc (polyvinylchloride) and composite materials have made great strides into the decking industry during the past decade. like and have the color all the way through the boards instead of just a coating so scratches are hidden the boards will not stain or fade and they have excellent mold resistance.【Get Price】