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If you have an old concrete slab in your backyard and you don’t want to tear the surface away, you can make a beautiful backyard by learning how to fix composite decking to concrete. This write-up explains in detail how the best practice you should follow when building your composite decking project on an existing […]

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Building your composite decking yourself is easy if you know how to, and if you understand what is involved in building a decking. First, you have to know if you are capable of building your composite decking. Building a decking yourself starts with knowing the right types of composite boards to use for the project. […]

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Yes, you can build composite decking yourself if you are an expert. But, remember that building composite decking is a serious project.  Also, all the guidelines must be followed so that you will build a strong decking. At this point, the question to ask yourself is, do you have the proper carpentry skills for the […]

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In the past, most composite decking manufacturers have advertised their composite decking as maintenance-free. So this made some homeowners think that when they installed their decking, they didn’t have to maintain it. But that way of thinking is a misconception. Composite decking is not maintenance-free. When you build your decking with composite materials, you still […]

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Composite decking is good for any outdoor activities that you want to carry out in your home.  For a fact, most homeowners build composite decking because they want an outdoor space that looks and feel like their home interior. So, folks have been asking what composite decking is. Composite decking is also known as wood-plastic […]

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Keeping your composite decking clean is one way to make it last longer. You can keep your decking clean by sweeping it regularly.  Your composite decking is like other home paraphernalia that needs routine cleaning. If you don’t clean your home items, they will not look good.  So, to make your composite decking last longer, […]

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Composite decking is better than other decking types because of its many wonderful features. The features or advantages of composite decking will be examined in relation to other decking types. Composite Decking vs Wood Decking Wood decking was the first material to be used by homeowners when building decking. This decking type appeals to homeowners […]

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Composite decking is good and better than other decking types. Before composite decking was developed, wood was the king of decking.  So, after composite decking boards was developed, it replaced wood decking and preferred by folks. Plastic-wood decking is composed of plastic and wood fibre.  The plastic and wood fibre is recycled materials. So, the […]

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You can build a shade over your composite decking if you want to.  You should do this if you dwell in a hot region.  Composite decking gets heated quickly on a hot summer day.   That is if you install dark-coloured composite decking. Dark-coloured decking will absorb heat like dark attire. When the decking is hot, […]

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Your composite decking needs a solid base. The base referred to here includes the foundation and the joists that the composite boards will be laid on.  Also, depending on how high your decking is from the ground, your decking might need a ground-level foundation. Or, an elevated foundation that raised the decking above the ground.  […]

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Composite decking is like other building structures, and it needs to be properly installed. You need a solid foundation for your composite decking.  A strong decking foundation will make the structure safe to use for outdoor activities. Also, a composite decking that has a strong foundation will last longer.  How you install your composite decking […]

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There is various type of decking material that you can use when you want to build decking. You can use wood, composite decking, or PVC decking material. The various decking materials have their advantages and disadvantages. Choosing a decking should be done with care. That is why you have to select a decking that will […]

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It is ok to search for the types of decking material that last the longest. There are several types of decking being sold in the market. Selecting the perfect decking material can be confusing if you don’t know how to. Decking is made of different materials that make them unique. For example, there are wood […]

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Composite decking, like other decking types, has its own disadvantages. The noticeable drawback of composite decking is the cost. It implies that composite decking is expensive to install.  Also, composite decking gets heated quickly in a hot climate. Restoring a scratched composite decking is possible but not easy. Another disadvantage of plastic-wood decking is that […]

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Composite decking does not warp like wood decking. It is one of the features of composite decking and why most homeowners love it.  If you don’t know much about composite decking, don’t worry. What composite decking is will be explained in detail.  Composite decking or plastic-wood decking is a material that is made with wood […]

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Composite decking will not rot like a wood decking when exposed to moisture. This gives plastic-wood decking an advantage over wood decking.  You might want to know why most composite decking will not rot. Take this as an appetiser that there are two types of composite decking. They are capped and uncapped composite boards. Capped […]

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Building a deck is a big project. You will need a considerable budget and careful planning. Naturally, you’ll want to save as much as possible, especially when buying the materials.  For the materials, there are a few options that you can choose. One of the most used types is composites. However, some people don’t use […]

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An outdoor space is not complete without a decking. Not only does it provide a place to relax, but it can also add value to your home. For building one, you have a few options that you can consider.  Three of the most common types of decking are wood, composite decking, and plastic. Each of […]

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It’s no secret that composite decking is more expensive than your standard wooden deck. Installing a composite deck can cost at most twice that of a wooden one.  Despite this, many people still prefer investing on a composite deck than building a wooden one.  If you are planning to add a deck on your garden, […]

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Are you thinking of building or adding a patio in your backyard? If so, you may have wondered which type of deck to choose.  When choosing a decking, most people will agree that the lifespan is one of the most important deciding factors.  For this reason, many people choose composite decking. But how long can […]

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After building a standard timber deck, one of the things that you would normally do is to seal it. There are many reasons why you should do it. But what if you have a composite deck instead?  Should you seal the composite decking? And why is it important to seal decking?  Sealing a Decking If […]

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When building a deck, you have a couple of materials to choose from. One of the most used types of decking is plastic, along with wood and composite decking. When deciding what to choose, most people will consider the price.  How much is plastic decking cost compared to the other types of decks? What are […]

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Two of the most commonly used materials in decking are composite decking, plastic, and wood. Wood has been used for generations and still is a top choice for building decking.  On the other hand, PVC is relatively new on the scene, which was first introduced during mid-2000. Since its introduction, it continued to improve, making […]

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For many years, many people have used wood to create decking for their patio. However, many companies started to manufacture materials that aim to serve as an alternative to timber.  One such material is composites decking. When building decking, many like to compare prices between the materials. Naturally, if you want to build a deck, […]

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A composite material is made when two materials with varied physical and chemical properties are mixed together to produce a finished product.  The finished composite material is usually stronger, lightweight, and resistant to elements of weather.  This makes the composite material more useful than the original material it replaces. One example of composite material is […]

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