Life Expectancy of Trex Decking

Long-lasting, low-maintenance decks become a reality - Baltimore Sun Feb 25, 2015 ... Tropical hardwoods and composite decking combat two of wood decks' biggest shortcomings: a short life span and high maintenance. These are some examples of the possibilities. Deborah R. HusoFor Chesapeake Home + Living. What if you could double your deck's lifespan? Here's how to do it.

How Long Will My Wood or Composite Deck Last? Sep 29, 2017 ... Wood can rot and warp, so any situation where it comes in contact with a lot of moisture and takes a long time to dry out can shorten the lifespan of your deck. A platform deck, which is low to or directly on the ground, is at risk for ground moisture and dampness seeping into the wood. Shady yards can mean...

Composite Decking 101 - Bob Vila Even so, when you account for the costs associated with maintaining a wood deck (which has a shorter lifespan to begin with), composite decking emerges as the value choice. Composite Decking - MoistureShield. Photo: moistureshield.com. CONS OF COMPOSITE DECKING. Strength and Weight. Though comparatively...

5 Decking Materials - costs, benefits and life-span - 123 Remodeling Jun 23, 2015 ... It is the most economical and least expensive out of decking materials with a lifespan in the average of 15 years but with proper maintenance can last ... -vs-wood This material is designed to minimize fading and molding. It is the middle of the price range, comparable in costs to cedar and redwood and...

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...