polyethylene composite decking solutions

Best Decking Buying Guide - Consumer Reports

Mar 24, 2017 Before staining, pressure-wash or brush the old surface with a cleaning solution. If there's any remaining mold and mildew, remove it using a solution of 1 part bleach and 3 parts water. All of the composite, plastic, and aluminum decking we tested kept its original color better than unfinished wood.【Get Price】

Wood vs. Composite Decks - --- - Great Day Improvements

Composite decking typically consists of some type of plastic material, such as polyethylene and/or polyvinyl chloride, and wood particles. The plastic may be from recycled products, like milk jugs and soda bottles, or it might be made of virgin plastic. Boards might be hollow or solid. Hollow boards are cheaper than solid【Get Price】

Decks.com. Composite Decking Material Review

Most low maintenance decking products use polyethylene (HDPE or LDPE) plastic or PVC (polyvinyl chloride) as the base material for their decking boards. Composite decking is created by mixing polyethyle with wood fiber, rice hulls or other fillers as well as a blend of chemical additives. Most low maintenance decking【Get Price】

Composites as High Performance Building Solutions - Green

Jan 20, 2017 When a structural element, such as a wall or beam, can benefit from additional support, FRP composites could present a solution. Typical projects lending themselves to the advantages of plastic composites include decks, walls, and roofs. Plastic composites are used in prefabricated, portable, and modular【Get Price】

Composite Decking on a Boardwalk is a Very Bad Idea

Sep 11, 2017 Composite Decking is essentially plastic. Some manufacturers use an outer shell of pure polyethylene (the same stuff used in water bottles), while others blend the plastic in with the wood flour (ground up wood product). Plastic is notorious for retaining heat and getting very hot in direct sunlight. Again【Get Price】

Plastic vs. Composite Decking | HGTV

Get tips on how to find the right materials for your deck on HGTV.com.【Get Price】

Composite Decking Material | HowStuffWorks

There are three types of composite decking material: polyethylene-based, polypropylene-based and nonwood plastics. Oil-based polyethylene and polypropylene composite decking contain some wood. The industry seems to be moving away from polyethylene-based composites to focus on the polypropylene-based【Get Price】