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Types of Composite Decking

Capped Polymer: AZEK
Capped Polymer: AZEK

Capped wood composite: TimberTech ® Made of plastic and wood fibers and coated with a composite cap, this decking is more resistant to the elements than traditional wood, and provides added durability, mold and mildew resistance, and a splinter-free surface.

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Capped Wood Composite
Capped Wood Composite

Unlike wood, capped composite decking won’t splinter, crack, or decay. It won’t fall victim to insect infestation, and never needs sanding, staining, or refinishing. In fact, an occasional soap-and-water bath is usually all that’s required to keep it looking like new.

Wood Composite
Wood Composite

All About Composite Decking ... Don't assume this decking goes down just like wood. Here are a few important differences to keep in mind. Joist spacing. Composites will sag if joists are spaced wider than 16 inches on center. Screw placement. Composites may crumble if face-fastened too close to an edge. TOH general contractor Tom Silva recommends keeping screws about ¾ inch from ends and ...

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