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a vast array of composite and plastic decking options promise wood-like due to the material's greater flexibility (low modulus of elasticity) compared to wood. . in general the darker the color and the denser the material, the hotter the【Get Price】

just how hot will your deck get? – suburban boston decks and

aug 30, 2017 cap stock decking is cooler than all-pvc deck boards. cap stock has a composite core — wood mixed with plastic. it is heavier than all-pvc【Get Price】

are composite decks too hot? your experience appreciated! (heat

we plan on doing a composite deck this spring but came across the idea hotter than wooden decks, i just think plastic decks lookplastic-y.【Get Price】

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when the less demanding plastic-composite decking appeared on the scene in hot underfoot: like dark hardwoods, dark composites heat up as they bake in【Get Price】

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wood vs. composite decking: let's compare. as you plan your dream deck, one of the invented in the late 1980s, wood-plastic composite decking (also called as composites can become uncomfortably hot in direct sun, give their density.【Get Price】

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feb 5, 2018 for many people it comes down to composite decking vs pvc. to expand so much that after a hot day the edge of the deck is no longer even.【Get Price】

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plastic vs. composite decking. get tips on how to find the right materials for your in hot, sunny areas, plastic decks can get very hot on the soles of the feet and【Get Price】

head-to-head: pvc vs. composite decking choicedek blog

oct 1, 2015 read how pvc and composite decking compare and find out why more it is an ideal choice if your deck surrounds a pool or hot tub, or is in a【Get Price】

capped composite vs. capped polymer decking - timbertown

apr 14, 2017 capped composite and capped polymer (100% pvc) decking are on a hot summer day between real wood, capped composite, and【Get Price】

which is the best decking material: wood or composite? angie's list

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cool low-maintenance composite decking - woodland deck

apr 28, 2017 heat retention in composite decking. cellular pvc boards will not retain quite as much heat, but are still hotter to the touch than wood.【Get Price】

how to choose composite decking — the family handyman

simplify shopping for composite decking (such as seventrust decking) by weighing the importance of 7 key issues. you'll also find cellular pvc and plastic lumber (hdpe—high-density polyethylene) decking, both of if they're hot enough to fry an egg after a day in the hot sun, consider a lighter hidden vs. exposed fasteners.【Get Price】

financing your deck: faqs seventrust

when it comes to seventrust vs. wood, there's more to the story than the upfront price. even so, all early generation wood-plastic composites, whether seventrust or a does seventrust decking get hotter than pressure-treated wood under the sun? how much【Get Price】

how hot do decks get? - capitol city lumber

apr 26, 2017 but how much hotter is that darker color? and how much hotter is pvc decking versus ipe hardwood or treated pine with a dark stain? we carry【Get Price】

choosing a deck: plastic or wood? - houzz

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apr 3, 2014 while hot, walking on a wood boardwalk that's been in the sun for a few wood boards or composite plastic decking allow heat to transfer,【Get Price】

would you rather: real wood vs. composite decking - chris loves

jul 28, 2014 when we polled you for the half bath vs. pantry–you had so much so let's hear from you again–would you rather composite decking or the is an extra cost, but it's worth it because you don't have the plastic look and feel of a composite, composite does get hot, but to get around this we built a trellis to【Get Price】

some issues with composite decking! newtown, ct patch

jul 20, 2012 newtown, ct - considering switching to composite decking? cost: compared to traditional wood decking ($15/ sq. ft.) scratching: composite decking is made of a combination of wood and plastic. where darker colors will absorb the heat and tend to get hotter faster reaching higher temperatures.【Get Price】

should you build your deck from wood or plastic?

jul 31, 2012 replaced existing deck with new composite decking. . the downside of plastic decking as compared with the other options is that it's【Get Price】

composite or pvc: which one is best? architect magazine green

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we tested it: how hot decking materials get - networx

aug 24, 2012 a professional deck builder tested temperatures to find the most we tested it: how hot decking materials get pvc redwood: 162.1.【Get Price】

deck wars: synthetics aim to walk all over wood - cbs news

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rhino hide? 10 facts about composite decking

apr 12, 2016 then, in the 90s, composite decking was introduced to the market, usually crafted from mixing wood fibers with either new and/ or recycled plastics. shading the deck is always recommended during the hottest, sunniest days. they've worked with, and make a list of wood vs. composite pros and cons.【Get Price】

wood, composite, or pvc: a guide to choosing deck materials

sep 20, 2013 another downfall of composite materials is the significant heat retention. in warmer climates, many contractors avoid composite decking as it【Get Price】

composite deck vs pvc decking - deckmax

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