PVC Decking vs Capped Wood Composite. Over the last decade, there have been some impressive innovations in decking materials. Once restricted to pressure-treated wood for their decks, homeowners now have a wide range of options available to choose from including durable and long-lasting PVC decking and capped composite decking.
PVC (polyvinylchloride) and composite materials have made great strides into the decking industry during the past decade. The materials were once considered fake looking, but the companies that manufacturer these products have been able to replicate the look of wood without all the required maintenance.
Watch as we compared AZEK Decking vs. Wood and Composite decking. Learn how AZEK decking is easier to use, and more stain and scratch resistant than Wood or Composite
PVC decking and high-performance composite deck boards (those that fully encapsulate wood fibers in plastic) have exceptional moisture resistance. They can be installed in applications with direct water contact like docks and pool surrounds and in regions with heavy rain and humidity without rotting, splitting or warping.
ChoiceDek decking products are superior, environmentally friendly composite decking built for value, durability and ease. Able to be installed on the ground, in the ground or underwater, ChoiceDek products can be used to create the distinctive, custom deck of your dreams.
We want to educate you on what the difference is between Composite vs PVC decking to help you decide which Synthetic Decking Materials is right for you.
PVC: PVC decking tends to look the least like wood, when compared to natural wood and wood-composite deck boards. In addition, it comes with all of the same drawbacks as wood-composite. In addition, it comes with all of the same drawbacks as wood-composite.
A composite deck surface is also more porous than that of a PVC deck, so stains can happen if food, liquids or grease are spilled on it. Painting Needs for Composite or PVC Decking Neither PVC decks, capstock decks or composite decks require painting, making each option durable and low maintenance for years to come.
EverNew’s capped composite railing has solid construction: a blend of PVC and recycled wood flour with high-quality weatherable capstock for low maintenance. Precision-drilled components provide fast and easy installation.
Cost Composite or plastic decking can be twice as expensive as wooden decking because the materials cost more and the structure tends to be more extensive. Composite decking isn't as stiff as lumber, so it generally needs more support to prevent sagging.
Composite and PVC decking. Confused about the plethora of composite decking choices? Not to mention the new cellular PVC decking materials? Well, you are not alone.
AZEK Vintage Collection vs Pressure Treated Wood. AZEK capped polymer decks are engineered to last beautifully from installation throughout all the seasons in the life of your deck.
Composite Deck Vs PVC Decking. For many years, wood was the number one choice for homeowners when building a deck. And for good reason, It’s both cost efficient and easy to work with.
Outdoor Design and Living Guide brings you Todd Funfar from Deckmasters in Fargo, ND to learn about the differences and advantages to Composite vs. Cellular PVC decking.