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Advice on decking frame | Screwfix Community Forum

 · Allan1981 New Member. Looking for a little advice on building frame for composite decking. Previous built decking on concrete base but this one will be raised due to ground not being level. The decking i want to build is 8.4m wide x 3.6m. The decking comes in 3.6m lengths so this is why i plan on having the decking this size to save on wastage.

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Composite decks

 · briefly : if your deck will be exposed to hot sun all day long your will burn the bottoms of your feet off if walking bare foot. If you build built in benches with trex or any other composite wood, and it is exposed to the hot sun all day, you will burn your bum off. The composite absorbs heat - …

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Composite Deck Screws | Page 2 | DIY Home Improvement Forum

 · Composite Deck Screws. Jump to Latest Follow ... When you pre drill your deck boards, only drill the deck boards..never the joist. You need a tight fit on the joist. If you have trouble pre-drilling too deep, set your bit in farther so it cannot go past the decking when you predrill. …

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Composite Decking

 · 3,514 Posts. #2 · . APF said: I have never had to seal a composite deck so I am basically looking for help and info. Deck is brand new (new home being finished now) and HO and builder wants a clear sealer put on it. Its my first time I've been requested to put a sealer on a composite deck. I've talked to the paint stores and they ...

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Deck Building Forum

The Deck Building forum, or community as we like to call it, started first as a trickle of emails directly to us and we responded to every single one trying to help out.After all we do have over 25 years experience swinging a hammer and building for folks. But it soon became overwhelming. We were repeating answers to hundreds of common deck building questions.

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Clearcoat a composite deck??

 · Two years ago we purchased Moisture Shield composite decking and its an absolute steaming pile of garbage. From the out of spec dimensions to being easily stained. After fighting with the company I pretty much got the material for free. My biggest issue is its easily stained. If the dog has slightly muddy paws there will be marks that have to ...

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Cleaning Composite Decks

 · Decks, Patios, Porches, Walkways, Driveways, Stairs, Steps and Docks - Cleaning Composite Decks - I need to clean a 3 year old composite deck surface (TimberTech). No significant stains on it, just a Cleaning Composite Decks - DoItYourself.com Community Forums

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Creative ideas to fix ugly composite deck? | DIY Home ...

 · Every deck, fence or bench I have seen made out of this stuff, either sags, shows nail holes, falls apart, bends, warps, discolors etc.. Go look at ANY composite deck railing, IT SAGS, why because it doesn't have any structure to it. Even on 16 oc the stuff can't support someone standing on it without it flexing.

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Plastic composite decking for sled deck. | SnoWest

 · 3. 8. . #4. the composite deck boards are heavy. since the frame carries the weight look for "puck board" like they use in a hockey arena, it …

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Cleaning Composite Decks

 · Decks, Patios, Porches, Walkways, Driveways, Stairs, Steps and Docks - Cleaning Composite Decks - I need to clean a 3 year old composite deck surface (TimberTech). No significant stains on it, just a Cleaning Composite Decks - DoItYourself.com Community Forums

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Unhappy with Timber Tech decking

 · Unhappy with Timber Tech decking. 2010, 10:38 PM. I did a deck a year ago for some clients and it has gone bad. The decking was Mountain Cedar and it first started to fade very badly in areas. The Timber Tech rep said they had a cure and hired a guy to come out and apply an "Armor All" type product to the deck.

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How to convert existing 2x6 cedar decking to 5/4 composite ...

 · This time we are considering composite decking. The original deck was built before the rough-cut cedar siding was put on the house, so the bottoms of the siding actually sit ON the deck surface. If we replace the 2x6 cedar boards with 5/4 composite, it will leave a half inch gap between the top surface of the decking and the bottom of the siding.

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Creative ideas to fix ugly composite deck? | DIY Home ...

 · Every deck, fence or bench I have seen made out of this stuff, either sags, shows nail holes, falls apart, bends, warps, discolors etc.. Go look at ANY composite deck railing, IT SAGS, why because it doesn't have any structure to it. Even on 16 oc the stuff can't support someone standing on it without it flexing.

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Composite decking: problem with cupping | Boating Forum ...

 · . #2. Re: Composite decking: problem with cupping. Yes that is part of the problem NYBo also with composit boards (wood and plastic mixed) they expand and contract a lot with heat and cold there always has to be approx. 1/4" + - between boards for this reason also to let any moisture threw to ventilate the PT wood under structure as ...

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Composite decking

 · at 9:33PM. boards are 12 feet long and roughly 6 inches wide , pricewise about £28 per board inc hidden fastenings , so for a 12 x 12 deck you would be looking around £700 , plus the cost of the subframe , that's just an example for a rough idea . 0. 27 June 2018 at 1:25PM.

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5 Composite Decking Problems Every Homeowner Needs To Know

Composite decking is typically made of more plastic than wood fibers, leaving the surface fairly soft. Homeowners quickly notice that their new deck scratches fairly easily compared to older wood decks. Patio furniture, BBQ grills, kids toys, and even the family dog's nails can all leave gouges in the composite decking.

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What's the "Coolest" deck surface ...

 · The concern my customers have is the surface temp of the deck, as it will get direct sunlight most of the day. At my own house I have composite deck boards around the pool which, even though they're light grey, get very hot. My customer also wants strictly a low maintenance deck, thus the consideration of composites.

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Composite decking | AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware ...

 · Composite decking will ride up and those variations can mess with how straight the boards lay due to the way the T fasteners work. I'm going to get to why you really do want these in a minute. Lowes stocks 2 grades of Trex...they have boards that run about $21 per 12' board and then some that run …

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Trex composite decking... | GON Forum

 · We put almost 700 sq. ft. (~$9500 material only) on a deck in Reynold's Plantation last February. We used the hidden fastener system (per owner's request of not seeing the screws), and used exterior construction adhesive (per distibutor's advice). The wood was only suppose to shrink 1/8". By May it …

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Bad Things About Composite Decking | Hunker

Cost. While composite decking typically lasts longer than traditional wood decking, it is much more expensive than its counterpart. According to Ideas for Deck Designs, composite decks may cost between two and five times more than decks built from pressure-treated lumber. …

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Composite Decking

Given the premium cost of the pvc and composite decking, you want to minimize waste. Hence my deck had two perimeter boards, so I could use 16' lengths in the field. Similarly, the treads were 8' wide so that I could cut a 16' board to yield 2 boards per stair tread.

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The best composite decking in the world

 · Composite decking in the UK Choosing the best composite decking. If you are embarking upon a new composite decking project in the UK then you have a few decisions to make. The colour, dimensions, weight, composition, warranty, fixing method, texture and anti-slip are all considerations. This page isn’t about suggesting which is the best.

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Composite decking

 · The public school here in Uppingham has it on their decking for the cricket pavilion and it's great for them as they don't want any kids to slip and it is incredibly grippy but for domestic applications it'd look pretty awful. So far, price-wise we have: Dino: £19.99 per 4m board. Envirobuild: £29.90 per 4m board.

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Timber decking; real or composite?

 · Composite wood is getting more and more popular so I advise you to get composite wood. There is a lot of composite wood out there, the best kind of composite is co-extruded deck (at least to me, from my experience with timber decking) you can also check it up yourself. Co-extruded decking has been use in USA for over a decade.

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Subaru Legacy Forums

 · Subaru Legacy Outback Discussion Forum Community. Welcome to the Subaru Legacy Forums. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

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TREX decking???

 · J at 2:33 am #1074344. Structurally no complaints. Have 2 decks 8 years old. Just be sure Trex will stand behind the maintenance issue. The composite mix of plastic and sawdust leaves it subject to mold. We have had areas of discoloration that require scrubbing with a special cleaner that gets rid of the mold.

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Composite Decking Materials

 · Which is £300 nearly. half what the composite boards at Tecimbertec are looking at. Was just working this out, you’d need 3 of these boards to do a sq m so £48 , the TekTimber timber classic one works out at £46.75 a sq m , think these diy stores try to confuse you selling per board.

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Stock head unit information

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“Regular” vs composite deck screws | Bob Is The Oil Guy

 · ia Beach. . #6. When composite decking materials were first introduced, the existing deck screws caused a lot of ”mushrooming” of the decking around the screw head. Both ugly and a bit of a trip hazard. The plastic was softer than wood and behaved differently as the screw was driven in.

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Unhappy with Timber Tech decking

 · Unhappy with Timber Tech decking. 2010, 10:38 PM. I did a deck a year ago for some clients and it has gone bad. The decking was Mountain Cedar and it first started to fade very badly in areas. The Timber Tech rep said they had a cure and hired a guy to come out and apply an "Armor All" type product to …

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