Compare composite decks vs. wood decks, learn the pros and cons of using composite Pet-friendly and scratch resistant - “On one deck, my clients had two Harder to repair than wood - If you drop a hot coal from the barbecue or the
Jun 24, 2005 A look at composite decking with Extreme How-To. Heat and moisture will also contribute to the composite boards' degeneration. flakes like dandruff, especially if you scratch it (cats, dogs, kids, and toys and furniture).
Apr 17, 2012 My dogs (two big labradoodles) spend a lot of time on our deck, it's the wear and tear from the dogs is subject to hot summers and cold winters. Would composite be our best bet, or should we look for pressure treated wood?
Jul 28, 2014 In our chats about the deck plans, we keep getting stuck on the So let's hear from you again–would you rather composite decking or real our neighborhood (selling in a few years) and with a dog and a soon to Also, we used a light sand coloured composite and I don't notice that it is too hot to walk on.
The $1.1 billion composite and PVC decking and railing industry still is in its teens. cramming a hot, doughy mixture of plastic and wood through a specially shaped . plant food on the deck or your dog makes a deposit that goes unnoticed.
May 17, 2017 But, if deck boards leave you with splinters or burned feet on hot summer days, It's a choice your feet and pets will appreciate. To create an even smoother surface, install the composite deck boards with hidden fasteners.
When the less demanding plastic-composite decking appeared on the scene in Easily scuffed: Moving furniture, frisky dogs, and gritty shoes will abrade new Hot underfoot: Like dark hardwoods, dark composites heat up as they bake in
Sep 29, 2017 A low-maintenance composite deck works well for this platform style. It's easy to see why: wood is easy to source, and it has a warm, familiar look It can scratch easily, which is a concern for those with pets and those who