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Is Composite Decking Now Less Expensive Than Lumber?

Cost Comparison. Are composite decks still more expensive than wood decks? Yes but barely. To give us an idea of the difference in price between decks made of the two materials Wilson worked up ...【Get Price】

A Comparison of Wood Decks and Composite Decks

Gaining in popularity are composite decking materials composed primarily of a mix of recycled plastic and wood fibers. While a deck built with these materials is clearly not natural and won't have the potential beauty of a real-wood deck you can choose from an array of colors to mimic a more natural look. Further advancements in this type of decking have made its look-and-feel downright attractive …【Get Price】

Wood Vs. Composite Decking: Let’s Compare

Sep 14 2019 Composite Wood Decking. Invented in the late 1980s wood-plastic composite decking (also called “composite wood decking”) is made of wood fibers encased in plastic. Composite decking is readily available at big box home improvement stores like The Home Depot and Lowe’s as well as local lumberyards throughout the U.S. 【Get Price】

What Exactly is Composite Decking Made Of?

Jun 22 2021 The primary materials in composite decking boards are wood fibers and plastic. The ratio of wood to plastic varies from brand to brand. Typically composite decking incorporates polypropylene or polyethylene plastic which works well with wood fibers to create a material that is stronger and more resilient than 100% plastic decking.【Get Price】

Best Composite Decking Materials Options in 2021 | …

Composite decking boards are made out of recycled or reclaimed materials with polyethylene (HDPE or LDPE) plastic or PVC (polyvinyl chloride) mixed with wood fiber rice hulls or other fillers as well as a blend of chemical additives.【Get Price】