Apr , Not as much linear strength as wood If you pick up one end of a recycled plastic board, the board will sag more than its wooden counterpart So recycled plastic beds need some form of cross bracing to stiffen the sides and prevent them from bowing outwards A common solution is the use of aluminum
Aug , These are the best cutting boards you can buy whether you want wood, plastic, bamboo, or another material The preparation of many foods and meals require that you use one Food safe, long lasting, and incredibly durable, composite cutting boards, unfortunately, do a number on your knives.
Jun , Composites versus PVC While composite decking appear to be maintenance free, some manufactured decks become marred with mold, staining and deterioration There are many newer synthetic decking materials that now have long warranties One such synthetic decking material, with a year
Jan , Guide to pressure treated yellow pine and redwood decking two top choices for wood decking materials You want to touch my deck That was the last I can t say I know a whole lot about this material, but I have used it on occasion here in Florida (as well as magnolia, ipe and a host of composites).
Newer generation high performance composites Transcend, Enhance and Select have the protective shell technology that provides superior fade Initially, decking and railing does cost more, board for board, than wood decking and railing however, the payoff you get over time in decreased
Do you know why many are painted blue Add ceiling porch bead board to an existing plywood porch ceiling or install tongue and groove and you ve just created a warm inviting porch PVC ceilings come in a variety of colors and usually has reversible edges so you can have either center bead or v groove designs.
Aug , When my wife and I go to take a vacation, buy a car, do anything we try to read personal blogs and reviews online to get the real story I want to pay that treasure In many cases, I could simply wedge it under the deck board, and slam it down, and an entire section would pop out of the joist In many other
May , The Plan Here s Steve to give you a short introduction to this project It ll have two rows of buried posts, composite decking, trim boards and a white vinyl rail system Other considerations include the size and shape of your deck, how much weight it will hold, and the size of the beams.
Oct , Learn about softwoods, tropical hardwoods, composites and more for decks, including pros, cons and costs All of these decking materials have pros and cons, from how they feel on bare feet (including how hot they get), to how much dirt shows on the surface The installer you hire will also likely have
Aug , It can actually be more of an issue in cooler regions since people have fewer sunny days to enjoy their deck, they don t want to lose any outdoor living time due to an overly hot deck To address this problem, new for the decking season are composite deck boards that optimize heat reflection.
Jul , I posted what my deck looks like after year of having put down Deck Restore, look for Deck Restore Applying Done By Home owner after year part , before my eyes from the inside out, did not notice until i change my pool that i discovered the wood rotting, by next year i will need to change the deck.