consumer reports composite decking reviews

Which Composite decking is the best? | Deck Masters, llc - Portland ...One other thing to note is that consumer reports came out with a review of the XLM series in 2010 and said it was slippery when wet, so while I have not noticed it to be a problem myself, I want to note that report. Also, and Azek are now the same company and are moving towards a standardized line of PVC boards so the difference between the two is going away. Keeping this article up to date is difficult as so much changes every year in the industry in terms of products ...

Rhino Deck Rhino Deck Decking - Consumer ReportsFind out more about the Rhino Deck Rhino Deck decking, including ratings, performance, and pricing from consumer reports. ... RHINO apparently is not interested in making this right is the word we are getting from previous dealers and I see lots of customer reviews on a number of sites, now after the fact. we have been told by dealers, no longer with RHINO that bottom line is: this product was not ever .... If you are going to use composite decking - use the products from [@] etc.

ACQ Southern Yellow Pine Decking - Consumer ReportsVerified Buyer Verified Reviewer. The price of pressure treated (PT) wood is far better than alternative products such as composite, exotic wood and aluminum decking. It is easy to work with and readily available at the big box stores. The PT deck looks beautiful when installed, the challenge is keeping it looking good. Some people leave it untreated or stained and eventually it ages, turns grey and looks worn. However it is still structurally strong and does not decay. After five to tens ...

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Iron Woods IPE Decking Decking - Consumer ReportsVerified Buyer Verified Reviewer. I have had 300 square feet of IPE decking on my back porch for 18 months now in the heat and moisture in the direct sun of south Alabama along the coast. I originally coated the deck with IPE oil and the deck was absolutely beautiful. Over time the deck changes color from the rich deep red-brown color to a weathered grey. This was expected because the wood is very hard and does not accept stain well. It is somewhat of a pain to stain it, you have to ...

LockDry Aluminum Decking Decking - Consumer ReportsWe wished we'd used this and are writing this review to warn anyone considering one of the competitors, Knotwood Aluminium (Aluminum)which IS NOT suitable at all for decking. It might be fine for siding or privacy partitions but you will regret putting in as a flooring surface. It scratches very easily and can not be repaired or touched-up. Scratching easily means it scratches when walking in shoes other than sneakers or if your sneaker has grit in it, sweeping, moving furniture or pets.

Best Wood Stain Buying Guide - Consumer Reports30 Jan 2017 ... The worst looked ratty in less than a year's time. Better for the Environment, and You Today's wood stains have to meet environmental rules that lower volatile organic compounds. VOCs are linked to pollution, smog, and respiratory problems, and can cause headaches and dizziness. Some may even be carcinogenic. Top stains from our tests meet these environmental standards and still looked good after the equivalent of up to three years on a deck. Arsenic and Old ...

Benjamin Moore Arborcoat Solid Deck & Siding / - Consumer ReportsBenjamin moore arborcoat stain. Used on new custom designed rough cut cedar fence in Denver. Prep is critical as per BM guidelines... Use their prep cleaner. Make sure materials are dry when applying as per BM requirements. Used Benjamin Moore Arborcoat translucent stain, applied with airless sprayer and brushed stain into wood... Read complete review ...

Best Siding Buying Guide - Consumer Reports7 Sep 2016 ... New siding can give your home an immediate makeover and help make it easier to sell later. But siding isn't purely decorativeit's also your home's first defense against the elements. Loose or cracked panels or shingles can allow entry to moisture and insects, leading to expensive structural damage. At consumer reports, our testing shows significant performance differences by siding type and brand. Some siding is far less resistant to cracking from impacts in warm ...

Top 72 Reviews and Complaints about Composite Decking21 Dec 2017 ... 72 composite decking consumer reviews and Complaints .... Original review: July 18, 2017. I have tried to get a reasonable response from a representative for decking material. Due to the Class Action Claim I am being provided Select Saddle standard square material. It is obvious that is clearing its inventory of unwanted material and shipping directly to the Claimant without adequate compensation for reputable material, i.e. Pre-Grooved ...