decks with fake wood

High-Tech Decks This Old House

Building with nonwood decking can change that. This durable and low-maintenance alternative to wood will never split or rot and requires no paint or finish. Made from either recycled milk jugs and grocery bags or new plastics like vinyl, it accounts for 10 percent of the $3 billion-plus spent each year on residential deck boards and railings. Colors are mixed into the material, from white to dark to faux wood grain. Textures range from smooth to rough. Some types are solid and heavy,  【Get Price】

Synthetic Decking-The Benefits and Drawbacks of Artificial Wood

The decking specialists at Cary NC's Garuda decks Inc, has put together the benefits and drawbacks of choosing synthetic wood. We at Garuda decks specialize in outdoor yard construction, and we have put together some of the most notable advantages and disadvantages to constructing with synthetic wood. Here are some of our findings. Perhaps at a distance, one might not be able to tell, but up close, there is no denying that fake wood is exactly that fake. Hardware-  【Get Price】

Plastic Deck Lumber: An Alternative to Wood - The Spruce

15 Feb 2017 durable this material is plus the fact that it's 100% recyclable, I don't exactly love the way it looks. In some cases, it can be downright hideous, but in others, it looks pretty decent from a distance. The problem with plastic deck lumber is that the molded wood grain pattern is too perfect and consistent to look real. Why pretend to be something you are not? Fortunately, plastic lumber is available in a variety of textures, and it's possible to avoid the fake-wood wood effect. 【Get Price】

Composite Decking That Looks Like Real Wood: The Best Looking

25 May 2017 As a builder, many of my clients ask me to create decks for them that are as low maintenance as possible. with that in mind, my choice for decking material is very often composite decking. Once I suggest composite, it isn't uncommon to have clients ask, “Isn't it fake and strange looking?” or, “Doesn't it feel kind of funny?” People simply love the look and feel of wood for a variety of good reasons: aesthetic, tactile, and psychological. The first generation of composite  【Get Price】