these guys took all the good ideas from the originators of composite decking and kicked it up a notch. similar insides as capped composite recycled plastic and wood , but no cap. the result is a solid piece of contiguous material, for easy drainage, affordability, and a natural look. depending on the brand, composition and uses vary.
wood-plastic composite board is a major and made of wood wood cellulose, plant cellulose as a base material with a thermoplastic polymer materials plastics and processing aids, etc., and then
there's been an effort to meet customer demand for a decay proof deck material without all the structural dbacks normally associated with aluminum decking. composites are made largely made of recycled plastic products formed into panels similar in size and thickness of wood. composites are far superior to aluminum in insulating qualities.
composite decking is a mix of recycled plastic and wood fibers. the advantages of a composite deck is having a product that will last a long time. while composite materials might cost more than wood, there are definitely positive trade-offs.
composite decking is essentially plastic. some manufacturers use an outer shell of pure polyethylene the same stuff used in water bottles , while others blend the plastic in with the wood flour ground up wood product . plastic is notorious for retaining heat and getting very hot in direct sunlight.
composite decking is becoming the no. 1 decking alternative on the market. here are just a few reasons why you might choose this man-made material over a natural wood deck: easier to maintain: composite wood decking products will not splinter or warp like natural wood planks do. the material is protected and essentially encased in a plastic
we care about every material that goes into our boards. thats why our environmentally friendly products are made from 95% recycled content and can help earn credit in leed green building rating programs. all seven trust wood composite decking and accessories are made with: 25% post-consumer recycled content; 70% pre-consumer recycled