life of decking wood

10 Things to Know Before Building Your Deck

When old decks get rickety, it's often due to failing fasteners, not the wood. Low-quality screws will corrode, discolor your deck, and eventually shorten your deck's life. Use stainless-steel (shown) or coated screws made specifically for pressure-treated wood. These screws will resist corrosion and extend your deck's lifespan

Deck Lumber - Bayou City Lumber

Most homeowners can expect a deck lifespan of 15 to 20 years if resealed every other year. Pressure Treated Decking. This is generally the most economical deck lumber choice as treated decking tends to cost less than both cedar and composite decking at most lumberyards. However, be sure to select pressure treated..

Timber Decking, high performance wood for decking - Accoya Wood

A high performance wood for decking will stay flat and not warp, split, swell or be affected by fungi, water uptake or rot. It is also crucial that the wood is non-toxic and therefore totally safe for people and pets. Accoya's long life wood for decking meets every one of these exacting requirements. View all our projects which..

Wood vs. Composite Decks - --- - Great Day Improvements

I'm pleased to report our wooden deck should continue to stand for years. Open answer? asked Tom Edger, general manager of Great Day Improvements in Bensalem, PA, when I asked him this question. (Which material you use) depends on the budget and the client. As with most things in life, both wood and composite..

Composite Decking: Does It Really Stack Up? | Deck Talk

Aug 10, 2014 . They help protect wood from the gradual degradation from moisture, fungus, and insects. These deck protecting agents are effective, but have to be reapplied, typically every other year. There is no lifetime protection for a wood deck. But reapplying a protective barrier every other year or annually depending..