water absorption under decking

How To Tell If Your Deck Needs To Be Stained - Olympic.Com

Mar 1, 2016 ... Wondering if your deck is due for wood stain? The water absorption test only takes ten minutes and will tell you if it's time for a new coat of...

Composite Decking - BuildSite

Decking. EverNew® PT composite decking is installed with ... continuous net free area under the deck surface ... To prevent excessive water absorption, an.

Synthetic Decking | Remodeling | Decking, Products, Remodeling ...

Jun 10, 2008 ... Realistic expectations about the performance of synthetic decking ... “creep,” the tendency for materials to deflect over time under a load, ... Manufacturing may also have a bearing on a board's potential for water absorption,...

Specifying Decking for High-Moisture Exposure Applications ...

Moisture exposure is a leading cause of deck deterioration, whether from ... any exposed wood fibers are still susceptible to moisture absorption, which can lead...

Finishes and deck moisture - Professional Deck Builder Forums

The main effect of the moisture (vapor pressure) below the deck would be to ... very few finishes do much more than inhibiting water absorption.

The 3 Biggest Problems Affecting Hardwood Decking

Sep 2, 2014 ... Since we like to enjoy sunny days on our decks, let's minimize the moisture under the deck. The first step is to adequately pitch the drainage to...

What Can Harm a Deck - Deck Doctor

What Can Harm a Deck. ... NO WOOD TYPE OR SPECIES is immune to the damaging effects of water absorption and sun exposure. ... layer is permanently damaged, and must be removed to get to the sound, healthy layers underneath.

composite decking - Timco Wood

moisture absorption. To achieve ... If adequate ventilation is not adhered to, the moisture underneath the deck is likely to cause swelling, eg. expansion, cupping.

Moisture-Resistant Decking: How Composite Materials Beat ...

May 11, 2017 ... With unprotected composite decking, this moisture gets absorbed into ... to apply deck sealer from below is generally a messy and ineffective...