Mar 2, 2017 . Insect Repellent. Bug repellent is a must for most areas of the country. Unfortunately, it causes stains when it contacts PVC decking. The problem is especially acute with repellents containing DEET
It is considered a hybrid material as it combines a PVC outer shell with composite decking. . the Netherlands have discouraged the use of PVCs not for these additives, but because the manufacturing and disposal of PVC creates emission problems and, when burned, PVC produces carcinogenic fumes
If you live in a region plagued by 100-degree summers, PVC decks will likely give you a hot foot. Wood and composite decking materials warm up when the temperatures move into the 90s, but PVC decks can actually turn painfully hot for bare feet. The problem is aggravated if the deck is receiving full sunshine rather than..
Jul 27, 2009 . Composite Decking Problems & Recalls. 13 Replies. If you read this blog on a regular basis, you know that I am not a fan of composite decking. After all, there's a good reason why this blog is called the Ipe Decking Blog!. However, despite my own personal reasons, if you conduct your own research into..
Jan 9, 2011 . I am having a deck built in January (Design, deposit, etc is already done). Right now I am slated to have XLM Sandridge (color chosen due to some performance issues with the darker colors) decking and White Radiance Rail. From what I have read here, I went with a Premier..
Feb 6, 2013 . Dealers accounted for two-thirds of the sales of composite decking and railing products in 2010, Principia says. Its recent survey of dealers . Royal Building Products' new Zuri PVC decking falls within this group. Its PVC substrate is . Now that those are coming in, it's a problem, he says. At the same time,..