People ask how hot will their deck get this summer. I measured 63 synthetic deck samples in 16 product groups, with some surprising results….How hot a deck feels is a function of its surface temperature and its thermal conductivity.Read More
Are you confused about deck construction terms? Don’t know a trellis from lattice? I can help you speak like a contractor. Oh, cross that out. Make it: “Speak to a contractor.”Read More
You loved your pressure treated deck when new,..but you have not treated it for years. And now it looks like this…What should you do? You have 3 alternatives:…Read More
SYNTHETIC DECKS: No Maintenance, Low Maintenance, Mo’ Maintenance – What care will your synthetic deck need?
Synthetic decking manufacturers promise “Low Maintenance” — but what does “low” mean? Will you have to scrub your deck once a month or just hose it off once a year?…There are 4 threats to your deck…In summary, you have two choices..Read More