Oct 10, 2017 For solid polyvinyl chloride (PVC)-based decking, the average cost per square foot is $9.48, though buying this material in hollow slats can reduce the cost to With hollow decking, the overall weight is less, and it is possible to use the hollow spaces between the slats of decking to run wiring for lighting or
Jul 24, 2017 Snow load will affect a deck's weight load in a big way. Where I live and work, in the Minneapolis area, we need to build decks to support 50 lbs. per square foot. To support 50 lbs., first consider that 40 lbs. is what we consider “dead load.” Then the remaining 10 lbs. is considered “live load.” That's the
Nov 1, 2007 Cellular PVC decking; Composi-Lok screws; Tigerwood; Substiwood posts; grids for bricks.
Dec 30, 2010 Composite decking consists of wood fibers embedded in a polymer binder. One of the best-known makers is , whose product weighs approximately 60 pounds per cubic foot, so a 12-foot length of 5/4-by-6 weighs 27.5 pounds. Different manufacturers use different formulations and processes,