Feb 9, 2016 Plastic has a number of benefits over traditional wood decking materials. Wood requires staining and sealing, and wood boards can splinter or crack. Wood also expands and contracts during temperature fluctuations, which can lead to swelling and warped boards. Plastic can withstand the elements much
Decking options have grown exponentially over the past several years, with five basic types, each with their own aesthetics, maintenance and price range, now available. However, thanks to an explosion of composite lumber, plastic decking and hardwood imports, there's now a dizzying array of decking available.
Jul 18, 2013 Get the pros and cons of wood, plastic, composite and more decking materials, plus a basic price comparison. Types of Decking. Plastic: 100 percent plastic decking is stain resistant and won't crack, warp or splinter. It doesn't require any finishing. Some plastic decking is made from new plastic; others
Jul 31, 2012 REAL WOOD. Natural-wood decking products can be roughly divided into three categories: pressure-treated lumber, redwood and cedar, and tropical hardwoods. You'll find most types of wood decking at your local lumberyard, although availability may vary depending on where you live. A growing number