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What About Timbertech Decking?

February 23, 2016

Timbertech Decking

There are many options when it comes to decking and one option includes composite decking such as Timbertech.

What is Timbertech Decking?

Timbertech decking is a type of composite decking. It is a manufactured substance that stands up to the elements of the outdoors better than that of a natural wood deck.

Composite Decking

Composite decking uses a mixture of wood flour and plastic (usually a 50/50 ratio) to create a low maintenance decking material. Composite decking comes in a variety of colors and has a look similar to real wood. Timbertech’s composite decking has six different products to choose from. Each vary based on price, durability and color choice.

Timbertech Decking

  1. DockSider- as the name suggests, this is a great option for docks and other high traffic public areas that will get a lot of use. It comes in two color options: grey and cedar and includes a 25 year limited warranty.
  2. Legacy- resembles that of a hand-crafted hardwood floor. It comes in four color options: mocha, pecan, Tigerwood, and Ashwood. It also includes a 25 year fade and stain warranty.
  3. Tropical- this option is all about the color and natural wood grain look. The colors include: Antique Palm, Caribbean Redwood, Antigua Gold, and Amazon Mist. These options will give you the look and feel of a tropical paradise. Tropical composite decking also offers a 25 year fade and stain warranty.
  4. TwinFinish- a two-sided composite decking plank offers a slip resistant surface and value for the money. TwinFinish comes in two colors: cedar and grey and also includes a 25 year limited warranty.
  5. Reliaboard- the least expensive option with its flat grain planks. Reliaboard allows a low maintenance deck to be available to consumers for an affordable price point.

Advantages of Composite Decking

There are many advantages to owning a deck made of composite materials which is why it is so popular among homeowners.

Longevity: composite decking lasts a long time compared to wood decks. Wood is susceptible to the outdoor elements such as sun, wind, snow and rain. The weather can leave wood decks faded and worn. Composite decking resists the elements increasing its longevity.

Durability: composite decking resists not only fading and wear, but scratches, splintering and chipping as well. Composite material is made to be durable and to maintain its appearance for years to come. Composite decking is also stain resistant and easy to clean.

Low Maintenance:
composite decking does not need to be painted or sealed like traditional wood decks. Cleaning is also a breeze as they can be hosed off or cleaned easily with soap and water. Composite decking is resistant to mold and mildew as well and with regular cleaning can be kept looking brand new.

Adds Value: decks add value to your home. Decks offer not only a nice aesthetic, but a charming place for entertaining, relaxing or cooking outside. Homes with decks are more sought after and can be sold at a higher price.

Safety: because composite decks are durable and don’t splinter or warp, this provides added safety. Also some types have slip resistant surfaces for added safety and security.

Peace of Mind: because composite decking comes with a warranty, you can rest assure that your deck will be protected if it were to fade or stain.

Why Chose Timbertech?

There are many advantages when choosing Timbertech decking materials. Timbertech is a trusted name in composite decking and offers a variety of styles, colors and pricing to fit almost anyone’s needs.

If you are in the market for a deck and want to learn more about your composite decking options, contact Quaker State, their deck building specialists can assist you with choosing the right deck and accessories to fit your needs.