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Some issues with composite decking! | Newtown, CT Patch

Jul 20, 2012 ... Hot surface: Probably the top complaint about composite decking is that it tends to get very hot in direct sunlight. Some surfaces that are ...

Choosing the Best Composite Decking for Hot Temperatures

Gray Composite Deck. There's a common problem with composites, however, that homeowners disdain – they tend to get too hot in direct sun or during ...

Just how Hot will your Deck get? | Professional Deck Builder | Decking ...

Boston-area deck builder Jim Finlay set out 63 synthetic deck samples from six manufacturers in the summer sun and measured how hot they became. ... PT decking, which still stayed cooler than all but a few types of wood-composite decking.

Compare decking materials | Dan's Decks

(The horizontal surfaces that are exposed to direct sunlight are most vulnerable). ... Definition: Composite decking and rail is generally made of material such as ...

Composites Get Cool and Cooler – Building-Products

Jun 1, 2018 ... They go on to say that “composite decking is popular with consumers ... While any dark colored decking absorbs sunlight and can heat-up, ...

The Best Decking for Direct Sunlight Doesn't Fade or Degrade After ...

Mar 7, 2018 ... High-quality composite decking is some of the best decking for direct sunlight. Unlike wood it doesn't fade, turn gray, or splinter exposed to ...

Cool low-maintenance composite decking - Woodland Deck Company

Apr 28, 2017 ... Heat retention in composite decking. ... good on a 65-degree day, but on a 90-degree day with a deck in full sun, you will want to wear flip flops.

How to Choose Composite Decking — The Family Handyman

Simplify shopping for composite decking by weighing the importance of 7 key issues, including budget, sunlight, moisture, appearance, building codes and the ...

All About Composite Decking | This Old House

When the less demanding plastic-composite decking appeared on the scene in the ... Like dark hardwoods, dark composites heat up as they bake in the sun.

Your Ultimate Guide to the 5 Materials That Make a Modern Deck

Jun 6, 2017 ... However, thanks to an explosion of composite lumber, plastic .... of any fading depends greatly upon the deck's exposure to sun, rain and snow.