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The Problems with Composite Decking | The Craftsman Blog

They are not universal products … some of the composite products will not work with typical 16″ spacing when replacing a wood deck — especially one that’s not firm to begin with. If you are doing a composite — read the specifications and installation instructions.【Get Price】

Composite Deck Boards on Top of Wood Deck Saves on Install

Cleveland member James Burghart’s aging deck had become plagued with dirt and splinters. So in 2011 he decided to update some of the materials. Burghart had the lumber on the deck surface steps and rail caps replaced with a synthetic material. “It’s not really a new deck but it’s definitely more attractive” he says.【Get Price】

Replacing Deck Boards - The Family Handyman

If you want a close match between old and new deck boards you’ll have to match the species of wood. This is tricky because weathered deck boards look alike. Remove a board cut it with a circular saw and smell the wood to identify the species. Pressure-treated pine has a sweet smell cedar an aromatic smell and redwood a more pungent smell.【Get Price】