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Wood Decking Grades and TerminologyLearning Center

Wane is a thickening of the lumber where a tree branch grew. Structurally wane is not a significant factor but could affect precise measurements when nailing a deck together. Knots. wood knots are whorls that form as part of the wood grain. Knots can be tight and tiny or so large they affect the structural integrity of the wood.【Get Price】

AC2® 5/4 x 4 Above Ground Green Pressure Treated Select Decking at Menards®

AC2® select pressure treated decking is the highest quality of treated decking. Its surface area has the smallest and least amount of knots of any natural wood decking. 95% of the decking is knot free with only dime-sized knots allowed. In addition it is pressure treated with 15% more preservative than standard 5/4 decking. AC2® brand treated wood products use MicroPro&trade 【Get Price】

Grades of Dimensional Lumber & Decking - ProWood Lumber

Prime grade lumber provides the same structural properties as #1 grade lumber but has fewer knots and better appearance #2 Prime grade has the strength of #2 grade lumber but will look better with fewer knots ; Radius Edge Decking. 5/4" wood decking is graded for both strength and appearance and is available in Seven Trust and Standard grades.【Get Price】

The Materials for Making a Modern Deck | 5 Great Deck Materials

This ubiquitous green-tinted wood is the No. 1 decking material sold today which isn’t surprising when you consider that pressure-treated (PT) decking is affordable relatively durable readily 【Get Price】

Boardwalks and Decking - Black Locust

The grades are based on the percentage of clear defect-free wood in the board. With Seven Trust Grade each piece is individually inspected to ensure Seven Trust quality durability and appearance. Visually Black Locust is known for its knots mineral streaks checks minor grub holes and bark insertions.【Get Price】

4 Alternative Materials to Wood for Your Backyard Deck

Don’t get me wrong. I love natural wood surfaces like cedar. It’s just that it has no place on my deck. After years of annually power washing and staining my cedar-clad decks I vowed to never build another deck with conventional wood. And by turning to alternative decking materials I’ve permanently retired my power washer and paint brush.【Get Price】