Why Do Deck Boards Crack, and How Can You Prevent It?

Outdoor decks are the highlight of many backyards, offering a perfect setting for relaxing, entertaining, and enjoying the outdoors. However, over time, many homeowners notice cracks appearing in their deck boards. These cracks can detract from the beauty of the deck, create safety hazards, and lead to more significant damage if left untreated. Understanding why …

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Which Type of Decking is Stronger? Comparing Composite, Pressure Treated, and Hardwood Decking

When planning a new deck, one of the critical decisions you’ll face is choosing the type of decking material that best suits your needs, budget, and aesthetic preferences. The strength and durability of the decking material are paramount for a long-lasting, safe, and visually pleasing deck. Among the most popular choices are composite decking, pressure-treated …

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TimberTech Decking Pricing in 2024

As we step into 2024, homeowners and builders who are eyeing TimberTech for their decking projects need to brace for a notable change: a price increase. This shift in TimberTech’s pricing isn’t occurring in isolation; it’s a reflection of several broader economic factors. Here’s a look into what’s driving this change and how it impacts …

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Tongue and Groove Composite Decking: An Overview

PVC Porch Decking

When it comes to decking, homeowners and contractors often seek materials that combine aesthetics, durability, and ease of installation. Tongue and groove composite decking has been a popular choice for its seamless look and straightforward installation. However, it’s crucial to understand its characteristics and limitations, especially in comparison to alternatives like PVC tongue and groove …

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What is Composite Wood?

Trex composite wood decking

Composite wood has become a popular choice for many home and commercial construction projects, especially in decking and furniture. But what exactly is composite wood, and how does it differ from traditional wood options? In this post, we’ll explore what composite wood is, what it’s made of and how it compares in cost to pressure-treated …

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The Best PVC Decking: A Deep Dive into TimberTech’s Advanced PVC Decking Lines

TimberTech Glass Railing

When it comes to outdoor decking, PVC stands out as a top choice for its durability, low maintenance, and aesthetic appeal. Among the leading brands, TimberTech’s Advanced PVC decking lines are particularly notable and the brand that we recommend to our customers. In this blog post, we’ll explore the best PVC decking options available, focusing …

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Steel Deck Framing: A Long Lasting Alternative to Traditional Pressure Treated Lumber

steel deck framing

In recent years, there has been a notable shift in the decking industry, with steel deck framing emerging as a popular alternative to traditional pressure-treated lumber. This trend is largely driven by the decreased longevity of new pressure-treated lumber compared to the older versions that contained arsenic. Let’s discuss why steel deck framing is gaining …

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