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Composite Deck Failure - YouTube10 Nov 2011 ... The composite materials do expand and contract just like timber

Wood vs. Composite Decks - --- - Great Day ImprovementsSo what can you do to minimize the damage? Homeowners with pets and those that plan to use the deck a lot should ask about scratch resistant materials. Decks built in direct sunlight may fade over time; consider materials that include UV protection if you don't plan to cover the space with some type of patio cover. Composite boards will expand and contract when the temperature fluctuates; to help combat potential damage from this, hire a professional to lay the boards so they don't ...

FAQ - Fencing, the Composite Alternative to Wood & VinylTrue privacy is hard to obtain because the expansion of the material at higher temperatures requires the pickets to be gapped during installation. The gap becomes even more pronounced when the temperatures drop and the material contracts. A board-on-board (overlapping picket) design could be used but that creates additional expense and still won't fully close gaps if the boards warp. Because backer rails are usually exposed on one side of the fence, determining which side will ...

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OUTDURE | Composite decking expansion and contractionExpansion and contraction and butt joint details. With proper installation and care, OUTDURE's ECO-DECKING will provide years of outdoor living pleasure. To ensure your ECO-DECKING is installed correctly, carefully read and understand the following information on. Expansion and contraction. Butt joint details. Instructions have been prepared to ensure your deck looks great now and in years to come. Failure to follow these instructions may result in unsatisfactory installation and ...

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