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Do’s and Don’ts of Composite Decking

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Do’s and Don’ts of Composite Decking

Now when you are planning to have a composite decking to be constructed outside your house then you must do check and follow your local building codes and guidelines in your area so that you will have no problems at a later time, most especially when your composite decking is already done or almost done, you do not want that to happen. You actually need to check it before even planning out any details of your composite decking like how big is it going to be, the colour, the shape, what furniture you would put on it, just to save you from the heartbreak, just make sure that you check with them first before anything else.

Another thing that you need to keep in mind is when you want to have a deck outside your house is that you do need to consider if the deck that you are planning is accessible to the house entrance or accessible to your house as simple as that. Now you actually need to consider the accessibility of the entrance of your house from the deck because you don’t want to destroy or create another wall just to have a deck, you need to check on that one since it would be costly, especially if the wall that you are considering to destroy just to have the deck has electrical wirings, then you need to rewire them, and then that would be another fee for the electrician. Also, sometimes, you might need another carpenter who can put up another wall.

Also, one thing that you need to do is to check or compare decking construction prices from where you are since there are different factors to consider when you putting up composite decking. So If you are looking for one then canvassing might also give you an idea of what you really want to have in a composite decking, like the shape, colour and possible texture, which would actually have possible different prices from the decking construction companies since, most likely they have other ways in getting their resources, tools, and their employees which could definitely affect their pricing about the construction.

Now when you already have your composite decking constructed, you need to take care of it and one thing that you need to always keep in your mind in order to take proper care of your newly constructed composite decking is that when cleaning it, you should not and never use acetone or any highly concentrated cleaning solution because it can definitely damage the coating of the composite boards of your deck and you actually do not want that to happen. Now if you accidentally use acetone or any highly concentrated cleaning solvent then there is a tendency that the coating will fade and as well as the colour of the board even though if composite boards are fade resistant, well due to the chemical that was poured in to the board or boards, it can really damage the board and guess what? It can also take you out from the warranty of the board.

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