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Composite & synthetic decking source list: where to buy composite decking, plastic deck boards or synthetic decking boards & construction materials.
This article series describes critical safe-construction details for decks and porches, including avoiding deck or porch collapse and unsafe deck stairs and railings. Our page top photo shows several colors of synthetic decking installed at a New York building supply outlet.
Where to Buy Composite & Plastic Decking Materials
Building Supply Stores such as Home Depot & Lowes stock a variety of composite and synthetic decking products including those shown in the photographs above. At left is an image of the Veranda Composite Decking warranty.
Boardwalk solid composite decking with hidden fasteners
and optional railing system
Composite Building Products International
Xtendex hollow composite decking system with optional
Correct Building Products www.correctdeck.com
Solid composite decking with hidden fasteners and
optional railing system
Fiber Composites www.fibercomposites.com
Fiberon solid composite decking and optional railing
Kadant Composites www.geodeck.com
Geodeck hollow composite decking and railing
Kroy Building Products www.kroybp.com
Timberlast solid composite decking with optional hidden
Louisiana-Pacific Corp www.weatherbest.lpcorp.com.
WeatherBest solid composite decking, railings, and
Nexwood Industries Limited www.nexwood.com
Hollow composite decking and railing systems
TenduraPlank solid tongue-and-groove composite flooring
for porches; natural finish or primed for painting
Thermal Industries www.thermalindustries.com
Dream Composite solid tongue-and-groove composite
decking system with optional vinyl railings
TimberTech Limited www.timbertech.com
Floorizon hollow composite decking system, solid
composite decking planks, and optional railing system
Trex Company www.trex.com
Solid composite decking
Weyerhaeuser Building Products www.choicedek.com
ChoiceDeck solid composite lumber and optional railings
Plastic Decking Systems
Kroy Building Products www.kroybp.com
Classic Manor embossed vinyl decking with clip system
L.B. Plastics www.lbplastics.com
Sheerline interlocking vinyl decking system and deck
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