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Composite Decking

All About Composite Decking

What is Composite Decking and Why Do I Need It?

Composite decking is made up of waste wood and recycled plastic which yields many benefits for the homeowner. With its sleek look, feel, long lifespan, and zero maintenance, it’s popularity is continuously rising in homes all across America.

In addition to ZERO maintenance, here are a few other reasons to go with Install America for your composite deck:

  • We offer a wide variety of colors & textures to match your style
  • No need to restain and reseal your deck. Our products last forever, and that’s a guarantee!
  • No splinters!
  • Resistant to moisture, rotting and fading (the main weakness of pressure treated lumber)
  • Slip-resistant
  • No warping (when properly installed)
  • Long lifespan (get the best warranty in the industry when you choose Install America)



Now that you know the benefits of composite decking, it’s time to start considering your options. First off, you should know that there are a few different types of composite decking board profiles to choose from:


Slotted. These boards have grooves along both sides that allow for hidden fasteners to fit into place.

Solid. These boards can be face-fastened or edge-fastened and have two usable sides.

Open Flange. Lightweight, but still stiff, these boards only allow for hidden fasteners.

Scalloped. These boards are very similar to the solid boards but have only one usable side.

Hollow. These are similar to the solid boards, but are stiffer and significantly lighter.


Many different colors are also obtainable. If you’re looking for a nice deck with some blue accent boards, that’s an option! Green? You got it. Red? Duh. Awesome, right?


So What Does It All Cost?

Let’s design your deck together and get you an exact price that’s good for 12 months! Of course, this is no cost to you and no obligation. So what are you waiting for? Just get in touch to start your dream deck today!

By: bsutherland
In: Decks

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