Trex Reaches Historic Milestone

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James Moylan

Thursday, January 14, 2021

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We here at Design Builders love Trex! We regularly install their products in our Washington, DC; Virginia; and Maryland outdoor living projects. There are numerous reasons the company has had so much success, so it’s little surprise to hear they’ve recently reached an important and significant milestone.

What Is New for Trex in 2020?

Posted in: Trex Decking, Trex

James Moylan

Friday, February 07, 2020

If you’re a builder or contractor, it’s very likely you’re familiar with Trex products. If you consistently install Trex in your residential and commercial projects, you might even have achieved TrexPro, TrexPro Gold, or TrexPro Platinum status. If that’s the case, you will be especially excited to learn all about what’s new for Trex in 2020.

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Big Changes for Trex Installers in 2020

The designations of “TrexPro,” “TrexPro Gold,” and “TrexPro Platinum” will still stand. Even after the changes in 2020, Platinum will still be considered the highest level of recognition an independent contractor can achieve, and earning Gold or Platinum status will still be possible by meeting an installation volume threshold.

Trex composite products : composite railing vs. vinyl

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James Moylan

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

With high-end decking, it’s very common to also have beautiful, durable, well-crafted railings. As with decking, though, there can be an overwhelming number of options. This applies to both styles and material. If you’re currently weighing your options between composite railing and PVC, consider these pros and cons of the two material types:

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Trex Composite Decking and the Ideal Customer

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James Moylan

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Trex is one of the most recognizable and distinguished names in the composite decking world, and if you’re thinking about giving your exterior living space a revamp, you very well may be considering whether Trex is right for you and your home. With that in mind, we discuss today who makes for the ideal Trex customer!

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The 5 Kinds of Ideal Trex Customer

  1. Anyone Looking for Low-Maintenance Materials

In many cases, one of the most time-consuming and difficult aspects of an outdoor space is the maintenance. Wood decks, for example, require frequent painting or staining to protect them from the elements and to prolong the life and visual appeal of the boards. General maintenance can also include sanding or even replacing rotten or compromised boards.

Decking Comparison: Trex Deck Boards Vs. Wood

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James Moylan

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Decking Material: How Does Trex Stand Up Against Wood?

If you’re looking into various decking material options, it’s a good bet you already have wood on your radar. But what about composite materials, such as Trex? Between wood and Trex, which option is the right fit for your outdoor living space? The answer obviously depends on each individual customer’s needs and preferences, and with that in mind, take the following four factors into consideration before making your final choice.