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Composite Vs. Vinyl Decking : 5 Ways Vinyl Decking Can Let You Down

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Decks in Maryland, Screen Porch, Decks and Patios, Screen Porch Tips, Deck Building Questions, Screen Porch in Maryland, Deck Maintenance, deck questions, low-maintenance decking, deck topics, porch topics, screen porch products, deck boards, decking questions, Deck Care, decks in Washington, D.C., Porch and Deck Care, Trex Decking, Trex, Screened Porch in Virginia, home improvement, building a deck, screened porch in Washington, DC, custom deck

James Moylan

Thursday, January 16, 2020

If you’re thinking about putting in a new deck, it’s understandable if you’re overwhelmed. With so many material options, price points, colors, styles, and other factors to consider, it can quickly become confusing. One of the main places homeowners get stuck is on this issue of vinyl (or PVC) versus composite decking boards.

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Decking Comparison: Trex Deck Boards Vs. Wood

Posted in: low-maintenance decking, deck topics, deck boards, Trex Decking, Trex, SCREENEZE, SCREENEZE screening system, rooftop decks, Tile Decks, kitchen design, Zuri decks in Maryland, Zuri decks in Virginia, cooking outdoors, AZEK, Fiberon, Fiberon Horizon, Archatrak, deck pavers, Screen Room, Georgetown, screened porch in Washington, DC, Screened Porch, Screened-in Porch, round deck, curved deck, rooftop deck design

James Moylan

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

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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.

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Low-Voltage Lighting in 2019: 6 Considerations for Outdoor Living Spaces

Posted in: outdoor living, outdoor living spaces, deck add-ons, porch add-ons, Trex Decking, Trex, Outdoor Lighting

James Moylan

Friday, March 01, 2019

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Once you have the bones of your outdoor living space, low-voltage lighting is one of the most elegant and visually stunning finishing touches you can add. While this option has been a popular choice among homeowners for quite a while now, here are the major considerations to keep in mind if you’re looking to create or to renovate an outdoor space in 2019.

What Types of Trex Deck Boards Does Trex Make?

Posted in: Deck Building Questions, deck boards, Trex Decking, Trex

James Moylan

Monday, March 06, 2017

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What Are the Different Trex Decking Offerings for 2017?

Trex Company offers a wide variety of decking products, including railings, lighting, outdoor furniture, and more. Today, however, we’re just looking to focus on the actual decking boards and the variety of options within those products lines. To that end, we’ll be examining the Transcend, Enhance, and Select composite decking boards.

4 Ways Trex Composite Decking is Environmentally Friendly

Posted in: deck topics, deck boards, decking questions, Trex Decking, Trex, green decking

James Moylan

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Are Trex Deck Boards Environmentally Friendly by 2017 Standards?

As people become increasingly enamored with sustainable and environmentally friendly products, there is a growing interest in finding suitable alternatives to natural wood products. Nowhere is this more evident than in the low-maintenance decking industry, and Trex Company is leading the way with green products and earth-friendly manufacturing processes.