What is vinyl decking?

What is vinyl decking?

Vinyl, also known as polyvinyl chloride (PVC), is a decking material that is made of high-density plastic. This material never splinters and is relatively low maintenance. Unlike composite decking, however, it is difficult to achieve a natural look with vinyl decking material.

What is Duradek made of?

What is vinyl decking? Vinyl decking is a low maintenance waterproof decking option constructed of PVC (polyvinyl chloride).

How much does it cost to install Duradek?

The cost to Have Duradek installed varies depending on factors such as size, amount of detail, whether or not plywood needs to be installed or if the deck needs to be sloped etc. An approx. cost would be between $12 – $14 per sq. Ft.

How do you maintain Duradek?

Cleaning Your Duradek Deck Use warm water and a stiff broom, scrubbing in a circular motion to loosen the dirt. Then simply spray with a garden hose (under pressure) to wash away the loose dirt and flush thoroughly with clean water.

Is vinyl or composite better?

When comparing artificial decking materials, PVC comes out on top as the deck boards that are less susceptible to the scratches that damage composite boards. Plus, while any material left in the sun will show fading, vinyl is also better protected against color fading than composite. More resistant to color fading.

Is vinyl more expensive than composite?

While actual costs will vary greatly from project to project, composite decking has shown costs of 2 to 5 times more than decks built from pressure treated wood, and nearly twice as much as a deck protected with PVC Vinyl.

Is Duradek slippery?

Duradek vinyl is textured for slip-resistance, but with a layer of ice on top, it can be as slippery as any other pedestrian surface. We want you to safely enjoy your deck all year, so rest assured you can use a variety of snow and ice melting solutions on it without concern.

Is Duradek a PVC?

There are 2 general types of PVC decks available in today’s market; PVC deck membranes, like Duradek and PVC (or Composite PVC) deck boards. All Duradek Ultra PVC membranes have approvals as a Pedestrian Traffic Membrane.

Why is Duradek so expensive?

The Price You Pay for Your Deck While the cost of material contributes to this difference, a lot of the extra cost is attributed to labor. The composite decking boards have less strength than regular wood and have a tendency to sag or bow, so the supporting joists must be placed closer together.

Does Duradek scratch?

Duradek vinyl decks are safe for pets and provide them with secure, slip resistant footing. Composite decks tend to be scratch resistant, not scratch proof, meaning if Fido tears across the deck after a squirrel, there’s a good chance he will leave a trail of destruction.

Is azek better than vinyl?

AZEK decking performs beautifully as a wood deck alternative, although it is not considered composite decking. AZEK decks are made from polyvinyl chloride, or PVC, which is the same material used in vinyl siding. AZEK decking is known for its exceptional strength, durability, and low maintenance.

What is durduradek?

Duradek system of waterproofing decks, flat roof decks and balconies. it’s all in the details. Our network of professional installers is armed with our 40+ years experience in waterproof detailing techniques.

What is duradek decking?

DURADEK™ – The Original Vinyl Decking since 1974 for the most proven, long-lasting waterproof performance. DURARAIL™ – Attractive, durable and low maintenance Aluminum Railing Systems for any of your guardrail needs.

What is the warranty for durduradek ultra?

Duradek Ultra comes with a 15-year waterproofing warranty that has 3 levels of protection – Waterproofing, Appearance, and Workmanship. Our warranty is available for you to review in its entirety.

What is duradek’s responsibility for errors in design or engineering?

Note: As a supplier of finished product only, Duradek does not assume responsibility for errors in design, engineering, or dimensions. The architect, engineer, specifier, contractor or owners’ representative must verify all dimensions, sizes, and suitability of details, and are in accordance with governing building codes.