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What's better: Composite or wood decking? | Ann Arbor Decks

When we resurface a deck we keep the same frame and posts–we just replace the visible deck boards railing and trim. In fact we often replace wood decking with composite decking when we resurface a deck. Keep reading for more information composite and wood decking and view our portfolio for more deck images.

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Seven Trust Decking Installation - Complete Guide! (DIY) | Family

Most PVC and composite products aren’t as rigid as wood so they don’t bridge imperfections in the framing as well. If some of your joists are higher than others you might end up with a wavy surface. Our pros stretch a string across the deck joists to detect high spots and then plane them down with a power hand planer.

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Wood vs Composite Decking Comparison Guide

Deck Costs are per square foot. All costs reflect a pressure-treated wood substructure (Posts and the supporting frame of the deck); Labor on most decks ranges from $3.50-$6.00 per square foot.

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Can You Install Composite Decking Over Wood Decking?

Knowing that installing composite decking over existing wood decking isn't recommended what else can you do if you need to replace it? How to replace your wooden deck If you have an old tired rotting wooden deck instead of building a new composite deck over it and causing further potential issues later on down the line simply replace your

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How to Properly Resurface an Old Deck - Composite Decking by

So when it comes time to resurfacing or replacing an existing deck with composite decking keep in mind that some additional framing may be necessary. The good news for homeowners is that unlike most composites DuraLife's hardwood composite decking products can be installed between 20”O.C. (on-center) at 90° to 16” O.C. at 45°.

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Can You Install Composite Decking Over Wood Decking?

If you install your new composite deck on top of these boards the wooden decking beneath will continue to degrade and will eventually cause your new composite deck to collapse. In reality taking a short cut and installing composite decking over a wooden deck can actually cause you more problems and cost you more money later down the line.

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