18 Jul 2013 . Get the pros and cons of wood, plastic, composite and more decking . "The plastic layer surrounding the composite holds heat," Jellema says. . Composite or plastic decking can be twice as expensive as wooden . Outdoor Products Outdoor Furniture Outdoor Decor Outdoor Grills . Sign Up to Comment.
16 Sep 2013 . The final cost for 20 six-packs of 6∪ tongue-and-groove planks worked out to be $297 (at $0.94 per square foot). . Thankfully our entire sunroom's exterior is wood, which has held up well .. fans that we'll be installing, this little shady retreat from the deck will .. Love John Cusack holding up the paint can.
Decking Installation Tips: how to install twisted deck boards / floors, notch . Smashing up the tongue or grooves of a deck board can make it impossible to . Hold the pressure on the board until the fasteners are installed. . This type of decking is installed beginning at the outside edge of the deck, working toward the house.
Decks and Porches Need to Stand Up to the Weather. . Traditionally, however, porches have had tongue-and-groove flooring. . A way around the problem is to hold decking back from the edge, installing it over an extra 2x ledger. .. Framing materials, connectors, and fasteners that can handle outdoor conditions are vital.
From tongue in groove decking to traditional pine to exotic woods - you have many choices. . Note however, that different species of SYP will take stain a little differently. . wood porch flooring and is believed to be the best wood for exterior use. .. Get up to 4 free contractor estimates for work you professional need done
19 Sep 2013 . Wet places and wood can be a match made in design heaven 〞 see . especially if you're using planks instead of a tongue and groove material. . the base coat with oil (it's smelly, so do it outside) and make sure the . were it not for the soaring rafters and V-joint roof decking above. . Sign Up to Comment.