2 x 6 composite for decks

Two Decks, Many Lessons Professional Deck Builder Codes and

The original decks were framed with 2x6 joists, and I saw no reason for change. The EverGrain installation manual warns that composite decking feels more

Wood vs. Composite Decks - --- - Great Day Improvements

"If using PT wood decking," says Tom, "it's best to use #1 2x6 kiln dried. There is also a wood decking on the market that has reliefs or grooves mortised into the

Cedar vs. PT vs. Composite and 2x6 vs 2x10 - Decksgo

Aug 25, 2014 My 16 x 18 deck needs to be rebuilt. I had three builders come out. Guy #1 says cedar isn't worth the expense. It's too soft; and you can't get

Replacing a Wood Deck with Composite Doesn't Mean Replacing

Mar 19, 2018 Replacing wood deck boards with composite revitalizes the deck and saves By measuring the face, a homeowner can determine if their existing posts A 2×6 joist's centerline will be at the ¾ inch mark on its thinner side.

Decking Decisions This Old House

ChoiceDek and SmartDeck come in 5/4x6 in. and 2x6 in. Recommendations: Typical choices are plain deck boards, like and ChoiceDek, and shaped

Composite Decking 101 - Bob Vila

Composite Decking 101. Long lasting and low maintenance, composite decking is a popular alternative to traditional wood construction. By Michael Franco.