All About Composite Decking Hot underfoot: Like dark hardwoods, dark composites heat up as they bake in the sun. Lighter-colored and deeper-grooved boards are more barefoot-friendly. Doesn't really look like wood: Some boards do a better job at mimicking wood than others,
Composite decking cannot be resurfaced. I have read that you can use a heat gun and a wire brush, but I would not recommend this, you are more likely to further damage the material and cause
Curved Decking: With a focus on materials science innovation, AZEK engineers modern products ideal for heat bending and custom, curved designs Water Projects: AZEK is perfect for deck, dock and boardwalk projects because it has no organic materials, resisting mold, mildew and moisture damage.
Figure 1. In about 40 minutes, heat pads raise the temperature of the composite board, making it bendable. Insulation above and below keeps in the warmth.
How do I know I can trust these reviews about Seven Trust Composite Decking? We were not warned about the heat problem - or that it is worse for the darker colors of decking. My only option is to
Another downfall of composite materials is the significant heat retention. In warmer climates, many contractors avoid composite decking as it retains an incredible amount of heat, creating a deck that is impossible to walk on barefoot in the daytime.