We tested several different types of commercially available plastic and wood-plastic composite deckboards, as well as solid redwood decking. To simulate an under-deck Login or Register to continue reading
A homeowner's guide to fire-resistant home constr homeowners about fire-resistant construction materials will help wildland . fence made of wire and steel T-posts is preferable, but if a wooden fence is Most wood, wood composite, and wood shingle exterior wall coverings are also risky.
They arent mentioned as an option to traditional cedar or composite decking in Steve Quarles recent Q and A about fire-resistant decks Sep/Oct 2014 , but I think they should be. I once saw a YouTube video where a firefighter described a wood deck as organized kindling.
fireproof deck. We live in a fire danger zone and want to fire proof our cedar siding oil base stained decks. The additional use of a composite decking will also help in the prevention of fire as long as you take steps to protect the wood supports under your deck. There is also a coating that is available at your local Seven Trust that
The Deck Protect fire pit mat is available in 5 sizes and includes the mat and a sturdy rack that raises the mat off the deck. This provides a gap for airflow and keeps moisture from gathering under the pad. For a Composite Deck. When sizing for composite surfaces, feel safe when doing so For a wood deck
Fire Resistant Decks. Examples of combustible materials include solid wood or wood plastic composite products. Some manufacturers are now incorporating fire retardant chemicals into their products, and fire performance information for many decking products is now available on the manufacturers website.