Evergrain Decking Problems in 2005

Evergrain deck Disintegrating - Houzz Sep 13, 2010 ... I was called yesterday by a woman that I built a deck for in 2004 that I used the Evergrain decking product to build and she is having problems too. She said that the first issue is that there is a "black mold" that has developed over the surface of the deck and that the top of the deck is "splintering." I haven't yet...

Synthetic Decking Takes Off - Green Building Advisor JUNE/JULY 2005. FAKE WOOD. NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD. Of the four samples at left, two are wood, and two are not. On the far left is a sample of 's new ... ors, and as shown below, 's. Brasilia decking resembles exotic hardwoods. Textures range from smooth to coarse wood-grain patterns. Some, like EverGrain.

Understanding Composite Decks | Design/Build Decks in Lincoln ... When composite decking first hit the market around 30 years ago; it was trumpeted as the best thing to happen to deck building since decking screws replaced nails. Company advertising promised a new era of nearly indestructible, maintenance free decks that would last your lifetime.

Synthetic Decking Update | Professional Deck Builder | Composite ... Feb 11, 2016 ... Capstock decking was developed as a solution to the well-known problems with first-generation deck boards. ... among them AERT (MoistureShield and ChoiceDek), Tamko (Evergrain), Midwest Manufacturing (UltraDeck), TimberTech (TwinFinish, ReliaBoard, and DockSider), and probably a few others.

Composite Decking vs Wood - A Composite Decking Review,History ... All the big companies, , Azek, Timber Tech and Fiberon, and Wolf, (I am sure I missed a few) now produce decking with a hard plastic shell bonded to the composite board. This makes the .... This is why the composite decking companies try to make their products look like wood–which may well be, part of the problem.

Choosing the Best Composite Decking | BuildingAdvisor Class-action lawsuits have been filed against Fiberon, , TimberTech, Azek (plastic decking) and just about all major manufacturers for fading, color change, ... Despite sporadic problems, most composite decks have performed quite well, especially if the owner has done the basic maintenance of removing piles of wet...

Garbage Into Gold: Inside 's Stunning Turnaround - Forbes Feb 11, 2015 ... Ron Kaplan saved the synthetic-decking pioneer by treating it like a startup. When Ron Kaplan took over as CEO of in January 2008, he knew the composite wood decking company was in a death spiral of quality problems, falling sales and widening losses. The previous year had lost $76 million...

Wood-Plastic Composites: Weathering Quality Issues : Plastics ... Exterior wood-fiber composites like decks and rails haven't lived up to some of the early claims of long, maintenance-free life. .... from an ongoing weatherability study comparing the effects of natural and accelerated aging on the color fastness of its EverGrain compression molded decking (50% wood flour in polyolefin).

Reviews - Corte*Clean I purchased my decking in 2005. At that time I was told it would be maintenance free. Being a great grandma and living alone, that sounded fantastic. The decking would be expensive but worth it. I choose a burgundy color and had it installed. It was great, looked bright and beautiful. I put a child's pool on it and hosed it...