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The Blog - Traditional Composites Versus High-Performance

Feb 27, 2014 Understanding the difference between early-generation composite decking and new high-performance decking is an important factor in understanding how composite decking has evolved in recent years and what you can expect from different kinds of composite decking. There is one benefit all 【Get Price】

Overview Composite Decking by DuraLife

DuraLife Composite Dock & Boardwalk planks are heavy-duty and designed to excel in both commercial and residential marine applications. Perfect for Docks, Floats, or Boardwalks. It's Your Choice. We Just Make it With no exposed wood fibers on the surface maintenance and cleaning is easy. We guarantee all 【Get Price】

Backyard Style: Floating Decks - Decks & Docks Lumber Co.

To complete your unique floating deck, you'll need to decide what type of material you want your deck to be made from. Decks & Docks carries wood, composite, and plastic boards for you to choose from. Check out this post if you aren't sure of the differences. 【Get Price】

Dock Builders Supply - Dock Float Calculations

EXAMPLE #2: A 12' by 12' floating dock constructed with 2" x 8" framing and 5/4" x 6" composite decking would be calculated as follows: 12x12= 144 square feet x 31 = 4464 lbs of buoyancy required. In this example, you can use 4 of the DF-486012 (48" x 60" x 12" floats with 1190 lbs of buoyancy each) which yield a total 【Get Price】

How to Build a Floating Deck - The Roots Espresso

A floating deck, or freestanding deck, can add visual appeal to your backyard as well as increasing the space available for outdoor dining, entertaining or just relaxing outside. Caitlin Ketcham of the blog Desert Domicile included a beautiful floating deck in her amazing total backyard makeover, part of our Patio Style 【Get Price】

Does Plastic Decking Float? eHow

Plastic decking is used in place of traditional wood deck material. Made by a number of manufacturers, the decking is usually a composite of byproducts, such as fly ash and wood, and recycled plastic. Some brands are pure plastic with no other additives. The advertised advantages of plastic decking include resistance to 【Get Price】

Your Complete Guide to Dock Decking Choices ShoreMaster

Feb 27, 2014 Sure, the dock frames, legs, or flotation are the foundation of any dock system, but without the decking they are simply potential, unrealized. If the dock frame and its frame decking on their dock. It is important to note that wood decking will require more maintenance than aluminum or composite decking. 【Get Price】

Build Your Own Floating Dock: 3 Steps

Jul 24, 2015 My friend Bruce built this wood floating dock from a floating dock kit by It was easy to build and he saved a lot of money doing it himself. Now he has easier access to the water from his standing dock and can use the floating dock for swimming, launching kayaks, canoes or accessing 【Get Price】

Tips and Ideas on How To Build a Floating Deck - The Roots Espresso

Perhaps the most striking feature of Kristin Jackson's recent backyard makeover is the island deck– or floating deck– she and her husband built. It's a pleasant We knew we wanted to use Veranda Composite Decking as the deck floor. This meant The extra effort up front will guarantee a level and secure deck in the end. 【Get Price】