Engineered wood, also called composite wood, man-made wood, or manufactured board, includes a range of derivative wood products which are manufactured by binding or fixing the strands, particles, fibres, or veneers or boards of wood, together with adhesives, or other methods of fixation to form composite materials.
PVC decking is composed entirely of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and contains no wood.[1PVC decking is a more expensive option in the decking industry, but it provides significant fade and stain resistance and lower maintenance requirements compared to other products
PVC is one of the most affordable decking materials available on the market. You needn’t strain financially when you decide to install a deck of this material.
b.Ease of Installation
The decking can be installed easily and quickly. Minimal effort and time is required to install. The lightweight nature of vinyl makes installation easier. This contributes towards a quick turnaround which makes PVC a smart choice for deck construction.
A PVC deck has a long life partly because of its weather-resistant properties. It is moisture resistant, bug resistant and rot resistant. Unlike wooden decks which are susceptible to bug attacks and rot, a PVC deck gives you peace of mind. It does not easily splinter or peel. It also doesn't develop scratches easily.
The low maintenance requirements of PVC make it an ideal material for decking purposes. You don’t have to stain, paint or apply special treatments to protect the material and maintain it in good condition. PVC doesn’t develop stains. It is also easy to clean when necessary. Simply hose down the deck and allow it to dry.
e.Increases Aesthetic Appeal
Finally, a well constructed, colorful PVC deck adds value to your lifestyle. You also get excellent dimensional stability with PVC. This adds to the functionality of the deck. It increases the aesthetic appeal of your exterior décor, which adds value to your home.
PVC decking offers the most significant fade, stain, and mold resistance among decking products. The products are marketed as low-maintenance and are typically easy to clean and maintain. PVC decking typically doesn't require staining, sanding, or painting. It is sometimes partially composed of recycled plastic material, making it an environmentally friendly, efficient use of resources. The product is significantly lighter compared to wood composite products and can be bent and shaped to create custom configurations