SYNTHETIC DECKS: No Maintenance, Low Maintenance, Mo ..23 Aug 2010 . What can happen to a deck that requires maintenance? There are several threats: Color Fading has almost disappeared (pardon the expression). The sun's Ultra-violet rays can bleach the color from wood and from the earlier, “first generation” composite decking. But almost all manufacturers now make.
Synthetic Decking | Professional Deck Builder | Composite Materials ..1 Nov 2007 . Composite decking isn't bulletproof, however. The wood component can make these boards susceptible to mold, mildew, and under the right conditions, decay. And it still needs regular cleaning. "It's not a no-maintenance product but it's definitely low-maintenance," says Nicole Stark, a research chemical.
Wood Decking or Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) Decking ..13 Jan 2012 . Natural wood and wood plastic composites (WPC) are 2 common types of decking materials used in the Singapore market today. . On another fire spread test report by Nicole M. Stark of USDA Forest Service (Forests Products Laboratory), it is also concluded that "composites containing more than 60.