does composite decking expand and contract on wood

Composite decking is a great alternative to traditional wood decking but does have some limitations. Composite decking cannot be used as structural material. This means that any load bearing area will need to be framed and supported before the composite material can be attached. 【Get Price】

Composite decking is a great choice vs. wood for a variety of reasons. People choose wood plastic composite (WPC) or even plastic lumber (PL) over wood because they want the finished project to ... 【Get Price】

Composite decking requires minimal upkeep and can last between 25 and 30 years. On average plastic decking has a similar lifespan to composite decking and can last nearly 30 years. Geographic location and weather patterns can play a role in its lifespan since plastics can expand contract and crack with extreme weather conditions. 【Get Price】

Does composite decking expand and contract too? The short answer is - yes but only a little bit and it shouldn't cause the same kinds of issues that you see in real wood boards. Unlike real wood DeckPlus composite decking never needs to be stained or sealed to keep the water out. 【Get Price】