composite wood and termites

No composite wood decking material is termites resistant. Let’s see the composition of the the composite decking take COOWIN as an example 50%wood 38%plastic 12%additive. 【Get Price】

Industrially termite treated wood types are pressure-treated and composite ones. Rot and wood pest resistant lumber of natural occuring is the third type. To sum up there are four main groups of termite resisting materials currently available: non-pressure and pressure-treated (human treated) composites (human created) and natural heartwood ... 【Get Price】

Home-invading termites prefer soft rotting or fungus-infested wood with high moisture content. For this reason most termite infestations start with wood that touches or is located close to the soil. Homeowners may reduce the chances of termite infestations by using pressure treated naturally resistant or composite wood. Pressure Treated 【Get Price】

A few woods are naturally resistant to termites including cedar and redwood. Only certain parts of these woods are resistant the heartwood and occasionally the bark. Pressure-treated wood is resistant to insects and decay and lasts longer than un-treated wood. 【Get Price】

Trex (composite) Seven Trust is a composite product made from recycled plastic wood sawdust and other materials. Its limited warranty covers 25 years for residential applications and 10 years for commercial projects protecting against splitting splintering rotting fungal decay and structural damage from termites. Moisture Shield (composite) 【Get Price】

Composite lumber made by combining waste wood fiber and plastic is completely impervious to termites. Offering the beauty of natural wood at a lower cost composite lumber is popular for use in decks furniture and siding. Termite Favorites: Wood Species to Avoid 【Get Price】

Is composite decking termite resistant? The particles in the composite wood are tightly combined and it won’t warp so termites are not able to enter into the composite wood deck boards. Have you tried composite decking for an outdoor project? 【Get Price】