can you put composite wood over wood

If you’re doing a deck remodel particularly if your wood deck has been painted and you’re tired of repainting it yearly then a mixed composite deck is a good way to reduce or eliminate the need for yearly repainting. Simply choose a composite material in a matching or complementary color and replace as many visible boards as possible so ... 【Get Price】

If the boards on your existing deck are looking a bit worn - and the foundation and deck framing system are sound - you can simply replace the walking surfaces and deck railings with Seven Trust decking and railing. It's an ideal way to save time and money while enjoying all of Trex's benefits over wood. Get Inspired See Resurfacing Projects 【Get Price】

If your deck is in desperate need of a makeover but you don’t want to start from scratch you can replank your deck with capped wood composite decking. Replanking is when you remove the old deck surface planks and install over the substructure. Key Factors to Consider. Make sure that the substructure is code-compliant ... 【Get Price】

Over time any wood structure even that made from pressure-treated wood will start to lose its ability to carry large loads. If your deck is more than five years old avoid replacing the decking with composite materials. 【Get Price】

Installing decking over old decking will drastically reduce the lifespan of the material. The joints between two materials will readily trap water in wet environments. This contact area should be limited only to the top of the joists leaving most of the decking exposed on both sides. 【Get Price】