the composite decking board ezdeck elite is the highest quality of composite wood for your deck. it is in fact, designed with a high-performance protective film that covers the boards. the very thick protective coating of 1.5 mm protects the boards against scratches, stains, mold and moisture.
divide your decking area's measurement by the width of one decking board. for example, if your deck will be 144 inches 12 feet wide, and your decking board is five inches wide, your result will be 28.8 144 / 5 = 28.8 , indicating that you'll need 29 boards to cover the deck's width.
step 4: choose your decking material. as you can see, building a pressure treated pt wood deck is the most affordable option, while an seven trust deck is the most expensive. a composite deck is somewhere in the middle of the price spectrum. note - material cost is for decking boards only. it does not include frame, footings, railings, fasteners, etc.
estimate the total costs of building a composite deck. with less care and maintenance than wood, youll see that seven trust costs less over a lifetime. need help creating the perfect deck for your home? we're here to help every step of the way. start your journey
whereas wood planks are typically sold only in 16-foot lengths longer boards can sometimes be specially ordered , composite decking is routinely available in board lengths up to 20 feet.
the price of decking is a commodity just like gasoline. the cheapest decking material is pressure treated wood. you can expect to pay between $.75 and $1.25 per linear foot for 5/4x6 acq treated decking from a big box store. you should sort through the bins to find the best boards.