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Timbertech maintenance free composite decks

Posted by william bateman on Mon, Dec 23, 2013 @ 10:07 PM

In todays fast pace world most of us have little to no time for anything more than work. The small amount of time left in the day you would rather be relaxing and enjoying rather than maintaining your deck. That is why Timbertech composite decking has become so popular around the world due to its low maintainance.

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Treated lumber decks are still a popular choice around the world but require yearly maintanance to keep wood from cracking and checking. Over time the flooring and railings will have to be replaced. Usually at this point the floor joists are still in good shape so composite flooring can be installed over your existing deck structure.

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Flooring on this deck is Timbertech Pacific Walnut with hidden fasteners. Hidden fasteners leave a beautiful clean look with no screws exposed.

Benefits of Composite decks:

  • Low maintainance

  • Added value to home

  • No splinters

  • No replacement of flooring in years down the road

  • No painting/staining

  • More time to enjoy your deck instead of working on it

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    Whether composite or treated lumber, a new deck is always a great retreat to your beautiful backyard. Outdoor living has become priority to many and there is no better place than your own home. Vacations can eat up thousands in a week leaving only memories and and an empty pocket. A new deck/backyard enhancement will create value, memories and a lifetime later you will still have your deck. 

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Why use TimberTech decking?

Posted by william bateman on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 @ 10:24 AM

   

 

Why use TimberTech decking?

TimberTech composite decking and railing products add beauty to homes, businesses and resorts. What's more, TimberTech is low maintenance, safe, durable, and can even increase the value of your home.

Low Maintenance
TimberTech maintains its color and beauty for years without the work of painting, staining or sealing. And, because it resists mildew, warping and insects, there’s no need to replace rotting, uneven or termite-damaged boards. This saves time and money over the life of your deck and fence. Caring for TimberTech is easier than wood and will allow you to focus on maximum enjoyment instead of maximum maintenance.


Warranty
TimberTech’s warranty offers 25-years of coverage. And our warranty can be transferred to a second homeowner – a great selling feature when you’re ready to relocate. So the first, and second, TimberTech product owners can have peace of mind that their outdoor oasis will look beautiful year after year. In addition to the already great warranty coverage, the Earthwood Evolutions product line is covered by a 25-year fade and stain warranty. For commercial applications, TimberTech offers a 10-year limited warranty for worry-free beauty in high traffic situations. And in the unlikely event that you’ll have to contact us for warranty assistance, we separate ourselves from the competition by placing high priority on top-notch customer care after the sale.

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WMB Construction recently built this deck in beautiful Orange County, NY. The flooring used was TimberTech with hidden fasteners. The wonderful benefit in using hidden fasteners is an extremely clean look with no exposed screws. The color of the decking is pacific walnut.

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SUSTAINABLE LIVING
TimberTech composite lumber products help create a more sustainable
world – one piece at a time.

 

Vision: TimberTech will be a leader in the decking and railing industry while integrating sustainable practices into three key components of our business:

  • Clean Manufacturing:
    • Waste Management: Minimize waste in all facets of our business.
    • Energy Efficiency: Minimize energy consumption while striving to convert energy used to renewable sources.
    • Water Efficiency: Reduce our impact on local water supplies through responsible use and disposal.
  • Product Development: Incorporate as many sustainable materials and processes into the product we manufacture without sacrificing quality.
  • Community Involvement: Be a leader in the local community on sustainable practices and charitable contributions and involvement.

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Increases the Value of Your HomeTimberTech not only adds value to your life, it adds value to your home. When you add a TimberTech deck – or use TimberTech to replank a wood deck – you'll recoup much of your investment when you sell your home. Remodeling Magazine's 2009-2010 Cost vs. Value Report estimates a national average of 71% return on investment for composite deck additions*. This is a similar or better return on investment than projects such as bathroom addition, bathroom remodel and major kitchen remodel. To maximize your return, Realty Times suggests using a non-rectangle design, and making your deck an extension of your living space.

*Based on a 16′ x 20′ deck set in simple linear pattern; using pressure-treated joists supported by 4x4 posts anchored to concrete piers; built-in bench and planter of the same decking material; stairs, assuming three steps to grade; complete railing using a matching system made of the same composite as the decking material.

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Replanking
Replace Your Existing Wood Planks and
Upgrade to Low Maintenance Outdoor Living
Is your deck ready for a makeover? Are you ready to step up to all the benefits of a beautiful, low-maintenance TimberTech deck without starting from scratch? If so, then we have a solution for you.

Taking advantage of a sound, existing wood substructure offers a simple, and many times, more affordable solution compared to building a new deck from the ground up.
• Faster installation
• Cost effective
• No more painting, staining or sealing
• Adds value to your home

 

 

 

 

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Start planning your outdoor project now!

Posted by william bateman on Thu, Jan 05, 2012 @ 09:47 AM

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Dreaded winter has arrived bringing in the cold and windy weather that we experience every year here in the northeast. Bathing suits and barbeques have been put away and for most of us our outdoor activities have been moved indoors. But rest assure, summer is not too far away!

Now is the time to start planning for your homes outside oasis!

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Besides the occassional vacation here and there, your home is the area where you live and create the most memories in. From everyday life to the family parties to the last minute BBQ,s with a few friends. Creating a peaceful and tranquil outdoor enviroment to your home will not only greatly increase the value of your home but also offer that vacation feeling without the hassles.

Three recommended outdoor enhancements: 

1) Deck

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  • Added entertaining area

  • Can be constructed around pools

  • Screen in areas can be created

  • Elevated decks can be built for second story applications

  • Added value to your home

  • Options of treat/cedar lumber or mantainance free composite

2) Pool House/Purgula

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  • Added outdoor kitchen areas can be added to your entertaining area

  • Hidden pool equipment and protected inside from mother nature

  • Purgulas add a unique look to any project and help filter sun

  • Create outdoor shower and changing area

3) Concrete patio

 

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  • Offers added entertaining area at ground level

  • Great base for fire pits

  • Variety of colors

 

Now is the time to start planning for your outdoor projects!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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