TimberTech engineered decking is made from recycled wood and polymers that won't split, splinter, decay or warp like wood. It comes in a tan color which will lighten to a driftwood gray or a light brown in hot dry climates and may be painted or stained if desired.
TimberTech has several types of product dimensions such as 2x6 planking, a 1/2 inch thick timber topper for use on top of existing decking and the most popular of it's product line is the 12 inch wide tongue and groove decking. Other components such as railing and fascia boards are now becoming more widely available.
Designed for use on residential and light commercial exterior decks, TimberTech decking is also a good choice around pool decks and hot tubs. Its stamped wood grain pattern making it more slip resistant than other products.
TimberTech tongue and groove will usually need TimberTechs' starter strip to begin the decking. Boards are then slipped into place by means of the tongue and groove without the use of glue or caulk. No pre-drilling required except in extremely cold conditions, stainless steel screws are recommended. Leave a 3/16 inch gap between planks laid end to end, house walls and between fascia boards.
For grade level decks, 2x6 TimberTech planks are recommended. For best results, see current manufacturers installations instructions.
Use protective clothing, dust mask and eye protection when working with wood.
TimberTech is product for people who want an alternative to wood decks, for around pool decks or where low maintenance is desirable.
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