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What is Trex Protect? Why a Homeowner Should Get It.

So, what is Trex Protect? It’s a tape that is used for the joist, beam, and rim joist to help prevent rot and wood decay. This is important to have because the spacing in between each deck board allows water to fall through the deck. However, the wood below the decking like the joists, beams, […]

What is Trex Outdoor Furniture? What can a homeowner expect?

Summer is here and it’s bringing the nice weather. This means more time being in the outdoors spending time with friends and family. It’s time to look into some quality outdoor furniture that will last year-round. Trex Outdoor Furniture offers three different types of outdoor future such as Adirondack Chairs, Rocking Chairs, and Deep Seating. […]

Why Get a Trex Pergola over a Cedar Pergola

Let’s start with what is a Pergola. A pergola is an open and grid design that offer in more sunlight than a gazebo. They’re great for creating a nice outdoor space and now are becoming more customizable. Generally, pergolas are made from cedar wood; opposed to Trex which makes there pergola’s out of aluminum or […]

Benefits of Trex Outdoor Lighting

With summer being around the corner, means more time spent outside enjoying the nice weather. Makes for perfect nights for a bon fire on the deck or even just sitting around a table enjoying company. Although sometimes when nightfall comes people will go inside the house where the lights are on. Adding Trex Outdoor Lighting […]

Why Get Trex RainEscape? What it can do for a Homeowner.

In a previous blog post titled “What is Trex RainEscape?” went over what the product is and how it works. Now the question is “Why Get Trex RainEscape?” well to put it simply it depends on what the homeowner feels is necessary. However, the benefits that come with Trex RainEscape make it a product that […]

What is Trex RainEscape? How does it work?

Trex RainEscape is a drainage system for your deck. The system sits over the joists creating a trough that sends water into the downspout, which then funnels the water into the gutters. Trex RainEscape is made with rugged plastic and ultraviolet inhibitors, providing durability to withstand any extreme weather. Not only is it durable but […]

What Are Trex’s Railing Options? What are their differences?

Trex has three lines high of high quality railing that range from very customizable to simple and straight forward. Signature is their most customizable railing system and comes with a variety of colors, sizes and infill options. The Transcend rail line also comes in a variety of colors and lengths but unlike signature, the infill […]

Trex Pros v. Cons. Is it worth the investment?

The biggest con facing a buyer is the high initial cost of Trex, it is a more expensive material than wood and so initial sticker shock can deter a lot of potential buyers. Another con is that not all deck builders have experience building Trex decks, they are not the same as a wood deck, […]

Composite Decking Compared to PVC Decking

PVC decking is another material that is a good alternative to wood decking as it also out lasts wood and is low maintenance. When compared to Trex composite boards, PVC has a few disadvantages. It is made of nearly all new plastic, which means it is not nearly as ecofriendly as a Trex board, which […]

Is Trex Durable? What is it made out of?

Trex is built from a composite material that consists of 95% recycled film plastic wrapped in a hard shell. This design allows it to hold up through long term exposure to all the elements it would in any environment it is set in. With minimal upkeep required Trex is one of the most durable composite […]