Archive for the ‘Fiberon Products’ Category



  • How to choose composite decking fasteners

    Today's homeowners want outdoor spaces that reflect their indoor rooms -- from comfy furniture and curated accessories to smooth decking surfaces the rival the look and feel of beautiful hardwood flooring. And while choosing chairs and pillows is simple, many consumers aren’t quite as confident when it comes to selecting materials to achieve their desired look. Selecting a high-quality composite deck board with rich color and natural grain patterns is the first step. Choosing the right fasteners, however, is what seals the deal.

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  • Drew Scott shares his best deck design tips

    We at Fiberon love a great decking makeover story. Recently we had the opportunity to work with Drew Scott, real estate whiz and star (along with his twin brother, Jonathan) of HGTV’s Brother vs. Brother. The San Francisco Bay-area property Drew was overhauling presented its share of design challenges. The one that really caught our eye was the outdoor space. The wood deck was among the worst we’ve seen: rotting boards, unstable railing and unsafe footings. Needless to say, it had to go.

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  • Comparing Architectural Façade and Cladding Material for Rain Screen Systems

    An architectural rain screen system is a smart, eco-friendly way to ensure effective moisture management in the building envelope. If inward- or outward-moving moisture cannot drain, convect, deflect, and dry, building materials can be compromised, and that can lead to a host of problems: structural, environmental, even legal. While there are many considerations when designing a rain screen system or architectural façade system, your choice of cladding is among the most important. It is the one component everyone will see, so the cladding must offer real aesthetic value and enhance the building’s design. And of course, it’s the first line of moisture defense, so it’s important to select a material that is truly up to the task. How do you know which is best for you or your client's project? Read on.

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  • Capped composite decking: what it is, and why you need it

    Is your deck the relaxing haven you deserve, or more of an eyesore? If your old wood deck is splintered and cracked, but the idea of staining and restoring your tired, always-needs-something wood deck makes you want to retreat back indoors, consider a more long-term, low maintenance solution: capped composite decking.

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  • Your Top 3 Deck Railing Questions, Answered!

    Deck railing can take your outdoor space from okay to outstanding in an instant. The top rail profile and baluster style, along with the color and finish you select, all work together to give your deck a customized, coordinated look.  And let’s not forget that railing is an essential element in keeping your deck safe and code compliant (more on that in a minute).

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  • The Hidden Costs of Wood Decking

    When you are building a new deck, there are many compelling reasons to choose composite decking over wood. Capped composite decking reflects the natural beauty of wood but is far easier to maintain and longer lasting, too. Here at Fiberon we offer several composite decking product lines, each with its own carefully curated color palette, streaking detail, and distinct grain patterns -- in other words, something for virtually everyone. Find your ideal deck board color

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