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Remodeling Magazine: Overview Of Synthetic Decking
Remodeling Magazine article describes types of synthetic decking used as wood substitutes.
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For Residential Pros: Wood Decking Demand Flat But Alternatives To Grow
For Residential Pros article summarizes a survey that says wood decking demand will be flat while composites and plastics to rise over the next few years.
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RemodelingTV: Composite Deck Tips
Remodeling TV online video covers basic rules and pointers for working with composite decking that will make your job faster and easier without having to cut corners.
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Dovetail: Comparison Of Wood-Plastic Composite & Wood Decking
Dovetail report Comparison of Performance Characteristics & Environmental Attributes of Wood-Plastic Composite vs Wood Decking says life cycle assessment indicates that WPCs have substantially higher environmental impacts in comparison to a naturally durable solid wood product such as western red cedar. While WPCs may be made completely, or nearly so, from recycled content, the overall environmental impact of WPC products is nonetheless large as compared to impacts linked to traditional solid-wood decking products. (PDF)

EcoBuilding Pulse: Composite Or PVC For Decks?
EcoBuilding Pulse Magazine offers a primer on how to select between composite or PVC decking products for your clients.

Fine Homebuilding: List Of Synthetic Decking Manufacturers
Fine Homebuilding provides a list of synthetic decking manufacturers.
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