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Fire-Resistant Decks Professional Deck Builder Codes and The untreated redwood (far right) and the wood-plastic composite at the center comply with California Building Code Chapter 7A requirements for Decks that overhang a slope can be more vulnerable to ignition because of the increased potential for embers and flames from burning vegetation to reach
How to Build Fire-Proof Homes Builder Magazine Fire Safety "A lot of the new [composite] decking materials look promising, because they don't tend to burn the same way wood does. . Open Flame (e.g., matches, lighters, burners): 40% Fire-resistant construction can buy valuable time for rural homes, whether or not the source of the fire is natural or man-made.
Composite or plastic 'lumber' - UC Davis Extension relative merit of composite lumber as a sustainable building product. adapted to evaluate product alternatives for a home project such as deck or fence and flame retardant. As Borax is water soluble, current development efforts are focused upon making it more durable in wet conditions. Composite lumber is an
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PVC Decking - A Wood Alternative Decking Product Deck Chances are you already have some PVC products in or on your home: PVC-clad windows, trim, or lattice work, to name a few. Because of its chemical composition, PVC is a durable material that is highly resistant to moisture, insects, dents, and even flames, making it a smart choice for many decking and
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Wood-Plastic Composites Are More Desirable With Fire Retardant Such applications include decking boards and other exterior products around homes in the wildland-urban interface. Tests have shown that fire retardant treatments can reduce the potential contribution of the wood-plastic composites to a fire. Wood-plastic composites are widely available for some building
uPVC decking and pergolas BUILD uPVC decking is a plastic alternative to timber and composite decking and cladding materials. It comes in a wide range of styles and colours and requires very uPVC can also be made very flame retardant, making this a viable choice for decking in some bushfire prone areas. The trade-off is that uPVC simply isn't wood.
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