Composite decking manufacturers continue to expand design possibilities by offering new and more-sophisticated decking components.
Kroy Building Products'Timberlast Fair Bluff Designer Series composite railings have a polymer capstock coating in white and khaki that provides a traditional wood look. The railings can be installed post-to-post or over-the-post. 800.933.5769. www.kroybp.com..
ChoiceDek composite decking from Weyerhaeuser is now available in five colors: classic cedar, classic oak, classic Sierra tan, classic sandstone, and plus oak. Made from recycled plastic and natural oak fibers, ChoiceDek is moisture-resistant and does not require sealing, staining, or painting. 800.951.5117. www.choicedek.com..
Universal Forest Products has introduced EverX Latitudes composite deck railings. The Chicago-style porch railing has a 2-inch-by-6-inch handrail; the contemporary-style railing has a 2-inch-by-3-inch handrail and optional ornate metal balusters in a variety of colors. The railings have an exterior layer of PVC available in white and gray. 877.463.8379. www.ufpi.com..
Boardwalk Fascia, ideal for covering rim-joist joints and fastener heads on CertainTeed's Boardwalk composite decks, is made of recycled natural fibers and PVC. The fascia measures 1/2 inch by 10 inches and comes in 8- and 12-foot lengths in gray and tan. 800.233.8990. www.certainteed.com..
Trex Accents composite decking has a new wood-grain texture that provides the appearance of natural wood without splintering or deteriorating. Made from reclaimed hardwood sawdust and reclaimed/recycled polyethylene plastic, Trex Accents is available in saddle, Winchester gray, and madeira. 800.289.8739. www.trex.com..
Featuring a composite core and a PVC coating, the GeoDeck white railing system from Kadant Composites comes in 6-and 8-foot kits and doesn't require painting. The system has a 20-year warranty against warping, cracking, and insect damage.877.804.0137.www.geodeck.com..
TimberTech's TwinFinish 5/4 Plank offers two textures: One side of the plank features a brushed surface, while the opposite side replicates the look of vertical-grain lumber; the wood-grain surface varies from plank to plank to eliminate repetitive patterns. Planks come in three colors and in 12-, 16-, and 20-foot lengths. 800.307.7780. www.timbertech.com..
CrossTimbers composite decking from Elk Composite Building Products is made of oak fibers and polypropylene and will resist insects, rotting, splintering, and warping. CrossTimbers is available in five colors and four deck profiles. 866.322.7452. www.elkcorp.com..
Epoch Composite Products' Evergrain composite decking is made of plastics and wood fibers and features a deep wood grain. Evergrain decking exceeds ADA slip-resistant recommendations, says the maker, and comes in cedar, redwood, driftwood, grey, and Cape Cod grey. 800.405.0546. www.epochwood.com..