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I recently read a great article on the subject (of decks).  Small world?  site It is your article in my February 2010 issue of The Journal http://ccair.org/online/ of Light Construction. In fact I color scanned it and may risk violating copyright laws by distributing copies to boards who are plagued with elastomeric deck problems and need to think about tearing them out and starting over.  Attorney Glenn Youngling 2/21/2010

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 COMPOSITE or WOOD DECKS FAILING? TIRED OF MAINTAINING THEM YEARLY?   

DECKEXPERT.COM RECOMMENDS, WHEN REPLACING A WOOD OR COMPOSITE DECK, TO STRONGLY CONSIDER THE BENEFITS OF WATERPROOF CLASS A FIRE RETARDANT ROOF DECK SYSTEMS FOUND HERE AT DECKEXPERT.com!

"Wood decks are just organized kindling" -firefighter in YouTube video

Need a new deck? Replacing a wood or composite deck? Is your old waterproof roof deck needing repairs or replacing?

DeckExpert.com recommends the use of solid surface Division 7 Pedestrian Traffic Coatings/decking.

Solid surface decking offers considerable advantages over traditional wood decking and composite decking. Such as less maintenance, every 3-5 years instead of every year. The coatings found here at DeckExpert.com also provides a Waterproof roof, something wood and composite decks can't do. You'll need a roof system AND a deck with the old way of doing roof decks. Twice the work, more money. 

There have also been a long history of recalls of various brands of composite decking, that fail in the sun and rain. Do you want to watch a big investment in unproven materials go down the drain? No recalls with any of the roof deck coatings found here at DeckExpert.com. 

Ipe and exotic wood decking is very expensive.  Redwood decking is expensive too and wood decks need a lot of maintenance-sand and seal every year...who wants to do that or pay for that? Add in the risk of splinters rot and staining...and solid surface splinter free low maintenance decks look very good in comparison.

Read more on our website on why the decking systems here offer you a better choice for your deck project. 

 

GO AHEAD, WALK ALL OVER US! FOR YEARS AND YEARS WITHOUT WORRY. 

 

DECK EXPERT RECOMMENDS YOU INSTALL WALKABLE SOLID SURFACE PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC COATINGS THAT ARE FIRE RETARDANT, EASY TO CARE FOR AND USUALLY COSTS LESS TO OWN THAN WOOD OR COMPOSITE. 

Solid surface decking-concrete based systems offer Class A fire resistant ratings as well as "One Hour" fire ratings (some not all do) as per ASTM E-108, UL790 and or ASTM E-119 requirements. 

Solid surface Pedestrian Traffic coatings offer waterproofing for roofs over living spaces as well as being able to be walked on. Using wood or composite decking requires a waterproofing system AND the deck for traffic.   

Solid surface pedestrian coatings are far easier to maintain and less expensive to own. A typical wood or composite deck has an estimated life span of 15-20 years. Vinyl systems will provide a 15-20 year life span. A solid surface decking system made of concrete can be expected to last 25-30+ years.

Solid surface pedestrian traffic coatings don't need yearly maintenance,  sanding and staining and sealing. No splinters, no nails popping out to catch bare feet. With a solid surface deck system, you'll need to paint about every 3-5 years. Less maintenance, less cost to own! 

Come explore the ways Division 7 Pedestrian Traffic coatings can make your home safer from fire, easier to maintain and help maintain or even increase it's value! 


 

 LATEST NEWS


 

DECK EXPERT BILL LEYS WILL PRESENT AT JLC LIVE IN PORTLAND OR IN DECEMBER 4TH 2014!

We are excited to announce that we will be presenting our 90 minute seminar on Deck Waterproofing in Portland again this December. New this year will be a seminar on how I kicked Yellow Pages goodbye and never looked back.

Sign up/registration is open, click here to read about my seminars and sign up 

 

LOWER YOUR RISK AND EXPOSURE- LEARN TO BUILD AND WATERPROOF ROOF DECKS CORRECTLY UTILIZING BEST PRACTICES WITH DECK EXPERT BILL LEYS! 

 BILL'S ALL NEW 2 HOUR TRAINING SEMINAR WILL MAKE ARCHITECTS, BUILDERS, PROJECT MANAGERS AND DEVELOPERS UNDERSTAND HOW ESSENTIAL UTILIZING BEST BUILDING PRACTICES ON ROOF DECKS IS. 

 ” Your deck coating info is very well researched and expressed.”

~ Ken White – AIA, President
Construction Decisions, Inc.

“Solid presentation from an obviously experienced speaker. Well organized, professionally developed.”   JLC LIVE ATTENDEE

 Bill's Seminar, Best Practices in the Construction and Waterproofing of Decks Will Teach You 

What types of pedestrian deck systems are available.

  • Differences between the various types of coatings and their pros and cons
  • How to sequence the deck waterproofing with your construction schedule.
  • Learn the best building practices necessary to assemble high quality framing and substrates for any deck system
  • Learn how to sell best building practices to a client and separate yourself from the competition.  
  • Basics of how metal/concrete based deck systems and vinyl waterproof deck systems are installed 
  • Required maintenance and inspections
This is an interactive session and questions are required. 
 
 
98% of all defect suits are initiated from water intrusion complaints. Implement best practices into your deck building strategy to reduce exposure to risk!