How do you get stains out of TimberTech decking?

Timbertech decks have a fairly durable surface finish. You can rinse the deck surface without the risk of discoloration. For most stains, you can simply rinse off the deck with water from a hose and that will take care of the stains. If that doesn’t work, you can try a power washer.

Can TimberTech be power washed?

A power washer can be used for RINSING ONLY with TimberTech Deck or Porch. The recommended maximum pressure is 1,500 psi. A fan tip nozzle should be used. Spray in the direction of the grain pattern, never across the grain, to avoid damaging the product.

Does TimberTech scratch easily?

How TimberTech Delivers the Best Scratch Resistant Composite Decking. TimberTech offers the best scratch resistant composite decking so that all types of traffic — whether from two- or four-legged friends — won’t take away from the beauty of your outdoor living space.

Does TimberTech fade in sun?

Designed with advanced materials science that blocks UV rays from penetrating the deck boards, TimberTech AZEK resists fading in direct sunlight and boasts a 50-Year Fade & Stain Limited Warranty.

Does composite decking get mold?

Composite decking is a man-made synthetic mixture of ‘wood flour’ and plastics which are highly susceptible to mold. The finely ground ‘wood flour’ become a veritable Petri dish for mold. Mold gets into the crevices of composite decking and clings to the fine wood particles and has a very difficult time getting out.

How do you remove rust from AZEK decking?

For rust stain removal: Use a household cleaner containing phosphoric acid, such as a toilet bowl cleaner, and rinse with a hose. For ice removal: You may use rock salt or calcium chloride without worrying about damage.

Can you use bleach on composite decking?

Harsh chemicals, such as bleach, are NOT recommended on any composite surface! These chemicals can eat away at the composite structure and leave permanent discolorations and damage.

Will dog nails scratch composite decking?

A large dog’s claws will easily scratch an uncapped composite decking. Without the cap, the wood fibres will readily soak up the dog’s urine and emit a terrible odour in the sun.

Does composite decking warp?

Your composite deck may not warp, but it can sag and buckle. Most sagging is caused by improper spacing between the joists when it is installed. Composite decking is fade resistant, but it may fade over time in strong sunlight.

What is the coolest composite decking?

TimberTech capped polymer decking is engineered to be cooler to the touch, even in direct sunlight. TimberTech AZEK decking, our capped polymer decking line, features advanced materials science in its core and cap that makes it more heat resistant than other composite decking products.

Does plastic decking warp?

Your composite deck may not warp, but it can sag and buckle. Most sagging is caused by improper spacing between the joists when it is installed.

How do you remove mildew from composite decking?

After the deck is rinsed, make a cleaning solution by mixing 1 cup of baking soda and 1 cup of vinegar on a bucket of water. If you want a stronger solution, you add more vinegar. Then, with a soft bristle brush, scrub the areas with molds by using the solution on the spot. Finally, rinse it off with water.

What was the problem with TimberTech decking?

According to the lawsuit, TimberTech failed to conduct adequate tests before approving and selling the product and should have known that the PVC used to treat the decking made it susceptible to color deterioration.

Which is better TimberTech twin finish or PVC?

In terms of price, composites are the least expensive and generally speaking a capped composite will be less expensive than a pure PVC product. TimberTech Twin Finish and Reliaboard are among some of the wood plastic composites that are available, but we recommend using a capped PVC product in most circumstances.

How to prevent mildew stains on TimberTech composites?

TimberTech traditional composite products are formulated to inhibit mildew growth and minimize staining. Rinse off your TimberTech products periodically with a hose. Even if it appears clean, it is important to prevent build-up of pollen/debris. Mildew stains may occur where moisture, pollens, and/or dirt are present.

What kind of brush to use on TimberTech deck?

We recommend using the Quickie® Bulldozer Deck Scrub Brush or a medium stiffness nylon bristle deck brush. These can be found at most large retail home centers or online. Do not use a stiff, natural fiber deck brush on TimberTech Decking as they can dull the surface.