Get the Best Composite Decking in 2020

It's one of the most relaxing feelings in the world to sit outside on a warm, sunny day; and it's even more freeing when it takes place on your own deck. Whether a nice, cozy backyard oasis is your family's deck style, or you prefer a large, outdoor entertainment area for games and barbecuing; creating or transforming the outdoor space you have into the one you've always wanted is more possible than ever before. The best way to start planning and designing your dream deck or patio, is start from the ground up! Composite deck boards are the most reliable, durable, and gorgeous decking option available on the market today.

Made from recycled plastic fillers and natural, organic wood fibers, composite decking delivers all of the stunning beauty of natural and pressure-treated lumber without the extra effort and work. Featuring a capstock coating, composite decking is highly resistant to water damage, mold, splintering, and fading for a long-lasting flooring alternative. Skip the annual staining, and ditch warped or cracking deck boards with composite deck planks creating a solid deck foundation.

Wtih tons of Metal Deck Railing, Cable Railing systems, and Glass Railing lines available, and both low-voltage and solar LED deck lighting in stock; now is the perfect time for a deck renovation! Read more below to learn the differences between the top composite decking brands of Deckorators, DuraLife, Fiberon, and Trex. Find the perfect composite decking brand and line for your family's sanctuary and start adding more value to your home and more enjoyment to your outdoor time.

Deckorators Decking

Deckorators composite decking

Offering composite decking options in a wide variety of tones and finishes, Deckorators Deck Boards create a true-to-life wood appearance perfect for completing your home. Featuring a patented Eovations™ technology, the Deckorators lines of Voyage and Vault composite decking provide the industry's highest strength-to-weight ratio, creating a board that's nearly 35% lighter than traditional composite brands. While the gorgeous wood-plastic composite line of Vista deliver magnificent multi-tonal looks with a durable polymer capstock and pronounced woodgrain texture.

Whether your outdoor space calls for the smoother multi-color blend of Voyage and Vault collections, or the tropical variegation appeal of the Vista decking; Deckorators composite decking has options on top of options to work for you.

Deckorators decking is backed by an industry-leading 25 year warranty protecting against structural, stain, and fade damage. They'll also remove and replace damaged material within that warranty. From decking to railing, Deckorators has you covered for true peace of mind.

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Trex Decking

Trex composite deck boards

As the leading compsite decking brand in the world, generally when you think about decks, you think of Trex. Promising to provide the look, feel, and splendor of natural wood without all the upkeep; Trex decking won't rot, warp, fade, or stain.

Made from 95% recycled materials, Trex decking adds the excellent appeal of exotic woods without annual staining or painting to keep your carbon and chemical footprint low while gaining an impressive outdoor living space. The affordable Trex Enhance line has an organic-looking streakage and a lightweight scalloped bottom. For richer, fuller colors in solid board tints, the Trex Select collection creates complete atmospheres. For absolute top-of-the-line colors, however, Trex Transcend deck boards have the ability to transform your yard into a tropical paradise.

All of the Trex decking types are available in both a clean, full square edge design, or in a convenient grooved edge option perfect for simple installation with the Trex Hideaway Hidden Fastener System. The Trex Enhance collection is created in a scalloped bottom profile for heightened value, while the Trex Select and Transcend collections boast a solid, complete bottom profile for increased structural integrity.

With a 25 year warranty, Trex firmly stands behind the promise that your Trex composite decking will deliver. One of the greatest qualities of installing Trex deck boards, however, is that a brand of this size allows you to perfectly blend the colors and styles of your Trex Railing and Trex LED Deck Lighting to craft a complete, uniform outdoor living room for your family.

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Fiberon Decking

Fiberon composite decking

For a high-performance decking alternative that requires essentially no maintenance while still being eco-friendly, check out the composite decking options from Fiberon! Offering both composite and PVC Fiberon deck boards feature genuine wood-grain textures and warm multi-tonal finishes to complete your space.

The Concordia Symmetry and Concordia Horizon deck board lines feature a microtexture emobssing and low-gloss coating for an incredibly natural and beautiful decking design. While the Fiberon Sanctuary decking line has rich, bold coloring and features a rustic wood-grain embossing style for lasting looks. Lastly, the Fiberon Good Life Escapes and Good Life Weekender deck board collections are the perfect choice for keeping costs low but the style and look high.

With color-coordinating Fiberon Fascia boards and Riser boards available to complete your dream deck design and layout, creating the perfect backyard space is a cinch! Supported by an industry-leading 30-year and 50-year manufacturer warranty (varies depending upon Fiberon decking line), Fiberon Decking wants to help you achieve the home area you've always hoped for.

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DuraLife Decking

DuraLife composite decking

To create a stunning outdoor space that can weather any weather, DuraLife Decking is triple-tested to ensure exceptional durability and performance. Creating a unique mix of pure polypropylene and hardwood materials, DuraLife deck boards offer unmatched strength and resistance in alluring color palettes and designs. Minimizing the sagging between joists that occurs over time, a strong outer shell with UV inhibitors supplying stain and fade resistance, and being virtually immune to rot and water damage; DuraLife composite decking is an industry all-star. Choose from the warm, natural timber appearance of the Hardwoods collection or the solid, soothing earth tones of the Landscapes collection to set the atmosphere for your backyard space.

Three board profiles are available to meet the level of performance, value, and fuction you want. The premium pre-grooved Siesta deck board design for durability and quick installation, the scalloped bottom form of the MVP Grooved Edge design ideal for high-value customers, or the Starter Board profile with one complete side perfect for giving your deck a finished look.

With a 25 year warranty, DuraLife composite decking guarantees that you'll love your products. But the most exciting innovation DuraLife offers is the Step-Clip Hidden Fastening System, the easiest and fastest method of installing deck boards that also creates a perfect, unblemished surface. Finish your deck in half the time so you can start relaxing today with DuraLife.

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Browse more decking design and railing style notes to upgrade your backyard space and deck in the DecksDirect Railing Style Guide. The quickest way to learn if your home is more suited for a classic aluminum deck railing or a strong, composite railing line.

The more you know, the better your deck and backyard projects will be! Whether you're looking at a brand new start or a fresh end-of-season deck renovation, give our deck designers a call at 1-888-824-5316 or send us an email at Our deck experts will help you get the information, products, and tools you need for a gorgeous deck that you created and designed!

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