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Old 06-09-2009, 08:31 PM   #1
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Trex Deck vs Latitudes - Which is better?


I've read mixed reviews on Trex, but can't seem to find any information on Latitudes decking materials. I'm putting in a new deck, and want to use one of these two materials. I'm wondering if anyone has experience with these brands that can give me some advice? I have two highly recommended contracters that gave me almost identical quotes - one uses trex and swears by it, and the other prefers latitudes with hidden fasteners.

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If I were to put in a new deck i would choose one that is made of PVC with low wood content (under 1%). This will help reduce potential mold problems. In addition, everything weathers including painted wood or PVC. With PVC, a cleaning and the application of a product called deck max green (brings back color to weathered PVC decks) once the deck shows weathering makes PVC significantly less maintanance than having to strip and repaint a wood deck every year. Good luck. DMG can be found at www.shutterrenu.com.

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I have a nine year old Trex Deck with NO problems, but others have had a different experience.

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Trex has replaced over 37,000 decks (Forbes article)!
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