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Kbryant 09-15-2012 08:55 PM

Under the deck options.
My deck is about 2 feet of the ground and it's all composite and I thought I had seen somewhere composite or PVC either tongue and groove boards to use vertically.

GBrackins 09-15-2012 10:02 PM

yes you could use composite vertical board siding, just leave them apart a 1/4" to 1/2" to allow ventilation

Kbryant 09-16-2012 06:51 AM

That sounds good to me I'll look into it today. I also still have some deck board leftover that I could also use. I'll try to take pics today for some feedback.

joecaption 09-16-2012 07:45 AM

Are you trying to enclose the area under the deck?
If so composite decking needs air flow on the undersides so it will not mold up.

Kbryant 09-16-2012 06:21 PM

I had some leftover deck boards and I played with it today some. I will leave space for ventilation. I did like the look of it but I still have to order more material. For the 14x16 area with 2 stairs it would end up costing about 2 grand. I'm using trex transcends and the deck boards are spiced rum with a vintage lantern boarder. The stairs are spiced rum so I choose to do the vertical boards spiced rum to match the decking but of course that's the more expensive one.

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