Azek continues to be industry front
runner in the composite decking world. Deck Specialists inc.
features Azek decking for our composite decks.
are offering cortex hidden screw plug system with our azek
decks. these plugs become invisible, but are far superior to
clip systems!. clip
are non repairable and hold too large a gap. face screwing is
the only uncompromised method of decking fastening, and these
screw plugs work extremely well.
Azek capped polymer decking now offering
30 year limited warranty fade and stain, tougher surface for
better scratch resistance.
we highly recommend Azek for your custom high end composite
with expanded color selection
yikes! trex decking broken by fallen ice,
another good reason to go with a quality decking and NO hidden
|Oil prices are down but
don't look for the savings to be passed down to the consumer in
products made from oil
Azek current decking colors, Azek continues to be strong composite
decking choice with their PVC offerings.
Spring is finally here it is now time to build that deck, Do not delay
we will book up quickly.
Call or e-mail early to beat the rush!
This years unprecedented snow fall in CT has seen many
deck collapses, sometimes just the natural snowfall was enough, and
other times the additional snow from roof shoveling or raking was
overwhelming on older and tired decks. Don't despair insurance can help
out and now is a good time to upgrade to a better material, shape and
Credit Card payments:
Deck Specialists inc. is happy to report that we are now accepting
credit card payments thru
the #1 secure online payment company. We can process credit cards for
paypal members and non member.
check us on facebook
recall: Louisiana-Pacific recalled 48 million feet of veranda and
weatherBest composite decking, for prematurely deteriorating and
breaking, posing a serious risk to anyone on a deck of recalled
materials. We have always been wary of the low end composites and this
is a great indication of why. Imagine spending thousands on a new
composite deck to have it fall apart before your eyes in a matter of a
Azek expands color offerings: Azek has greatly expanded the color
pallet of their PVC decking line, originally Akez only short coming was
a drab choice of mostly muted pastel colors. Now Azek offers a full line
of exciting colors are wood hues, so there is something for everyone.
Home Show: Deck Specialists Inc. will not be
attending the fall or spring home show this year.
More and more people are
doing their deck and other home improvement research online. it makes since as
you can do your research on your own time schedule and not have to wade through
crowds. We have been aware of this trend and are always looking to update
our site and give you as much information as possible. we have tons of pictures
or own projects and explanations of all aspects of your work. it is samples of
the materials we use it's after, contact us and we can either drop off or mail
you the sample your after. we can also provide you with a some a list of our
completed projects in your area for you to view in person. we have been pioneers
in the online quote.
Online Pricing: We added a pricing page
years ago to much success, you can visit this page get sample pricing on some more or
less standard deck sizes, you can also contact us from this page to receive
pricing for a non standard or custom fit deck designs based on your pictures and
sketches. We can work with you on your deck design and get you a
quote many times just from your pictures and sketches. We can also
come out to your site and confirm measurements even when you are busy.
You may also easily contact us for a deck quote thru our online contact
Ipe (ironwood) Decking: Deck specialists Inc.
pioneered Ipe decks several years ago and we are proud of all the fantastic Ipe
decks we have completed. Ipe continues to be the premier Outdoor deck material.
Ipe lumber price continues to climb but we are doing our best to maintain both
supply and reasonable costs. At this time Ipe is still the best high end
Composite Decking: composite decking
have been around for quite a few years now, and many improvements
have been realized, as third and forth generations of popular products
reach market, overall quality of the boards it much higher then the
original products firsts released and newer products coming to the
market also share these innovations. Appearance: both in surface
graining, color and overall consistency is much better. Strength
and overall stiffness is much improved (still, joists should be closer
together then normal 12" rather then 16" but less sagging is realized.)
permanent staining and heat transfer are still issues but strides
have been made. We work with several of the better composite
#1 Pressure Treated Framing:
proud to use only #1 grade hand selected pressure treated framing. The
industry standard for framing is #2 SYP PT framing, in fact all the
joists and beam span charts are generated using #2 lumber, we proudly
use all #1 giving you a stronger more consistent deck project.
Vinyl Lumber: We
are entering our 9th season with our current high end vinyl lumber supplier. We
could not be happier with the quality and looks of this material, we feel it the
finest in the field and we purchase the material by the truck load exclusively
for our railings.
Procell news: Procell technology has been purchased by Azek,
also cellular PVC boards are being offered from Cellek , Trex and
Sensibuilt . Azek
is one of the high end composites we recommend.
Sensibuilt has merged with Fiberon composites. Should secure
Sensibuilt's place in market.
CPI plastic group makers of
Eon decking has filled for bankruptcy. Eon has been plagued
with problems with their product, largely attributed to heat expansion
and contraction, many Eon deck owners complained of creaking, squeaking
with deck board movement, and even cracking if boards are fastens too
Certainteed has discontinued their Boardwalk
composite decking line, Dow has dropped Symmatrix, Alocoa halted Oasis, Is this going to be a trend? are the multitude
if composite deck companies going to drop their lines with increasing
competition? Other like Fiberon and Weatherbest have merged in hopes of
capturing a better share of the market.
New PT formulas: Once
again the PT market has seen sweeping changes in the preservative
formulas, fazing out are the highly corrosive ACQ formulas to be
replaced by friendlier micronized formulas with their
smaller copper particles that require no solvent to dissolve into water
based treatment solution