Questions & How-to
about Vinyl Decking

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RAIL-K-ING Colors
& Powdercoats

Help me choose the right color railings for my patio. We've made a range of colors that suit traditional or modern decor and style. Want a colour that makes your deck feel like a natural part of the scenery? We have that. Need a colour that suits your personality and makes a statement? We have [...]
May 8, 2016 Railings
Long-lasting Vinyl Decks

How often should you
replace your decking?

Colours and trends constantly change, but a beautiful outdoor living space is always in style. Q: How often will I need to change or update my Vinyl Decking? Your DEC-K-ING vinyl sundeck will last you 15 years, or longer. A good vinyl membrane will not harden, crack, leak or rot. The biggest issue a DEC-K-ING […]

Global Decking Systems Vinyl Decking is easy to clean

How to Clean your
Vinyl Sundeck

No one likes to clean – especially when the seasons change and your deck is left muddy or full of leaves. Q: Do I need to get my vinyl deck powerwashed? We have engineered our DEC-K-ING vinyl membranes with mildew inhibitors, making them easier and more hands-free to clean than traditional vinyl. A simple detergent […]

Vinyl Sun Decks expand to fit with heat.

Will vinyl decking survive cold winters and hot summers?

Living in an area with extreme weather can damage traditional decking materials, such as cedar and treated lumber. Q: How do DEC-K-ING Vinyl Decks withstand areas with high U.V.? Ultra Violet rays can be extremely destructive to exterior products. That’s why DEC-K-ING Vinyl Sundeck Membranes are manufactured to withstand the harmful effects of the sun. […]

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Choosing a cool roof in hot climates.

Q: I live in a hot climate and prefer a roof that keeps my building cool in the summer. The cost of cooling buildings in hot climates can cost companies thousands of dollars a year. A major source of heat retention for a building is the roof. Traditional roof systems often inadvertently collect, instead of […]

April 4, 2016 Questions, Roofs
Industrial Walkable Roof

We need easy access to our roof.

Q: I need easy and frequent access to my roof for maintenance and mechanical. The rooftop of buildings in industrial settings can experience very different challenges from a typical commercial roof, which may only see foot traffic from a maintenance crew on a monthly basis. The roof space for industry often requires weekly or daily […]

April 4, 2016 Questions, Roofs
UC Davis, withstanding 10 years of foot traffic on their Global Decking Rooftop Patio

I need a patio surface that won’t break down with lots of foot traffic.

High-traffic rooftop walkways, commercial outdoor space and common areas for buildings get a lot of wear-and-tear. Selecting the right material is especially important. Q: I have high-traffic common areas, I need a patio surface that won’t break down with lots of foot traffic. We understand your need for a safe, reliable and durable rooftop patio […]

Is vinyl decking easy to install?

Whether you have a contractor or choose to install your vinyl sun deck yourself, follow these simple guidelines to ensure a waterproof and long-lasting deck for years to come. Q: Is vinyl decking easy to install? Handy homeowners often purchase DEC-K-ING vinyl membranes and install it themselves. It’s really based on your comfort level. We […]

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Why should I choose aluminum railings over traditional products like wood or iron?

Details and durability make all the difference in your renovation. Just like most of us forget how important selecting the right railing can be. Q: Why should I choose aluminum railings over traditional products like wood or iron? Powder coat aluminum has evolved to be one of the most used products in the railing industry. […]

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I have a flat area over living space and want to use it as patio space

Home renovations are a great opportunity to make the home bigger or add those wish list items we’ve always wanted. Here’s a common question about adding a patio to your home. Q: I have a flat area over living space and want to use it as patio space. How can I? A flat roof on […]

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