How long does Dec Tec last?

Dec-Tec™ PVC membranes have provided reliable waterproof protection for over 25 years and are specifically designed to protect the integrity of both the building envelope as well the deck.

What is Dec Tec?

Dec-Tec is a single-ply vinyl decking membrane that can be fitted over decking and outdoor wooden walkways. This roofing solution can be used on residential or commercial properties. Dec-Tec is a walkable roofing solution that is commonly used on roof decks, balconies, and flat roofs.

How much does DEC TEC cost?

It can range in price from $6-8 per square foot. A decorative or stamped pattern requires a bit more effort in design and planning stages, and it is definitely more labor intensive. The price range for this finish can range from $25-35 per square foot.

What is a deck membrane?

Our Vinyl Deck & Roof Deck Membranes provide long-lasting, low-maintenance waterproof protection and an attractive pedestrian deck surface in one single product solution. It allows outdoor living space to be a place of leisure, not labor.

What is Dec Tec made of?

Dec-Tec, proudly manufactured in North America, is a PVC single-ply vinyl decking membrane with a full complement of Dec-Tec approved system accessories to ensure high-end aesthetics and absolute waterproofing of your outdoor living space surfaces.

What is a second story deck called?

Porches were built to protect houses from extreme weather conditions and dirt. They are sometimes partially covered and in case of a two story house, the overhang of the second floor can be the covering or roof of the porch. A porch extending from front to side of the house is called a “wrap around” porch.

How long does deck Restore last?

You can restore your existing deck by applying a deck paint restoration product. Deck paint restoration coatings are thick enough to fill all cracks, knotholes, and splinters, and they provide a completely new textured surface that can last as long as 13 years without additional applications.

Is vinyl decking better than composite decking?

When comparing artificial decking materials, PVC comes out on top as the deck boards that are less susceptible to the scratches that damage composite boards. Plus, while any material left in the sun will show fading, vinyl is also better protected against color fading than composite. More resistant to color fading.

Is Duradek good?

While Duradek is a good brand and has built a good reputation over the years, it is not the only high- quality vinyl decking option on the market. Many other brands compete on the vinyl deck market. With some research, you can find brands that meet and even exceed the standard that has made Duradek so widely known.

What can you do with a rooftop deck?

Have you thought about adding a garden or maybe even a sun-room? The possibilities and deck design ideas are endless. A rooftop deck is a unique way to add some extra entertainment space within the footprint of your existing structure.

What kind of roofing is used for a patio?

Many roof top patios are built using various roofing applications as the first waterproofing layer with the addition of walkable deck surface over-top. An example of this might be using a roofing membrane, such as EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer), for your first layer which will provide your waterproofing.

What kind of flooring do you need for a rooftop deck?

You will have many considerations when planning a rooftop space but a very important one is your choice of flooring. It is imperative that your flooring has the ability to waterproof the space below, vinyl decking products are a great way to achieve the waterproof finish with a stylish look and feel.

What are the benefits of a rooftop patio?

A rooftop living space can provide a number of benefits but there are considerations and planning before you can start to enjoy that great view of downtown. Whether you are in an urban setting overlooking the city lights or a country setting surrounded by nature; a rooftop patio is sure to provide privacy along with sweeping views.