What are the problems with Trex decking?

What are the problems with Trex decking?

Many Trex deck owners have complained of flaking, deterioration and even in extreme cases virtual disintegration of their Trex decks. It seems that under some conditions the coating seal placed on Trex composite decking can fail, exposing it to the elements.

Why is my Trex deck flaking?

Trex has previously announced that a small percentage of decking boards manufactured at its Fernley, Nevada plant between 2002 and 2007 suffered from surface flaking due to a manufacturing problem. In general, Trex recommends that homeowners always monitor their decks to ensure the structure is in good condition.

Why is my composite deck peeling?

Sunlight Issues The surfaces of the decking boards can mottle and splinter, and the edges can peel. Fading and discoloration is another undesirable effect of sunlight, but it is possible to correct fading by painting and staining the decking, provided you use the proper materials.

How do I get the warranty on my Trex?

To make a claim within the warranty period under the Trex Limited Warranty by mail, you may contact us at 1-800-BUY-TREX (1-800-289-8739) and a claim form will be mailed to you. Please complete the claim form and send supporting documents to: Trex Company, Inc.

Does Trex honor warranty?

(hereinafter “Trex”) warrants to the original purchaser (“Purchaser”) that, under normal use and service conditions, Trex® Signature™/Reveal® Railing (the “Product”) shall, for a period of twenty-five (25) years from the date of original purchase, be free from material defects in workmanship and materials.

How long does Trex really last?

between 25 and 30 years
Composite decking requires minimal upkeep and can last between 25 and 30 years.

Does Trex warp in sun?

Since then the technology has vastly improved. Modern composite decking has been engineered to stand up to decades of harsh weather, sun and constant foot traffic. Also, Trex composite decking offers a 25-year warranty that protects against fading and staining and warp. Ready to build your new deck?

How do you fix scratches on Trex decking?

Here are some methods you can use to fix scratches on your composite deck:

  1. Fill nicks and scratches with an epoxy-based filler and a putty knife.
  2. Try the heat method.
  3. Replace scratched boards with new ones.
  4. Consider consulting the manufacturer or retailer about your scratched decking.

How do you repair Trex decking?

What voids the Trex warranty?

If the surface of the Product is damaged or punctured, this warranty will be voided. Paint or Other Materials Applied to the Product: If paint or other coating materials are applied to the Product, this warranty will be voided.

What kind of warranty is on Trex decking?

25-Year Limited Residential Warranty
With virtually every product covered by our 25-Year Limited Residential Warranty, you can rest assured that your backyard investment is well protected. And even better: our high-performance decking products come with an extra layer of coverage: an additional 25-Year Limited Residential Fade & Stain Warranty.