Asked by: Kirilka Nietsch
asked in category: General Last Updated: 20th March, 2020

Will dogs scratch composite decking?

While composite decking may require less maintenance than wood, it has a variety of drawbacks. Composite decking is soft and easily scratched. Moving furniture or even dogs playing on the deck can cause lasting damage. These decks are also prone to fading.

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Thereof, does composite decking scratch easily?

Scratching: Composite decking is made of a combination of wood and plastic. This combination is intended to reduce chance of rot and extend the life of the deck. T he material is not indestructible. The surface of the boards can be scratched rather easily.

what is the best type of composite decking? TimberTech (AZEK) Railing products include both solid PVC and some composite materials. TimberTech AZEK products are high-quality, premium lines, perhaps the best (and most expensive) of all the composite decking manufacturers, with a limited warranty of 50 years.

Then, how does composite decking hold up to dogs?

Finding Decking That Keeps Splinters and Nails out of Dog Paws. In addition, composite decking produces an all-around safer and more comfortable deck to walk on. While they keep the splinters away, the fact that composite decking doesn't weather means you don't have screws and nails popping up out of decking surface.

How can I protect my deck from my dog?

Chewing on the Wood To discourage your dog from chewing on your deck spray corners, edges and anywhere they may gnaw with no chew spray. The spray can be picked up at any pet store. Another way to keep your dog from gnawing on the deck is by keeping a few toys outside for them to chew on instead.

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