Westech Building Products. The all-vinyl Presidio Deck and Dock system features 1 ½-inch-thick by 12-inch-wide deck board with a slip-resistant embossed wood grained surface. Available in white, almond, and pebblestone, the flame-retardant and chemical-resistant system features easy-to-install one-piece construction that requires no special tools, attachment devices, or clips to apply, the maker says. 800.464.8614. www.westechbp.com.
Potlatch. The company partnered with Chemco, makers of fire-retardant treatments, to create Safer-Wood deck and siding panels. A vacuum pressure process removes air and moisture from the wood cells and replaces it with environmentally friendly fire retardant. The inland red cedar is then cured to lock the retardant into the wood. 888.556.7066. www.potlatchcorp.com.
Cabot. S.P.F. Deck & Fence Finish system employs a hydrophilic resin system that is compatible with water and can be applied just hours after rain or surface washing. The system begins with Cleaner & Conditioner, followed by the actual finish, which is offered in three pigments. The system can be applied to a variety of woods, including pressure-treated pine, cedar, redwood, fir, cypress, spruce, and hardwoods. 800.877.8246. www.cabotstain.com.
Royal Crown Limited. The Deck Lok vinyl decking system has been deemed in full compliance with all building code standards set forth by the IBC, IRC, and UBC, and is now available to every region of the country. The 100% vinyl decking won't splinter or split, and requires no sealing or staining, the maker says. 800.488.5245. www.royalcrownltd.com.
Deckorators. The Scenic Series of beveled glass balusters were designed to make a dramatic impression. The 4-inch-wide balusters are made of 5/16-inch tempered glass with safety edges, and they include corrosive-resistant fittings that help them perform well in humid or salt air environments. The clear or tinted balusters maximize the view from the deck and make for a unique look. 800.332.5724. www.deckorators.com.
TimberTech. The latest addition to the company's ornamental railing system is the ornamental spindle, offered in a colonial design. Available in both 6-foot and 8-foot kits, the spindles are pre-cut to 27 inches to establish the 36-inch residential height requirement. The 6-foot kit includes 15 spindles and the 8-foot kit includes 19 spindles. 800.307.7780. www.timbertech.com.
Epoch. Elements decking is an extruded composite featuring duo-finish, reversible boards that can be installed with either the corded or matte side up. Offered in Cape Cod grey, redwood, or weathered wood, the decking comes with a 10-year limited warranty against rotting, splitting, splintering, and termite damage. 800.405.0546. www.elementsdecking.com.
Correct Building Products. New in the CorrectDeck DCL (dimensional composite lumber) line is the 4-inch by 4-inch by 8-foot RapidRail post. Code-approved for structural applications, the post gives the option of composite structural support for deck railings and light structures, the maker says. 877.332.5877. www.correctdeck.com.
Alcoa. The Oasis Decking/Railing System offers both composite and PVC components. The composite, made of high-density polyethylene and yellow pine flour, is both lighter and stronger than its competitors, the maker says. Both the composite and PVC product lines are resistant to rot, insects, splitting, splintering, mold, and moisture, and don't require painting or staining. 800.962.6973. www.alcoahomes.com.