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Trex Composite Decking vs. PermaTrak Concrete Boardwalk

28 Oct 2015 Trex is the most well known wood-composite decking material on the market, and for good reason. The company controls ~35-40% of the composite decking market, using plastic bags to make the boards. . These lawsuits allege issues with the material itself (rotting, molding, discoloration, etc), false advertisement (false claims that the material is maintenance free, and failure by Trex to 

Wacky Weds; Composite Decking Lawsuits & Issues - The HTRC

29 May 2013 The first is called “composite” because it is generally comprised of sawdust, plastic & a binder. some synthetic fabrics, plastics, watch crystals, leather, painted or varnished surfaces” (yes that means wood decks also).

Trex wins court approval to settle class action lawsuit - Plastics News

22 Aug 2013 Inc. has preliminary court approval to settle a class action lawsuit alleging products had mold and color problems. Trex has developed higher performance wood/plastic composite decking to address consumer concerns, 

Aluminum Clad, Vinyl Clad, Window Deterioration THE TRUTH

11 Sep 2011 Fast forward 15 years and this developer has been sued multiple times for faulty installation of their "premium" windows. I have had . We bought them and they work great no wood rot because it is a composite product..

The Latest on Composite and Plastic Deck Durability

New technologies have made low-maintenance composite,and plastic-based decking an ever more attractive alternative to wood alternatives. In 2010, Trex announced a settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed in California. At issue were 

Composite Decking vs Wood - A Composite Decking Review,History

composite Decking vs wood Decks, A composite decking review updated for 2018. Is composite decking worth the I have heard noises recently about virgin PVC products being the focus of a class action suit. PVC materials may have a 

Synthetic Decking Update Professional Deck Builder Composite

11 Feb 2016 Capped composites now rule the roost, but uncapped decking isn't going away just yet. A few years ago, capped WPC decking was just a blip on the radar; now these products command more than In addition, there were many homeowner complaints about mildew problems, which led to several class-action and direct-action lawsuits against some of the major decking manufacturers 

Trex: marketing hype and unproven technology – Glenn Chan's

11 May 2017 Trex was one of the companies that pioneered the use of wood-plastic composites as decking material over 2 from virtually all manufacturers that have led to recalls, expensive warranty claims, and class action lawsuits.

Raising the bar on WPC durability : CompositesWorld

wood plastic composites weather the recession and questions about their weatherability. an industry looking to capitalize on and maintain its early success: WPC pioneer Trex settled a much-publicized lawsuit out of court in July of this year.

Wood Plastic Composite Market by Type, Application & by

[152 Pages] wood plastic composite Market by Application (Building & Construction Products, Automotive Components, Industrial & Consumer Goods), Type 5.4.4.2 lawsuits Filed Against wood-plastic composites Companies 5.5 Burning 

Choosing the Best Composite Decking BuildingAdvisor

In some cases, products failed altogether as the composite chemistry failed to hold together or the wood fibers in some products absorbed water and rotted. Class-action lawsuits have been filed against Fiberon, Trex, , Azek (plastic 

Some Homeowners Considering a Rhino Decking Lawsuit

13 Jul 2016 A Rhino decking lawsuit attorney notes that legal action may be an option for people who have experienced issues Made from a mix of wood pulp and high density polyethylene plastics, Rhino Deck composite decking is 

Trex Decking / Fencing Class Action Settlement Class Action Rebates

Trex Decking / Fencing Class Action Settlement. Class Eligibility: Purchasers of Trex (a plastic composite, wood alternative) decking, railing, or fencing materials made between 8/1/2004 and 8/27/2013. Trex was sold under a variety of brands 

Garbage Into Gold: Inside Trex's Stunning Turnaround - Forbes

11 Feb 2015 When Ron Kaplan took over as CEO of Trex in January 2008, he knew the composite wood decking In the '90s a bunch of Mobil Oil engineers figured out how to make decking out of plastic waste and wood scraps, creating a composite that wouldn't rot or splinter. Customers saw their new deck surfaces deteriorate, and they started filing lawsuits (Trex settled in 2010 and still pays to 

CPG faces potential class-action lawsuit - Business - The Times

7 Mar 2014 Three lawsuits against CPG International of Scranton regarding its Azek decking were recently consolidated in Other types of decking include composite, a blend of sawdust, plastic and binder; and cap stock, wood with a 

Alcoa Oasis Lawsuit Composite Decking Problems - ClassAction.org

10 Oct 2013 Consumers experiencing cracking, warping or other problems with Alcoa composite Deck and Rail may have legal Oasis decking is a manufactured composite decking material designed to look and work like natural wood.

Composite Roof Shingles - Bob Vila

composite roof shingles, whether made to resemble wood shakes or slate shingles, are often virtually Class-action lawsuits have showered down as so-called “lifetime” roofing products with names like Hardishake, Maxishake, and DaVinci Roofscapes' Bellaforte Tuscana Polymer composite Shake Roof Tiles.

Lawsuits Against Azek Decking are Consolidated - Fine Homebuilding

27 Mar 2014 Separate class-action lawsuits claiming Azek PVC decking is defective have been consolidated under multidistrict rules despite the manufacturer's claims its product will outperform wood or wood/plastic composite decking.

Trex To Pay $8M To Settle Deck Fungus Class Action - Law360

20 Aug 2013 The settlement resolves lawsuits brought by 11 plaintiffs across the U.S. beginning in 2009, who alleged the wood-plastic composite decks they purchased from Trex were quickly plagued by fungal spotting and discoloration.

Composite or PVC: Which One is Best?| EcoBuilding Pulse

Should you demand to know what's in this stuff? Well, since 2004, seven wood-plastic composite manufacturers and suppliers have faced lawsuits related to a host of problems, including fading and color changes, slippery surfaces, shrinkage, 

How Composite Decking's Changed & What People Are Buying Now

14 Oct 2017 Some of the major decking manufacturers even faced class-action lawsuits for the sub-par products. Because of the is a traditional wood/plastic composite product, while AZEK Decking is a pure PVC plank.

Trex Decking Mold Class Action Lawsuit - ClassAction.org

10 Oct 2013 Trex Decking Mold Growth? Find out if you qualify for a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer. Additional Details: Trex is a plastic and wood composite material used to build outdoor decks. Warranty Issues 

Top 77 Reviews and Complaints about Trex Composite Decking

16 Apr 2018 Moving to an adult community, we decided to replace the wood deck with Trex, as their ads touted 'easy care', 'low .. After some research I discovered there was a class action lawsuit on this particular decking for flaking and