Choosing a Composite for Decking: Trex Spotlight

Researching materials for your deck building services in St. Petersburg can be overwhelming. Synthetic lumbers, pressure-treated woods, aluminum, and composites…too many options! On top of that, each has hundreds of variations when railings, trims, and other customizations are added. Don’t fear! The experienced crew at Priority Marine is ready to help you with your decision. One of their finest materials, Trex, is a hardy composite made from wood fibers and recycled materials, and is one of the most popular choices in the Tampa Bay.

Features of Trex

Created from a combination of 5% wood fibers and 95% recycled plastic, this composite material is eco-friendly and weather-resistant. Trex is extremely durable, making it the preferred choice for deck building services in St. Petersburg. Features of this composite include:

  • No splintering, warping, rotting, or splitting
  • No painting, staining, or sanding necessary
  • Comes in a variety of colors and sizes
  • Easy to clean- Just use hot water, soap, and a bristle brush
  • Weather-resistant, thanks to a protective shell
  • Deep wood grain, giving it the appearance and texture of traditional wood

With such a low-maintenance product, you can spend less time on upkeep and more time on fun.

Where to Find the Best Deck Building Services

Whether you’ve decided Trex is the material for you or you want more advice, you need a St. Petersburg deck building service to make your dream a reality. Professionals can help you weigh the pros and cons of each type, ensuring your marine construction meets all of your expectations. Priority Marine has the expertise to help you from start to finish, and their work meets and exceeds construction requirements in all Tampa Bay area. Construction features include:

  • All stainless steel screw hardware
  • 5/8” hot-dipped galvanized bolts on all structural members
  • Double-bolted sills – 2×10’s
  • 2×8 joists – 16” on center and doubled on exterior bands

They also offer a wide selection of the industry’s best supplies, and can help you balance cost and functionality. To see the strong, comprehensive craftsmanship of Priority Marine, check out their gallery here. Members of the Florida Marine Contractors Association, they’ve been in the business for over 30 years, and are invested in providing you with the best marine construction services. If you’re interested in learning more about boat dock, seawall construction, boat lift, and deck building services in St. Petersburg call (727) 447-1373.


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