Rising consumer confidence will promote gains in the large residential improvement and repair market, as homeowners who postponed decking projects in the aftermath of the 2007-2009 recession undertake them going forward. Increasing market share for wood-plastic composite and plastic decking materials will boost..
the highest market share usage, but also ranked highest as the decking material having the most problems. Quality . The homeowners surveyed showed significant preference (15%) for plastic-wood composite decking whereas the contractors and architects surveyed (less than 3%) rarely indicated that this was their..
Feb 5, 2016 . Uncapped wood-plastic composite (WPC) decking has a higher price point than timber decking and railing, but it requires less maintenance and has a . North America is the largest market for composite decking and railing, with the United States contributing a major market share in the global as well as..
May 25, 2016 . Wood, composite decking expected to have annual gains each year. . Demand for decking in the U.S. is predicted to increase 1.8% each year to reach 3.55 billion linear feet in 2020, according to the Wood & Competitive . The non-wood share of the market rose from 12.5% in 2010 to 15.8% in 2015
Aug 1, 2007 . Alternative decking materials will continue to lead the decking market in terms of annual gains through 2011, further eroding the market share of wood materials. Composite decking will provide the strongest growth opportunity, fuelled by its high durability and low maintenance requirements, as well as by..
collecting market information on the material usage trend in the U.S. deck building industry since 1995. This report will present an analysis of the material usage trends and practices in the decking materials market. . Past studies have indicated that wood plastic composite decking (WPC) and plastic lumber (PVC)
An increase in customer preference for WPC products in the U.S. is driving the growth of the North American wood-plastic composites market. WPC is widely used for decking in the North American region as they do not rust and are highly impervious to decay, rot, and marine borer attack. North America is the largest market..
composite wood products. The results of a 2004 national survey of 156 deck builders and 212 home builders indicate that woodplastic composites are quickly gaining popularity among deck-building professionals as they increase their market share. This paper investigates deck-building professionals' use and perceptions..
The base year considered for the study is 2014 and the market size is forecasted from 2015 to 2020. A shift in the trend from natural wood towards composite decking & railing is witnessed. Composite decking & railing offers properties such as low thermal expansion, resistance to slip and colour fading and a few others..
Meanwhile, demand for cellular PVC decking rose 40% last year. Together they constitute decking's ultra-low maintenance segment, and Principia estimates their share of the total $1.1 billion market for non-wood decking and railing has risen to 45% today from 15% in 2008. Some firms put the capstock completely around..
Jan 19, 2016 . Following are six trends these "perts" predict will be influencing the look, feel and function of outdoor spaces in 2016. Outdoor "Rooms" .. Unlike wood, composite decking, such as , resists fading, staining, scratching and mold -- and won't rot, warp, crack or splinter. No sanding, staining or painting..
The report "Plastic Decking Market by Resin Type (HDPE, LDPE, PVC, PP), Composite Type (Capped, Uncapped), Type of Construction (Repairs & Remodeling, New Decks (Existing Constructions, New Constructions)), End-Use (Residential, Non-Residential) - Global Forecast to 2021", The plastic decking market size is..
Jun 6, 2017 . However, thanks to an explosion of composite lumber, plastic decking and hardwood imports, there's now a dizzying array of decking available. Whether you're breaking .. Both composites and plastic lumber come in sizes similar to wood decking, including 2 x 4, 2 x 6 and 5/4 x 6-in. Prices vary because..
into WPCs are being driven by customer wood fiber in polyethylene. These composites were on the industry's sold as deck boards, landscape timbers, picnic .. billion market) but the market for WPC decking is growing rapidly (Smith 2001). Market share grew from 2 percent of the decking market in 1997 to 8 percent in..
Sep 29, 2015 . With this trend towards the price spread increasing and becoming more sharply defined, the outlook is tempered for composites to be able to take notable market share from treated wood. Home Centers and Direct Purchases are on the Rise. With nearly 4,500 stores in the US and Canada, home centers..
Dec 22, 2017 . The results of a 2004 national survey of 156 deck builders and 212 home builders indicate that wood-plastic composites are quickly gaining popularity among deck-building professionals as they increase their market share. This paper investigates deck-building professionals' use and perceptions of the..
HD Deck is a long-lasting alternative to lumber; combining traditional wood appearance with the durability of plastic and some industry experts are already .. parts of the world, notably the United States, Germany, and France, they currently hold less than 5% market share here in the UK, but massive growth is anticipated