best composite decking reviews 2015

i've had samples of various composite decking materials out on my very old (wood) deck since spring, looking for the best replacement material. the azek seemed to . well, after reading all of the above (and people's reviews on consumer reports), i am thinking i'll stay away from it. there are enough .

trex announced a settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed in california. at issue were flaking problems that trex had earlier found to be linked to its manufacturing plant in nevada. trex has been making good on its warranty by replacing decks, an ongoing obligation that is costing tens of millions of dollars.

composite decking material uses a combination of plastic and wood fibers. the newer . for its low maintenance and good looks, it's worth a look, but shop around. "not all .

this story appears in the march 2, 2015 issue of forbes. subscribe. trex had the benefits of a monopoly, along with the arrogance that almost killed it. ron kaplan saved the synthetic-decking pioneer by treating it like a startup. when ron kaplan took over as ceo of trex in january 2008, he knew the .