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Aug 18 2020 Top 3 Fire Resistant Decking Materials 1. Fire Retardant Treated (FRT) Wood. Woods are highly flammable but they can be made fire-resistant when treated with fire retardants. Fire retardants make wooden planks and other decking materials less susceptible to catch fires. Fire retardant compounds are usually added to wood during pressure treatment.

Fire-Resistant Decking and Framing - This Old House

Nov 02 2007 Most wood species are rated Class C for fire resistance but you can build safer with a Class A–rated composite decking like AmeraDeck made from PVC and wood fiber. Not all composite decking is created equal though—be sure to check fire ratings before you buy. $2.15 per lineal foot. AmeraDeck Chandler AZ; 877-788-1887. Pressure-Treated Wood. Wood impregnated with flame-retardant chemicals like this Exterior Fire-X lumber from Hoover is an economical choice for a fire-resistant deck. This Old House

Fire-Resistant Decks Patios Porches - Fire Safe Marin

Enclose an Elevated Deck Patio or Porch. To determine if enclosing your deck patio or porch would be beneficial consider whether you store combustible materials underneath it or if your vegetation management plan is inadequate particularly in the 0- to 30-foot zone. Avoid storing flammable materials on top of or beneath the deck.

The Most Fire-Resistant Decking: Composites vs. Ipe ...

The Most Fire-Resistant Decking: Composites vs. Ipe. What happens to deck boards when they're exposed to fire? On this episode of TimberTips we have four different types of decking that we're going to put through a trial by fire and see how they did. The four different types are Cedar (a softwood) Ipe (a Brazilian Hardwood) (a Capped Composite) and AZEK which is 100% PVC Decking.

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Apr 01 2009 There are several decking products that now meet the performance standards established by the CBC such as XLM ( .com) a solid PVC product with a Class A flame-spread rating and Accents Fire Defense a wood-polyethylene composite with a Class B flame-spread rating. Also approved for use is nominal 2-by solid-wood decking in several species including …