MATAVERDE® GARAPA DECKING
Garapa Decking vs. Synthetic Decking and Plastic Decking
Mataverde Garapa hardwood decking is a tough, exceptionally strong and long-lasting all-natural deck solution. Its lighter tones and affordable pricing make Garapa an outstanding solution for a deck. Garapa is resistant to scratches and fungal decay. When it comes to finding an affordably priced hardwood decking that goes beyond what synthetic plastic and composite decking offers, Garapa Decking is the winner.
From a performance standpoint, Mataverde Premium Garapa hardwood decking is clearly the overwhelming winner when compared to synthetic plastic and composite decking options. Garapa decking wins, beautifully and naturally on every measurable performance rating. Check out the comparison between Garapa decking versus synthetic and composite decking materials below. Use the comparsion chart below which shows Garapa decking compared to popular plastic and composite decking.
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GARAPA HARDWOOD DECKING COMPARISON CHART
Mataverde Garapa Decking vs. Synthetic Plastic and Composite Decking
It's clear that Mataverde Premium Garapa Hardwood Decking is the overwhelming winner when compared to synthetic plastic decking and synthetic composite decking materials. On nearly every measurable category, Garapa Hardwood decking wins - beautifully and naturally.
|PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS||Garapa Decking||Plastic Decking||Composite Decking|
|Real wood product||Yes||No||No|
|Can remove scratches easily||Yes||No||No|
|Initial Decking cost||Low-Med||High||High|
|Usable life expectancy||25+ years||10-20 years?*||10-15 years?**|
|Life Cycle cost||Low||Medium||High|
* Plastic decking has only been available recently. It is not yet known how long it will last.
**Composite decking has been available for about twenty years. Many early brands and products had significant product failures. The newer brands have been on the market for a short time. It is not yet known how long these products will last. Click here for more information about composite decking product failures.
As you can see on the above chart, Garapa Hardwood Decking clearly beats synthetic plastic decking and composite decking on strength, span capacity, scratch resistance, expansion and contraction, heat retention and other characteristics. To learn more about Mataverde Premium Garapa Hardwood Decking and other decking material choices, please follow any of the links below.