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MoistureShield CoolDeck® Technology:
Decking That Beats the Heat in Full Sun

MoistureShield CoolDeck Technology

Moisture Shield About Us

Finally, a Composite Decking Designed to Beat the Heat We created our CoolDeck® Technology to help reduce heat absorption by up to 35%* so you can stay much cooler under the hot summer sun. Available in our Vision® and Meridian™ capped wood composite lines, we’re the only company to offer this heat-resistant composite decking innovation that can help you create more comfortable outdoor environments, all season long.

Our Heat Resistant Solution

Scorching hot decking can make it difficult to get the most out of your outdoor spaces. This is especially true for families with children and pets. Traditional wood decking may be cooler in the sun than most composite decking, but it’s also prone to splintering, becoming slippery with mildew, and rotting over time. That’s why we created a solution for this common issue — heat-resistant composite decking.

MoistureShield composite decking with CoolDeck Technology doesn’t just keep bare feet and paws comfortable in the hot summer sun; it’s also splinter-free and slip-resistant. And, thanks to MoistureShield’s Solid Core, it’s the only decking product that can be installed on the water or underwater without any structural field failures, making it ideal for pool decks and lakeside docks.

Your Feet Will Thank You

Composite decking is an excellent building material because it lasts longer than wood and looks great without staining, painting or sanding. Many homeowners complain that composite decking gets too hot, especially in direct sun. That’s why we developed a heat-resistant composite decking solution. Our boards with CoolDeck Technology are the best composite decking for full sun.

MoistureShield composite decking is also proven to resist fading from sun exposure, so you can enjoy sunny days on your deck for years to come. Learn more about our Fade and Stain Warranty now.

Does Composite Decking Get Hot in the Sun?

Virtually any surface will get too hot on a summer day in full sun. But how hot can composite decking get in the sun? One study found that in direct sunlight, composite decks can reach temperatures from 34° to 76° F hotter than the surrounding air. On an 80° day, that could mean a deck surface temperature of more than 150°. That difference makes our CoolDeck technology the best choice for building your composite deck — even under full sun. Experience the CoolDeck difference for yourself today.

Options That Fit Your Style

Whether you live on the coast or the plains, you’ll appreciate a decking material that can help you beat the heat. While some deck builders say wood is the best material for full sun, the growing number of composite decking fans now have an option for low-temperature composite decking even in full sun.

Contact us for more information about how composite decking with CoolDeck Technology can transform your outdoor space.

Moisture Shield Vision

It’s time to step up to the future of composite decking. MoistureShield Vision, our strongest capped wood composite board, is protected with our exclusive DiamondDefense™ Coating to exude distinctive style while resisting scratches, stains, and damage on impact. MoistureShield’s Vision deck boards are available in beautiful color options and textures that reflect the look of real hardwood while ensuring unmatched performance features designed to last a lifetime.

  • 1" x 6" deck boards
  • Available in 12', 16' and 20' lengths
  • Offered in solid edge and grooved
  • 50-year transferable structural warranty
  • 50-year limited fade and stain warranty

  • Cathedral Stone

  • Cold Brew

  • Mochaccino

Moisture Shield Meridian

Create the perfect outdoor escape — get a natural wood look without all the upkeep. Our resilient, color-enriched Meridian-capped composite deck boards feature TruTexture™ Surface. This capped composite decking with a low-profile wood grain pattern and reduced pattern repetition evokes the look and feel of real wood and is combined with all the protection and performance of the Solid Core Difference™. Experience the beauty of a sanctuary that can be enjoyed for a lifetime with Meridian decking.

  • 1" x 6" deck boards
  • Available in 12', 16' and 20' length boards
  • Offered in square edge and grooved
  • 50-year transferable structural warranty
  • 40-year limited fade and stain warranty

  • Citadel Swatch

  • Citadel Swatch

  • Shoreside Swatch

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Due to its long lifespan and little upkeep, composite decking from Moisture Shield is an excellent material for wet settings. The Solid Core DifferenceTM in MoistureShield composite decking means that our products may be put on or near water and will not warp, swell, or crack after being cut. Because it absorbs so little water, marinas and docks are protected from the elements and will last for years. MoistureShield marine-grade composite decking boards are built with our exclusive Solid Core, an impenetrable barrier that prevents decay, rot, insect infestation, and more. The core continues to function normally after being ripped or torn, reducing the likelihood of warranty problems and permanent damage. We recommend this product to clients looking for robust, long-lasting decks and railings. When you work with us, you can be sure that you are getting the best deck for your needs. These photos are only a peek at the endless fence and deck possibilities we offer.
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Areas We Service We Provide Services to the Following Cities, Towns and Surrounding Regions of VA, WV, and MD:
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