When does the finish need to be refinished?

With Knotwood, you never have to paint, stain or oil it, saving you time and money.

 

What screw do I need?

Because galvanic corrosion happens when dissimilar metals come into contact with each other we perfer using a hardened self tapping aluminum screws these are recommended for costal conditions.  If you are not exposed to constant salt air you can also use self tapping galvanized steel screws.  

 

Is there touch up for scratches?

Yes, contact us for more information to purchase.

 

Does the decking get hot?

Yes, in direct sunlight the decking will be warm.  Aluminum dissipates heat faster than any other material and tests have shown Knotwood aluminum decking to slightly cooler than traditional wood, composites and ipe.

 

Does it scratch?

If mistreated anything will scratch but it is the most durable exterior finish avaliable to date.

 

Is it expensive?

Pricing is comparable to a composite or quality hardwood, with long term savings because of its low maintenance.

 

How is the wood grain applied?

Woodgrain is applied through a process called sublimation.  

For more information about the process click here.

 

Can I do it myself?

Yes any homeowner or contractor can do it. 

Please contact us for more information.

 

What sizes does it come in?

We have many systems, profiles and sizes available.

Please visit our systems and profiles page for more information.

 

Can you color match?

Yes we can, minimum quantities are required.  

Contact us for more information.

 

Does the decking get slippery?

It is comparable to real wood decks, we have resin built in to reduce slip.

 

Whats your lead time?

Many items are stocked locally, lead times vary if you require non stocked items.

Please contact us for more information.

 

Do you install?

No we don't, we are a distributor for knotwood, however we have trained certified installers in many areas.

Please contact us for find your closest installer.