Deck Materials

Your BBQ headquarters, your sunny afternoon tea spot, your ‘grow your own herbs’ garden, your family fun location—your deck.

Learn more about decking.

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Deck Material Features

Here at Branford Building Supplies we have everything you need to create a beautiful, long-lasting, spend every minute you can on it deck. If you already have one, we’ll help you maintain it and keep it beautiful and protected all year long.

Wood Decks – when an authentic look trumps all else, select wood. It’s easy to work with and comes in a variety of species, including Cedar, Mahogany and Ipe, a Brazilian Walnut. Wood decks need to be painted, sealed or stained, and we carry everything you need to keep your wood deck looking fabulous.

Cedar – We offer clear and STK cedar deck boards by Western Forest Products, a leading producer of quality appearance lumber products and known for distinctive straight and fine-grained fiber. Cedar decks offer natural insect resistance, and can be stained and maintained, or left to weather to a beautiful silvery-grey color. Complimentary cedar rail products are available.

Mahogany – Red Meranti is one of the most beautiful, durable, and decay-resistant species of wood in the world. It can add the perfect amount of warm, rich color to any home. The mahogany that we purchase is sourced from countries that are leaders in ecological, sustained forestry practices. No harmful chemicals are needed to treat mahogany boards.

Ipe – we stock the original – PauLope Brand decking. Considered the world’s finest hardwood decking, bar none, for its high-grade, defect-restricted, low-moisture content. Ipe will acclimate to an appealing grey patina, and the color can be maintained with annual treatments.

 

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Composite Decks – when you’re looking for an easy-care, low maintenance deck, select composite. Available in a wide range of colors and textures, it won’t splinter, crack, or rot. Choose from Trex, AZEK or Timbertech. And, while composite decks don’t need re-painting or re-sealing, they do need to be kept clean. Check with our expert staff on which product will work best for your deck.

Trex® – the world’s #1 decking brand and the inventor of wood alternative composite decking. From the beginning, Trex has been committed to helping create low-maintenance, high performance decks. Trex offers a wide variety of railing and outdoor products, and an industry leading warranty. Trex also offers deck framing materials (triple-coated steel beams, joists and tracks) that create the strongest and straightest structural support.

AZEK® – engineered with proprietary Procell Technology, virtually eliminating the shortfalls associated with today’s decking materials. The material resists mold, stains, and surface scratches. AZEK offers a wide variety of complimentary railing and outdoor products to go with your deck.

TimberTech® – Now a part of the AZEK family, Timbertech Earthwood Evolutions takes scratch, stain, and fade resistance to a new level. Capped with a protected poly shell featuring HydroLock technology, the plank is resistant to the elements and comes with a 25-year Fade and Stain Warranty.

Deck Railings – the finishing touch that adds so much. Whether it’s a unique cap post, decorative balusters for a stylish flair, or cable railing that provides a streamlined look, Branford Building Supplies will help you turn an ordinary deck into an extraordinary one.

Outdoor Living – If you need a pergola to bring some much needed shade, or have been trying for years to get around to installing a trellis, even if you just need to replace a mailbox or weathervane, Branford Building Supplies is the go-to resource for all your outdoor living needs. Bring in pictures of your property and meet with our knowledgeable sales staff. Before you know it, you can cross everything off your “To Do” list and just enjoy all your accomplishments.