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Best Decking

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Decking

Best Decking

We tested 25 decking to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each Decking based on the following criteria:

  • Resistance to slipping
  • Resistance to mildew
  • Resistance to sagging
  • Resistance to color change
  • Resistance to staining
  • Resistance to flexing

Below lists the Decking that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which Decking is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Decking

Best Decking for Resistance to slipping

Resistance to slipping is amount of friction for leather and neoprene under wet and dry conditions.


This Decking which tested best for Resistance to slipping has the following features: .

Best Decking for Resistance to mildew

Resistance to mildew reflects resistance to growth in damp or humid, shady areas.


This Decking which tested best for Resistance to mildew has the following features: .

Best Decking for Resistance to sagging

Resistance to sagging is resistance to permanent bending from gravity over time.


This Decking which tested best for Resistance to sagging has the following features: .

Best Decking for Resistance to color change

Resistance to color change reflects retention of original color, based on weathering, cleaning


This Decking which tested best for Resistance to color change has the following features: .

Best Decking for Resistance to staining

Resistance to staining is resistance to ketchup, mustard, other common spills


This Decking which tested best for Resistance to staining has the following features: .

Best Decking for Resistance to flexing

Resistance to flexing is resistance to bending under load.


This Decking which tested best for Resistance to flexing has the following features: .