TimberTech XLM Plank decking

 
Approximate retail price:
$650
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Type: Plastic decking materials
About - TimberTech XLM Plank

The TimberTech XLM Plank is part of the decking test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, decking material models like the XLM Plank are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


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

Resistance to flexing:
Resistance to flexing is resistance to bending under load.

Resistance to sagging:
Resistance to sagging is resistance to permanent bending from gravity over time.
Features & Specs - TimberTech XLM Plank
info Grained/smooth sides No
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1.0
Buyer Beware
2/4/2016
Pros
Absolutely Nothing
Cons
Company Character
Product Quality
Warranty
Best Uses
Would Not Use
Comment:
Purchased $14,000 of material in 2009 for a deck. Immediately started having discoloration issues along with warping and cracking. TimberTech refuses to acknowledge any issues. Blames everything on installation and environment. I have a wooden pier that is older and looks 10 times better. Buyer Beware.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Not worth the money
1/14/2016
Pros
Looks Good The First Week
Cons
Will Fade Fast
Best Uses
DONT USE
Comment:
This material is not cheap, and comes with a warranty that is not worth the paper its written on. The material faded after one Canadian summer, to the point were it looks like a 35 year old deck. They will not stand behind their product.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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1.0
Huge miss for stair railings
10/9/2015
Pros
Cons
Stair Gaskets End Caps
Best Uses
Comment:
I just spent over $10,000 on materials to find out Timbertech has a huge miss on their stair parts. No end caps or gaskets for the stair rails!!! I was told to caulk it by the Timbertech Rep!! Very disappointing and a huge miss on their part to have a beautiful deck and then go down the 5' wide stairs and have the rails look unfinished!! Too much money to ask a consumer to spend and then have their tech say yeah we don't have anything to finish it like we do on straight rails just caulk it! We know it's a problem but we don't offer anything to fix it!!!!!!! Unacceptable answer and unacceptable attitude!!!!! The deck is amazing but ends in disappointment!!
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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