Decks & Outdoor Living

Top 4 Composite Decking Brands 2022

Composite materials are a great choice for building a deck. Learn about the top 4 composite decking brands here that would be great options for your deck.


Composite decking has exploded in popularity in recent years and is only expected to continue growing throughout the 2020s. A major reason for this growth is consumer demand for a better alternative to wood that requires less maintenance, is more eco-friendly, and lasts longer.

As a homeowner who is in the market for a composite decking supplier or a deck builder, knowing the most popular brands on the market will help you make an informed product choice for your deck. 

As a custom deck builder who has 15+ years of experience working with composite materials, we understand the manufacturers and what their products offer. 

In this article, you will learn about the most popular composite decking brands, their product lines, outdoor living options, and brand distinctions.

Composite decking is an industry term that covers many kinds of engineered products that include:

  • Traditional wood fiber and plastic (Polyethylene & Polypropylene) mixture 
  • PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride).

(This list is in no particular order. The numbers listed are not rankings).

1. Trex

Trex has been producing composite decking materials since 1996 and is one of the most popular among consumers. They offer a wide range of product lines at varying price points to meet any budget.

Trex logo

Product lines

Trex offers 4 product lines at different price points with various color options available at each price point. Trex composite deck boards come in a standard width of 5 ½”. All of Trex’s products are made of wood fiber and plastic material.

Trex offers a 25-year limited warranty for all of their composite decking products which cover splintering, cracking, fading in the color, and stains to the deck boards.

Their product lines are:

Trex deck colors

Outdoor living products

Trex offers a wide range of products to enhance your deck experience, including: 

  • Deck railings
  • Under decking 
  • Deck lighting options
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Fencing
  • Pergolas
  • Spiral stairs
  • Cornhole boards

Distinguishing features

Trex is proud to manufacture all of its products in the USA. Their composite decking products are made using 95% recycled materials to reduce their impact on the environment. 

Trex has received several awards for its efforts including:

  • Green Builder Magazine’s Readers' Choice Award for greenest decking
  • Trex ranked number 12 on Forbes 2021 list of 100 midsize companies
  • Trex earned the distinction of being named the most trusted outdoor decking brand by Lifestory Research

2. Timbertech

Timbertech has been producing composite deck boards since 1997. They are a popular brand amongst deck builders.

Timbertech logo

Product lines

Timbertech offers three product lines made of both types of composite materials.

Timbertech’s PVC deck product line:

Timbertech’s wood fiber and plastic deck product line:

Timbertech’s decking materials come in a wide variety of colors and widths to suit any style you want.

Timbertech deck color options

Outdoor living products

Timbertech also offers outdoor living products such as:

  • Deck railing options
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Deck lighting options

Distinguishing features

Timbertech’s Azek product line is made of up to 50% recycled content whereas the Pro and Edge product lines are made of up to 80% recycled content. Timbertech also offers free samples of their deck boards so you can figure out which color scheme will work best for your deck.

3. Fiberon

Fiberon decking was founded in 1997 in North Carolina and has been producing composite decking materials ever since. 

Fiberon offers decking boards in two main varieties. The types are PVC and wood fiber and plastic.

Fiberon logo

Product lines

Fiberon offers product lines made of both types of decking materials.

Fiberon’s PVC deck product line:

  • Concordia (50-year fade & stain warranty)
  • Sanctuary (40-year fade & stain warranty)
  • Good Life
    • Weekender Collection (25-year fade & stain warranty)
    • Escapes Collection (30-year fade & stain warranty)
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  • ArmorGuard (25-year fade & stain warranty)
    • (Available exclusively to Home Depot)

Outdoor living products

Some outdoor living products that Fiberon offers include:

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Lighting options
  • Deck railing options

Distinguishing Features

Fiberon employs more than 500 people in the USA with manufacturing plants in North Carolina and Idaho. 

All of their composite decking products are made in the USA in a sustainable manner, recapturing almost 99% of the waste generated from the manufacturing process.

4. MoistureShield

Founded in 1988, MoistureShield has been a popular composite decking supplier for professional deck builders.

MoistureShield logo

Product lines

MoistureShield offers several product lines, all made of wood fibers and plastic, to match any budget. Every product comes with a 50-year transferable structural warranty but each product line has its own limited fade and stain warranty.

MoistureShield’s composite decking comes in a variety of colors and textures to meet any style you are looking for.

Outdoor living products

MoistureShield’s outdoor living products are not as varied as the other brands. The only other products they offer for their decks are deck railings and deck lights.

Distinguishing features

All of MoistureShield’s products are made in the USA with a transferable 50-year structural warranty. Their deck products are sustainable, using 95% recycled content.

Next steps to choosing your best composite decking brand

Whether you are planning to create your own deck or hire a contractor to do it for you, you are now familiar with the best composite deck suppliers in the country.

If you are planning for a deck project at your home in the Mid-Michigan area,  contact Custom Built to design and build your custom deck. We are well-versed in outdoor living spaces and would love to be your deck builder.

As a Trex PRO Platinum installer, Custom Built uses Trex as our primary composite decking supplier. We have been long-time users of Trex products and trust the company and the product we are installing. 

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