Installing outdoor tile over wood deck can potentially create a situation where moisture gets trapped beneath the wood deck tiles. With enough moisture, wood becomes vulnerable to decay and rotting. Obviously, you don't want to set yourself up for even more damage by creating space for fungi to flourish.
NewTechWood UltraShield Deck Tile is a 100% eco-friendly capped composite deck tile comprised of natural wood grains and interlocking base for quick and easy installation. Also, the decking tiles will not bend, warp, split, or crack so not only is it easy to install; it is virtually maintenance free.
However, if you’re feeling buyer’s remorse over the color of deck tiles you bought, you can absolutely paint your composite deck. Be sure to wash and sand the deck first. Then, find a high-quality deck paint that states that it can be used on synthetic or composite surfaces.
When updating a deck with new decking, it’s crucial that the old decking be removed so the joists and beams can be assessed and repaired if necessary. Installing decking over old decking will drastically reduce the lifespan of the material.
Deck Tiles: Instantly transform your space with deck tiles. You can put them right over an outdoor surface and they don’t require tools or glue. You can put them right over an outdoor surface and they don’t require tools or glue.