Why Use Deck Protection Tape?

Why Use Deck Protection Tape?
Building a deck is an investment. Most decks are warranted to last about 25 years, but the timber substructure often starts to rot at about 8-10 years. You can prevent the joists and bearers from decaying by applying a butyl-based deck protection tape.

Why Use a Butyl Joist and Bearer Protection Tape?
The benefits of a butyl-based tape is that it protects the timber foundation from moisture for the life of the deck. Since an acrylic-based tape is not a sealant, it does not protect the timber from water that enters through a screw hole. Exposure to sunlight through the deck boards also degrades the acrylic adhesive.

Deck Protection Tape Comparison
There are different brands of deck protection tape available. The chart above provides a comparison between Trex Protect and an acrylic tape. Trex Protect is high quality and comes with a 20-year warranty from Trex – the World’s #1 decking brand.
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Calculate the Trex Protect Joist and Bearer tape that you need.
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Installing Trex Protect is easy and convenient to apply.
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