Are you a subscriber but don’t have an online account?

Register for full online access.


More stories about Azek

  • Fastening and Finishing PVC Trim

    The best ways to get the most out of this popular material.

  • Starborn Pro Plug System for PVC

    A special tool and pre-made plugs help speed up the process of screwing down and plugging PVC deck boards.

  • Tightening a House When Replacing the Siding

    I don't think my client was planning on an energy retrofit when he first talked to me about repairing and repainting the shingle siding on his 120-year-old Massachusetts home.

  • Products

    Central-vac alternative; bay-front fireplace; wood-look decking; quick-dry latex paint; lighter bricks; more

  • Expanding a Narrow Laundry Room

    Cantilevering the floor and using the existing roof overhang kept costs down.

  • Products

    Accordion Screens ~ Ingenious Deck Spacers ~ Rolling Along ~ Weather-Resistant Wood Doors ~ Houdini Hutch ~ Practical Porch Railing ~ PVC Porch Decking ~ Impact-Resistant Acrylic

  • Products

    Pneumatic Shingle Knife ~ Cellular PVC Decking ~ Last Line of Defense ~ Closed-Cell Foam Sealant ~ Stable Shower Stall

  • Products

    Weatherproof Moldings ~ Lighter Fiber Cement ~ Impervious Siding ~

  • Not Just a Pretty Face

    While curb appeal still holds some cachet with buyers, it's what lies beneath a beautiful facade that really counts in the long run. Ted Cushman reports on the hard-won experience of Smokey Saduk, who has pioneered the use of low-maintenance synthetics backed by an impeccable weather barrier to...

  • Q&A: Compressive Strength Of Cellular PVC Trim

    Q. Compressive Strength Of Cellular PVC Trim What kind of compressive strength do cellular PVC trim products such as Azek have? Can they be safely sandwiched between a supporting column and a bearing beam, for example?