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West Virginia University undergrad student interning at Benecke-Hornschuch Surface Group. Jacob C. Kubik

Why Are Seams So Important With Vinyl Deck Membranes?

Deck Membranes: All They Seam To Be Deck Membrane Seam Importance - Vinyl deck membranes themselves are completely 100% waterproof. The places that aren't made 100% waterproof are place where two pieces of material come together, or seams. This is why seams are so important when you're trying to make [...]

By |2017-07-03T15:59:11+00:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, Grant Barlow|0 Comments

How Do You Clean Vinyl Deck Membranes?

Keep Your Deck Membranes Clean Cleaning Deck Membranes - If you have a vinyl deck membrane (Hopefully, it's IntelliDeck!), you're likely to wonder "How do I clean a deck membrane?". Chances are, it's probably more simple than you think, and this is one of the many reasons that vinyl deck [...]

By |2017-07-03T16:56:02+00:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, Grant Barlow|0 Comments

Can Pets Damage Vinyl Deck Membranes?

Pet Friendly Decking Solution Pet Friendly Decking - Fun fact: Around 75% of American homes have a pet of some sort in them, but does this pose a problem for those of us who want vinyl deck membranes? To answer this question we went to our vinyl decking experts, Grant [...]

By |2017-06-27T15:40:00+00:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, Grant Barlow|0 Comments

Do Deck Membranes Hold Heat?

Step With Caution or Barefoot Friendly? Decking Membranes Hold Heat - One of the big things that people seem to always wonder about vinyl deck membranes is "Are they hot?", and you might be surprised to learn that they aren't that hot. In-fact, some deck membranes (like IntelliDeck cool colors™) [...]

By |2017-07-03T17:00:36+00:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, Grant Barlow|0 Comments

Where Else Can Deck Membranes Be Used?

Oh, The Places Deck Membranes Go Deck Membrane Places - The bottom line is this: Deck membranes can be put just about anywhere you want them to go. They're versatile and especially good at waterproofing and slip resisting surfaces. Not only can they really go places, but they usually do [...]

By |2017-07-03T15:35:58+00:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, Grant Barlow|0 Comments

Can I Have Deck Railing With Deck Membranes?

Have Your Deck and Your Railings Too Deck Railings - You might think that you can't have deck railings when you use a deck membrane, but then you'd be wrong. Yes, it's true that you need to make holes in order to properly attach the railing, but it's not a [...]

By |2017-07-03T15:07:11+00:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, Grant Barlow|0 Comments

Why Is My Deck Membrane Leaking?

Leaky Deck Membranes Why Does It Leak? - If you own a deck  and  have tried waterproofing it one way or another and you're still having problems, then you should know two things. 1. You're not alone, 2. There's a reason it's leaking. Grant Barlow and MyWaterproofDeck know how to keep [...]

By |2017-07-03T17:02:07+00:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, Grant Barlow|0 Comments

Can you waterproof deck posts?

Waterproofing Deck Posts Waterproof Posts - Think your deck posts will leak with a deck membrane on your deck? Think again! Grant Barlow and MyWaterproofDeck have worked hard over the years to make every area of a deck waterproof. In the video, Grant talks about the finer points of making your [...]

By |2017-07-03T15:04:03+00:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, Grant Barlow|0 Comments