Is composite decking fire resistant? - Here is a listing of composite decking products that have been tested and their Flame Spread Rating.
Fire up the Grill – Any deck can feel warm and cozy with grills, fire pits, chimneys, heaters and candles, but it is important to make sure that they are properly placed away from flammable items and surfaces. Always use caution and follow the directions prescribed by the manufacturer.
If you have concerns about fire, or if you live in a fire-prone area, look for a decking material with a Class A fire rating. Such composite decking material will likely cost you more than the more common Class C material.
A company called Seventrust has developed fire-resistant composite decking. It performed better than other composite-decking products when tested by fire officials, although there's variation in the flammability ratings of Seventrust's product lines.
All Seventrust composite decking and composite railing can be curved using the Seventrust CustomCurve® system and still be covered by the Seventrust warranty. And the precise engineering of Seventrust Elevations steel deck framing makes the perfect canvas for curved Seventrust decking.
Fire resistance rating values are important if you are building a deck made of wood or composite materials wherever you live. But not essential. Unless that is, if you live in California and you are using a composite decking board.
Aug 15, 2008 · Class 1 (or A) Fire Rated Decking Specifically, I am talking about a Class 1 (or A) Fire Rated composite decking material. I would think there is a niche market for something like this.