Lifetime Exteriors is the premier greater Portland and Vancouver decking contractor offering many different choices of materials for all of our clients. Custom decking and decorative railings are a specialty of Lifetime Exteriors here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas. Lifetime Exteriors friendly and knowledgeable staff have over 20 years experience in custom deck building, planning, and designing, to replacing and repairing all different elements of decking. From certified environmental to natural wood options, Lifetime Exteriors implements long term solutions for your decking choices. Here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas, Lifetime Exteriors is proud to be an elite craftsman of TimberTech composite decking, Fiberon Premium IPE composite decking, Trex composite decking, Westcoat ALX, DuraDeck, and DecTec waterproofing deck coating systems. Lifetime Exteriors also offers grade A Real Cedar decking and specialty TigerWood decking that truly brings out the natural beauty and aesthetics of wood. Lifetime Exteriors will work with you to achieve the right product, color selection, and trim details to accent your home and landscaping.
The foundations of all Lifetime Exteriors decking installations include pressure treated support systems, and concrete footings for safety, security and extra structural stability. Comprehensive waterproofing methods are critical to the life span of your decking material here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas. Proper integration of flashing at the flanging frame plate, siding to wall intersections, and using only the finest screw down fasteners for long term protection are just a few of the necessary standards Lifetime Exteriors provides on every project.
Lifetime Exteriors provides and installs TimberTech decking, Fiberon lifetime composite decking boards and Trex decking with the option of being pre-colored or stain finishes that are maintenance free that include a special mounting system with hidden fasteners. Lifetime Exteriors will bring out the beauty of Real Cedar decking or TigerWood decking by applying advanced staining or clear sealants to enhance the true color pigment of wood. Here in the greater Portland metro and Vancouver surrounding areas, Lifetime Exteriors also provides and installs premium waterproofing deck coating systems like Westcoat ALX, DuraDeck, and DecTec that require an underlayment membrane. One of Lifetime Exteriors favorite aspects of decking here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas is the beauty of wood finishes that will complement our great Pacific Northwest. There is up to a 30 year product warranty from our decking manufacturers, and Lifetime Exteriors stands behind every decking project we do with a lifetime warranty on our workmanship for additional benefit. Lifetime Exteriors offers many different decorative railings and post options to compliment any style of decking and home here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas. From cedar spindles, cable lines, glass panels, and composite lifetime railing systems, Lifetime Exteriors will provide options that are custom done to your individual decking project.
Here in the greater Portland metro and Vancouver surrounding areas, Lifetime Exteriors has assisted and helped many homeowners, community management groups, property management firms, HOA boards, and committees from holding seminars to remediation outline and execution of necessary decking repairs due to moisture intrusion and construction defects. Property management services is another division of Lifetime Exteriors here in the greater Portland metro and Vancouver surrounding areas on residential homes, multi-family units such as townhomes, condominiums, apartment buildings, and commercial buildings is our specialty. Lifetime Exteriors works with many different architectural waterproofing firms, as well as numerous attorneys specializing in decking repairs, construction defects, and proper building envelope protection. Due to the large building boom the Pacific Northwest and especially the Portland metro area has seen over the past 15 years, construction defect and water intrusion has become an increasingly large problem. Leaking windows and doors, siding installed without a moisture barrier, high moisture content in the walls, dry rot evident, flashing pans omitted in critical detail areas like the decking ledger or flanging board, are just some of the common decking construction defects. EIFS stucco siding, DRYVIT stucco siding, and even LP siding and HardiePlank siding are commonly not integrated properly with the decking flanging plate.
Lifetime Exteriors has extensive experience in working with many owners with decking construction defects from local communities like Vancouver, Camas, Washougal, Portland, Beaverton, Tigard, Sherwood, Tualatin, Newberg, Hillsboro, Aloha, Happy Valley, Clackamas, Milwaukie, Gladstone, Oregon City, Canby, Gresham, Troutdale, Boring, Sandy, West Linn, Lake Oswego, Wilsonville, Salem and many other local areas. Lifetime Exteriors is also very familiar with the many different builders in the area and their common defects and poor workmanship. Warranty claims, forensic investigation measures, inspections, and non-invasive or destructive testing on the exterior cladding and wall assembly are all aspects Lifetime Exteriors provides and can help assist with in the remediation of construction defects and building flaws.
With over 20 years experience, Lifetime Exteriors is a preferred Portland and Vancouver decking contractor that is committed to excellent service and communication, quality workmanship, attention to detail, and honest and affordable pricing. Lifetime Exteriors has extensive training for proper building code requirements and safety guidelines for decking replacement or building a new decking integration system with the structure for Portland area homes. Safety first is always our priority, as is using only the best decking materials and installation techniques for your peace of mind. Lifetime Exteriors offers only the finest decking materials and accent trim in the building industry, however keep in mind that any product for decking will fail, and lead to serious safety hazards if not installed correctly and to the manufacturer specifications. Decking is an extension of your home, and here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas proper waterproofing, flashing systems, and preliminary staging are even more important from an application procedure standpoint.
Lifetime Exteriors takes pride in doing each and every decking project the right way, and we are often called upon for Portland construction defects due to other contractor or builder mistakes from improper installation, and sometimes it is necessary to install a complete new decking system. Whether you choose TimberTech decking, Fiberon IPE decking, Trex decking, Westcoat ALX decking, DuraDeck, DecTec decking, or Real Cedar decking or TigerWood decking for your material selection, your decking project from Lifetime Exteriors will increase the value of your home and have lasting beauty you and your family will be proud to showcase and enjoy for many years. Lifetime Exteriors is your local Portland metro and Vancouver decking contractor for Fiberon decking and premium Cedar decking contractor for the greater Portland metro and Vancouver surrounding areas. Please contact Lifetime Exteriors for a free consultation on our premium decking systems, or for more information about our quality decking products and services.
Fiberon is an innovation leader in the manufacture and development of PVC and composite decking and railing products. Since its inception in 1997, Fiberon has continued to advance the technology of providing homeowners with decking and railing products that extend the beauty of the indoors to a carefree relaxed backyard lifestyle. Fiberon decking and railing systems have achieved an unequaled reputation for quality performance while presenting homeowners with a wide variety of choices of designs, colors and grain patterns. Fiberon, The Decking Solutions Company, is dedicated to offering the best and widest selection of products in the business.
Tigerwood (Also known as: Goncalo Alves, Brazilian Koa, and Muiracatiara) is one of the finest quality hardwoods available that features a unique light golden-brown to reddish-brown coloring with exotic black and brown streaks.. Tigerwood is an exotic hardwood that is naturally resistant to rot and decay, is an extremely durable HARDWOOD, and offers a 25+ year lifespan without preservatives! Our Tigerwood Decking is responsibly harvested from managed forest to provide a truly renewable resource. Tigerwood has many benefits over teak and is available at a fraction of the cost.
TimberTech maintains its color and beauty for years without the work of painting, staining or sealing. And, because it resists mildew, warping and insects, there’s no need to replace rotting, uneven or termite-damaged boards. This saves time and money over the life of your deck and fence. Caring for TimberTech is easier than wood and will allow you to focus on maximum enjoyment instead of maximum maintenance.
From the arrival of the Northwest’s earliest inhabitants, Western Red Cedar has been a cherished, even revered, part of our outdoor heritage. And while the Old Ones invested this wood with supernatural attributes, the reasons for its supremacy as an all-weather building material are entirely natural. Inherently resistant to moisture damage, Real Cedar decking also offers you a level of peace of mind. With less than half the swelling and shrinking tendency of lesser softwoods, Cedar decking lies flat, stays straight, retains fasteners and provides a firm base for paints and stains. Maintenance is minimized for real long-term savings. Build with Real Cedar decking and you’re building for tomorrow. But Cedar decking isn’t just these sturdy virtues. It’s also downright beautiful, with a rich grain, texture and color that blend into your natural surroundings. Real Cedar decking offers you real prestige and pride of ownership.
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