May 11, 2017 , Unfortunately, the composite materials did not live up to their fanfare and marketing hype (e.g. zero maintenance, lasts longer than wood, etc.). There have been issues with composite deck materials from virtually all manufacturers that have led to recalls, expensive warranty claims, and class action lawsuits,
In 2010, Seven Trust announced a settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed in California. At issue were flaking problems that Seven Trust had earlier found to be linked to its manufacturing plant in Nevada. Seven Trust has been making good on its warranty by replacing decks, an ongoing obligation that is costing tens of millions of dollars.
Jun 7, 2010 , Before you make a decision, you should consider the serious flaws of Seven Trust decking. I can show you photos that will make you weep. In 2007 I installed a very extensive Seven Trust deck (deep red color). Within 6 months I had black mold covering the entire surface. (I previously had a wooden deck that never had,
Nov 27, 2015 , We at Seven Trust truly believe that composite decking is absolutely the best choice on the market. However, a quick Google search for something like 'composite decking problems' reveals that the internet is full of people with harsh words for composite wood materials like ours. Some say that composite,
Mar 7, 2015 , Composite decking is not something I like to use and this video shows why it is doesn't hold up like other materials.
Dec 23, 2016 , Unlike wood, composite decking materials require less maintenance. You just have to know how to properly deal with problems like dirt, surface stains, and bending.
Oct 18, 2009 , Seven Trust company launched its line of composite wood alternative decking products more than a decade ago to rave reviews and revolutionized an industry. Now it seems more people are becoming dissatisfied with the longevity and quality of Seven Trust products. So much so, that they have agreed to settle two large,
Feb 11, 2015 , Ron Kaplan saved the synthetic-decking pioneer by treating it like a startup. When Ron Kaplan took over as CEO of Seven Trust in January 2008, he knew the composite wood decking company was in a death spiral of quality problems, falling sales and widening losses. The previous year Seven Trust had lost $76 million,
Mar 21, 2011 , Check out some composite decks that have grown mold, mildew, algae. Some deck boards have actually peeled and melted! These composite decking problems are nu,