Yes! UltraShieldʼs color technology coats the boards in a very stain, scratch, and fade resistant layer. In addition, the boards are waterproof so there is no need for any labor that is necessary with regular lumber. Normal sweeping and cleaning is still necessary to clean off debris and dirt.
UltraShield is made with the standards of building in mind. We have tested the board with the above ASTM standards and have passed them all. The reason being is that because lab tests never mimic real life, we went above and beyond to make sure that you have that peace of mind.
Not forever, but sure feels like it! UltraShield uses only the best materials for composite boards. Years of engineering have been spent to ensure the correct blend of components went into UltraShield. UltraShield offers a 2-Year Limited Labor Warranty and a 25-Year Limited Warranty on the product itself. UltraShield will hold up to the test of time.
In the short term it does however when you compound the maintenance you have to do on wood every year the costs really add up. In a short amount of time you will be able to see all the time and money you would have saved by using UltraShield.
Yes! You can cut, nail, drill, screw, and rout UltraShield with standard woodworking tools. The density of UltraShield is greater than wood thatʼs why we recommend using carbide tipped blades and bits.