MoistureShield decking definitely stands out from the crowd. After 3 decades of no product failure their lifetime transferable warranty stands tall. Unlike most other deckings, MoistureShield is able to be actually submerged in salt water, touch ground, and have no air flow. And truely at affordable prices - generally lower than other manufacturers.
Ipe is a actually a real wood, but it's durability almost makes it a synthetic. Grown in South America Ipe is a beautiful wood that wears as well as any decking. Most synthetic deck makers try to copy the Ipe look with at least one of their colors.
Timbertech decking has a wide variety of colors and types that handle different environments. They also manufacture railings (some with lighting) and gates, fastners, and dry-in systems. 25 year warranty against fade and stain, scratch, defect, and insects.
Trex is a well known name. They have been a national manufacturer since 1996. Proud of the fact that their product is 95% recycled material. Trex has not just decking, but pergolas, trim, and railings. 25 year warranty against color fade, crack, warp, and insects.
Although DuraDecking is not a synthetic it is a top performing pressure treated product that belong with the composite decking. A lifetime warranty against termites and fungus makes it a strong competitor. Not to mention the price difference for the economically minded. 2 x 6 # 1 grade, wax impregnated, ground contact, with water repellant.
Azek decking started as a trim company in 2001. Quickly followed by their entrance into the decking market. A true capped pvc decking. Over the years Azek has expanded from trim, to molding, to decking, to porch material, to railings, to pavers, and now into siding. A company dedicated to providing protection to everything on the exterior of your home. 30 year warranty.