AZEK now in Home Depot
I went to Natick, MA the weekend before last to help my brother do some work on his kitchen. We took the obligatory drive to the local Home Depot to pick up a little of this and a little of that, and as we were walking the aisles I noticed an uncommon sight: AZEK exterior PVC trim.
I was immediately jealous that my local store didn’t carry this brand, because I was all too familiar with the normally piddly selection of exterior trim in my store. My only choices used to be a pre-primed wood product with poorly-executed finger joints, they also have a brand called Tuf-Board. Tuf-Board, with it’s spongy-looking core is fine for what it is, but for my money, AZEK is the best.
Why? Because unlike less expensive products that are more brittle on the outside and porous on the inside (lower sample, shown left), AZEK is uniform throughout. If you don’t rout exterior trim, or leave end-grain edges at some joints, then you probably don’t much care.
But on my next trip to my local store in Glastonbury, CT I saw that AZEK was now in stock. Awesome! I for one am pretty happy that Home Depot, a company that I often feel has become a let-down, has partnered with a reputable company like AZEK.
By the way, I didn’t think to look at the time, but I assume that this partnership will also mean the availability of AZEK decking in their stores as well.
Has anybody else noticed AZEK products in their local store, or is this limited to New England?
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