Americas Watchdog's Homeowner Consumer Center Announces a National Investigation Of Trex Decking Material Used in New Homes Built After 2004

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Americas Watchdog's Homeowners Consumer Center is announcing a national investigation of Trex decks, or Trex decking material used in new homes built after 2004 in the United States. A national class action (#CV-00047)has been initiated related to Trex. Possible issues related to this building product include mold, warping, splitting, mildew, or deck deterioration. Trex was sold to U.S. consumers as "maintenance free". Homeowners who have purchased a new home with Trex decking, or a decking material called Trex, should call the Homeowners Consumer Center for a free consultation at 866-714-6466, or visit their web site at http://HomeownersConsumerCenter.com

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While the manufacturer claimed Trex decking products or material sold after 2004 was, easier to install, cheaper, and longer lasting than wood, these statements are now being contradicted by homeowners, who now have possible mold issues, possible fungus, possible warping and splitting issues, with this product.

Americas Watchdog & its Homeowners Consumer Center are launching a national investigation involving a residential building product called Trex decks or Trex decking material. Trex decks or Trex decking material was used in exterior home decks, built after 2004. According to Americas Watchdog, "While the manufacturer claimed Trex decking products or material sold after 2004 was, easier to install, cheaper, and longer lasting than wood, these statements are now being contradicted by homeowners, who now have possible mold issues, possible fungus, possible warping and splitting issues, with this product." The Homeowners Consumer Center would like to hear from any homeowner who is having a problem with their Trex deck, or Trex decking material at 866-714-6466.

The Homeowners Consumer Center wants to hear from all U.S. homeowners who purchased a new home from 2004-2008 with Trex decks or Trex decking material, and existing homeowners who used Trex decks, or decking material after 2004. Homeowners who purchased a new home with Trex decks, or Trex decking material can call the Homeowners Consumer Center anytime at 866-714-6466, or visit their web site at http://HomeownersConsumerCenter.com for a free consultation.

A lawsuit has been filed in Virginia related to Trex, docket # CV-00047.

The Homeowners Consumer Center is a national leader in protecting homeowners in the United States. The Homeowners Consumer Center is also a national leader in addressing possible defective building material or products used in U.S. homes.

Trex has used different names for its decks or decking material since 1999, including, Trex Accents, Trex Accents: Fire Defense, Trex Origins, Trex Brasilia, and Trex Contours.

Signs that a Trex Deck or Trex decking material could be failing include the following:

  • The deck or decking material might be showing signs of mold or mildew
  • The decking material could be warping
  • The decking material could be splitting or cracking
  • There may be spots on your deck

How does a homeowner discover if Trex decks or Trex decking material was used on their home's exterior deck?

  • Call your home builder to see if they used this product on, or as part of your home's exterior deck.
  • Consult your home builders product information package that should have been provided at closing.

If a homeowner has observed possible problems with their Trex Deck or Trex decking material in a home built after 2004, or with a exterior Trex deck installed after 2004, they should call the Homeowners Consumer Center at 866-714-6466 immediately, or visit their web site at http://HomeownersConsumerCenter.com

Americas Watchdog & Its Homeowners Consumer Center are among the most prominent homeowner advocates in the United States.

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