About Fiberon Decking
Fiberon Decking began in 1997, selling composite decking and decking features, and it has been perfecting its business since. The company has a history of being the first of many things, such as selling PVC composite railings, and it has achieved several accolades. Overall, customers and contractors alike have been satisfied with Fiberon decks, attesting to the product’s quality and generous warranties, among other benefits.
Alternative materials: Fiberon has replaced typical decking materials, such as wood, with both an ecologically friendly synthetic plastic, called PVC, and wood composite that is fade and stain resistant due to a PermaTech cap layer. Check out the decking lines below to learn which decking materials are protected by the PermaTech cap on three sides and which are protected on four sides.
Colors: Fiberon provides an impressive multi-tonal color palette that can be separated into four main color categories: gray, golden brown, classic brown, and reddish brown. There are twenty-one colors total.
Fiberon Decking Lines: Good-Better-Best
Fiberon, as most leading brands, filters its decking lines through the Good–Better–Best system. Unlike most other brands, Fiberon boasts of three decking lines that fall under the “best” category. Below is an overview of the five lines currently being produced:
The Best Fiberon: Paramount PVC Decking
|Fiberon Paramount PVC Deck Colors|
Boards can either have a grain surface or a color streaked surface. All grooved boards are designed for hidden deck fasteners, and all square edge boards are used for stair treads or picture framing. Picture framing a deck is a technique in which one or more boards are used around the perimeter of the deck in “picture frame” style. The boards might be the same as the rest of the deck, but often a complementary color is used for visual interest.
- PVC decking material
- Low maintenance (only requires a periodic soap and water cleaning)
- Resists moisture, dents, and flame
- Slip resistance (when wet or dry)
- 1″ grooved boards, 5.5 inches wide with lengths 12, 16, and 20 feet.
- 1″ square edge boards, 5.5 inches wide with length 20 feet.
Warranty: Back by a lifetime performance warranty and a 50-year stain and fade warranty.
The Best Fiberon: Concordia – Symmetry Decking
- Warm sienna
- Burnt umber
|Fiberon Concordia – Symmetry Deck Colors|
- Premium HDPE (high-density polyethylene) and wood composite core.
- Exclusive PermaTech cap layer, bonded on all four sides of material exterior
- Stain and fade free
- Reversible boards, having finished top and bottom surfaces
- Comprised of 94% recycled materials
- 0.935″ grooved boards, 5.4 inches wide with lengths 12, 16, and 20 feet.
- 0.935″ square edge boards, 5.4 inches wide with length 20 feet.
Warranty: Lifetime performance warranty and a 50-year stain and fade warranty.
The Best Fiberon: Concordia – Horizon Decking
This decking line is also recommended for second-story decks.
- Tudor brown
- Castle gray
|Fiberon Concordia – Horizon Deck Colors|
Features: The same as the Concordia—Symmetry decking line.
- 0.935″ grooved boards, 5.4 inches wide with lengths 12, 16, and 20 feet.
- 0.935″ square edge boards, 5.4 inches wide with lengths 12, 16, and 20 feet.
Warranty: The same warranty for Concordia—Symmetry.
Better Fiberon: Sanctuary
- Multi-tonal colors that elicit a coffee-house vibe:
- Earl gray
|Fiberon Sanctuary Deck Colors|
- PermaTech cap layer on three sides
- Premium composite core
- Flat-profile bottom provides a sturdy feel
- Resists fading, staining, splintering, rotting, cracking, pests, and decay
- 95% recycled content
- 0.925″ grooved boards, 5.25 inches wide with lengths 12, 16, and 20 feet.
- 0.925″ grooved boards, 5.25 inches wide with lengths 16, and 20 feet.
Warranty: 40-year performance warranty and 40-year stain and fade warranty
Good Fiberon: Good Life Decking
Color options: The options for this line comes in two categories of colors—the Escapes Collection and the Weekenders Collection.
- Escapes (multi-tonal):
- Beach house
- Tuscan villa
|Fiberon Good Life Deck Colors|
- Authentic wood-appearance with distinct grain patterns
- Three sides of HDPE and wood composite core
- Resistant to splintering, cracking, and decaying
- Low-maintenance, easy to clean
- Three-sided cap layer
- 0.93″ grooved boards, 5.25 inches wide with lengths 12, 16, and 20 feet.
- 0.93″ grooved boards, 5.25 inches wide with length 20 feet.
- Escapes Collection residential 30-year performance warranty and a 30-year stain and fade
- Weekender Collection 25-year performance warranty and 25-year stain and fade warranty
- 10-year Commercial Limited Warranty (against deck damage)
Outside of these decking lines are two Home Depot exclusives: ArmorGuard and Jatoba.
- ArmorGuard is bonded on three sides for mildew, mold, insects, and weather resistance. This line has a 25-year stain, fade, and performance warranty, and a 10-year commercial warranty. Cost per square feet is between $5.15 and $7.25.
- Jatoba is coded with a PermaTech cap layer on three sides, making it resistant to staining and fading. 25-year residential warranty against splintering, rot, and decay, and 25-year residential stain and fade warranty. Cost per square feet is between $7.33 and $9.50.
Fiberon Deck Board Pricing
These listed prices are solely for the boards themselves and do not include the deck installation costs. Also on this list are prices for additional Fiberon deck features.
|Fiberon Decking Prices||Cost/linear ft.||Cost/square ft.|
|Good Life||$2.15 – $2.60||$4.85 – $5.30|
|Sanctuary||$4.23 – $4.60||$8.20 – $9.02|
|Paramount||$5.20 – $5.80||$10.05 – $10.79|
|Concordia–Symmetry||$5.00 – $5.30||$9.75 – $10.45|
|Concordia–Horizon||$5.15 – $5.35||$9.75 – $10.45|
|6′ Rail||$25 – $31 per linear foot||N/A|
|8′ Rail||$22 – $30 per linear foot||N/A|
|Deck Fascia||$4 – $10 per sq. ft.||N/A|
|Fastener Kits||$50 – $55 each||N/A|
|Pyramid Post Caps||$8 – $12 each||N/A|
|Post Cap for Light||$54 – $62 each||N/A|
|Post Sleeves 39″||$60 – $68 each||N/A|
|Post Sleeves 39″||$68 – $76 each||N/A|
|Accented Rail Lights (2 pack)||$28 – $33 Each||N/A|
Fiberon Decking Prices: Sample 500 Square Foot Decks
The table below shows Fiberon decking costs for various decking lines available with and without deck railings for a sample 500 sq. ft. deck:
|Fiberon Decking Line||Deck Grade||Deck Rails||Average Cost||Cost/square ft.|
|Good Life||Good||No||$5,968 – $6,215||$10.85 – $11.30|
|Sanctuary||Better||No||$7,810 – $8,261||$14.20 – $15.02|
|Paramount||Best||No||$9,075 – $9,213||$16.05 – $16.79|
|Concordia–Symmetry||Best||No||$8,663 – $9,048||$15.75 – $16.45|
|Concordia–Horizon||Best||No||$8,663 – $9,048||$15.75 – $16.45|
|Good Life||Good||Yes||$7,761 – $8,080||$14.11 – $14.69|
|Sanctuary||Better||Yes||$10,153 – $10,742||$18.46 – $19.53|
|Paramount||Best||Yes||$11,479 – $12,007||$20.87 – $21.83|
|Concordia–Symmetry||Best||Yes||$11,264 – $11,765||$20.48 – $21.39|
|Concordia–Horizon||Best||Yes||$11,264 – $11,766||$20.48 – $21.39|
For your convenience, Fiberon provides this decking calculator to determine the total cost for any and all unique deck choices.
Getting the Best Price
In the circumstance you have your deck professionally installed, here are a few helpful tips for achieving the most affordable price:
- Get written estimates from more than one deck contractor for a quote on the deck. Comparing quotes will allow you to navigate the best prices for the type of deck and deck features you are looking for.
- Let the deck contractors know you’re getting multiple quotes, so that they understand they are competing for work. This way, they will give you their best possible price.
- Hire based on cost and the experience and track record of the contractors. Choosing the cheapest estimate without first looking into the company’s quality of work can lead to buyer’s regret if the quality of the deck is lacking. In this case, the cheap price will feel nice at first, but the deck may not look up to your standards, and it may cost you more in the long run.
- For any who prefer DIY projects, Fiberon has provided some useful steps on how to begin the process. See this site for additional information.
Decks are Investments
Adding a deck to your house will increase the value of the house, presuming the deck is properly cared for.
According to the 2020 national Cost-vs-Value report from Remodeling Magazine, the resale value of a composite deck at 69%. In other words, if a Fiberon composite deck costs $21,000, you can expect the project to increase your home’s potential sale price by about $14,500. However, this also indicates that you will lose money on the house if you decide to sell it immediately following the deck’s construction.
Decks are investments, so if you decide to get a deck, be sure to enjoy it. But, if you sell your house at some point in the future, your Fiberon deck will certainly be an attractive feature.