Consumer Awareness Category

A national law firm is currently investigating Correct Building Products, the manufacturer of CorrectDeck composite decking, in response to widespread consumer complaints of mold and mildew growth on their product.  We have not been able to verify whether any court filing has taken place; I have, however, heard from one Minneapolis-area attorney that there were negotiations underway in an attempt to settle the matter out of...

There is information circulating concerning a class action filing against ChoiceDek, naming its seller, its manufacturer, and its retailers all as co-defendents.  The primary issue in the filing is extensive and recurring mold and mildew growth on the product.  The case was filed in February of 2008; at this time, no further information is available.  For specific information concerning the case, go to

There have been rumors floating about in the deck industry that Trex is facing another class-action lawsuit.  Although it appears nothing has been filed in the courts, there may be a law firm investigating, once again.  Consumer advocacy group Americas Watchdog has received a direct refutation from Trex concerning these rumors, indicating that they may be part of the rumor mill (if, in fact, it is merely rumor). ...

Contractors and homeowners who purchased and/or installed WeatherBest brand decking that was produced at its Meridian, Idaho plant on or after January 1, 2005 should be aware that there is a potential safety hazard due to premature deterioration of the product.  For more information, visit www.deckingnotice.com; this site provides specific information pertaining to what course of...