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Let's Talk Trex: Q&A With Professional Building Services

TrexPro Platinum builders are the leading experts in Trex products. View our Q&A with Professional Building Services to find out what's trending outdoors.

June 20, 2018

TrexPro Platinum builders are the leading experts in Trex products. Because of their ability and expertise to design and build outdoor spaces ranging from simple to complex, they have achieved the highest level of recognition from Trex. Currently, there are 350 TrexPro builders across the U.S. and Canada. We'll check in with them to find out what's trending in outdoor living in their neck of the wood

This month, meet Pete Ciaraldi, owner of Professional Building Services of Salem, NH.

How many years have you been in the decking business?


Estimate the number of decks you have built in your lifetime?


Most used/most requested Trex color?

Spiced Rum.

Why do your customers choose Trex?

Trex is ubiquitous with composite decking; it has great brand name recognition.

Most popular deck shape?

The industry standard is rectangular, but we do a lot of custom decks.

When it comes to railing design, what's your philosophy?

Curve it, curve it, curve it.

What's your favorite Trex product other than decking?


Finish the following: Kryptonite is to Superman as Trex is to...

Pressure-treated solutions.

Describe Trex decking in five words or less.

Timeless product for the dollar.