Deck & Porch Products

prod_res_deckingDecking Boards

Decking boards usually measure 5/4 x 6. Sometimes a narrow board can be used. Today we offer several choices of natural wood and man made products.

Exotic species such as mahogany, thermally treated white ash, and Ipé, can be special ordered.

Coxwood Pressure treated yellow pine 

  •  Standard lengths, 12′ and 16′
  • Standard size, 5/4 x 6 (1-1/16″ x 5-1/2″)
  • Kiln dried twice, once before treating, and a second time after treating
    o Less shrinkage
    o Less warping
    o Less twisting
    o Less splitting
  • Can be stained or painted immediatel

  • Western Red Cedar
  • Stocked D & Better grade (essentially clear material),
  • D & Better grade 5/4 comes in random lengths from 6′ to 16′
  • Very light in weight
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Naturally insect, weather, and rot resistant
  • Will accept paint or stain very readily


  • Composite Decking


  • Man made decking
  • Minimal maintenance
  • Installs the same as pressure treated
  • Typically requires framing no wider than 16″ on center
  • Stock lengths typically 12′, 16′ and 20′
  • Accessory trim material vary with manufacturer
  • Does not require any further finishing-stain or paint
  • ModernView Decking
    o Composite of high and low density polyethylene and encapsulated wood fiber
    o Can be used in contact with ground or in water
    o Rough wood grain texture on one side
    o Four (4) colors available: Slate, Auburn, Java and Amber
    o 1×12 fascia trim boards available, 12′ lengths
    o Available with grooved edge for hidden fastener use
  • Azek Decking
    o Cellular PVC decking
    o Embossed wood grain texture
    o Fifteen (15) colors available: Brownstone, Slate Gray, Kona,  Sedona, Tahoe, Silver Oak, Morado, Redland Rose, Acacia, Hazelwood.  XLM Harvest Bronze, XLM Rustic Bark, XLM Walnut Grove, XLM River Rock, XLM Sandridge
    o 1/2 x 8, and 1/2 x 12 trim boards are available, 12′ lengths
    o Stain and wear Resistant
    o Color matched hand rails available for some deck colors


Porches and decks require railings. You can design and build your own or take advantage of pre-made kits.  Matthews & Fields can also build primed and clear wood cedar railing sections

Trademark Railing, a composite material

Colorguard Railing, a vinyl material

Porch Flooring & Ceiling Material

We stock wood to match historic porches for repairs and new porches. Douglas fir ceiling material can be used on a porch ceiling or inside on a wall. Douglas fir and mahogany tongue & groove boards are stocked.

Douglas Fir Flooring

  • Stocked in 1 x 4 and 5/4 x 4 sizes in Douglas Fir flooring
  • Beaded ceiling stocked in 5/8 x 4
  • The Douglas Fir is Quarter sawn, clear vertical grain material, the most stable cut of the wood
  • Porch flooring is sold in sold in random lengths from 4′ to 16′, odds and evens
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Can be stained or painted

PVC Flooring

Mahogany Flooring

  • Stocked in 1 x 4
  • Deep red color
  • Sold in random lengths from 4′ to 16′, odds and evens
  • Harder than Douglas Fir
  • Can be stained or painted
  • Dimensionally stable

Porch Ceiling

  • Quarter sawn Douglas Fir, clear vertical grain material, the most stable cut of the wood
  • Sold in random lengths from 4′ to 16′, odds and evens
  • 5/8″ x 4, tongue and groove
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Can be stained or painted
  • Edge and center bead
  • Can also be used as wainscoting

Thermory Decking

  • Function, beauty, and unmatched stability
  • Plain sawn with beautiful cathedral grain
  • Conventional installation, Thermory® is incredibly flat, stable, and installed by face screwing or pre-grooved for hidden clip fastening systems
  • Matching railings, siding and fence components available
  • Class 1 durability rating, resistant to rot and decay for 25+ years
  • Harvested from sustainable American forests, not rain forests!
  • Half the weight of Ipe
  • Easy on tooling, saw blades and drill bits
  • Less thermal conductivity than Ipe or composites, no hot feet!
  • Dust is not toxic
  • Green thermal process using only heat and steam, no chemicals
  • Proven experience and established manufacturing using European technology
  • Ages gorgeously to a silver color, matching coastal homes or maintain tropical tones with UV deck oils
  • Thermory® USA has a fully functional manufacturing facility with planners, sanders, jointers, saws, CNC capabilities, molder, etc… so always ask, “Can we do this?”