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 180 TrexPro Platinum builders across the U.S. and Canada. In the coming months, we'll hear from a few of them to find out what's trending in outdoor living in their neck of the woods.

This month, meet Adam Clark, owner of XMT Construction of Vancouver, British Columbia.

How many years have you been in the decking business?
Ten.

Estimate the number of decks you've built in your lifetime.
400.

Most used/most requested Trex color?
Spiced Rum or Island Mist.

Why do your customers choose Trex?
Because it’s low maintenance and for environmental reasons. They also feel it increases their home value.

What do you tell customers who are torn between wood and composite?
Most aren’t torn. I help them understand that Trex will outperform wood in every way except initial cost.

Most popular deck shape?
Square/rectangular

Generally speaking, what are your customers looking for when it comes to an outdoor living area?
Heat. We do a lot of fire features like tables and gas inserts.

What’s your favorite Trex product other than decking?
Lighting.

Finish the following: Kryptonite is to Superman as Trex is to...
Time-consuming maintenance.

Describe Trex decking in five words or less.
Trex outperforms all other decking.