ariddek aluminum decking on rooftopAridDek aluminum decking selected by Creed Construction for its zero fire rating at Wabash Bar and Grill in Manhattan, Kansas.

Wahoo Decks announced today that Creed Construction has installed the award-winning AridDek aluminum decking board system, at Wabash Bar and Grill in Manhattan, Kansas, for its durability, low-maintenance, and fire safety.

“I ultimately chose AridDek aluminum decking for fire safety reasons,” says Jerald Creed of Creed Construction. “Considering we allow smoking on our rooftop, I wanted to choose a product that was safe. AridDek does not allow water, beer, or cigarette butts to fall through the decking onto the rooftop. We are able to sweep debris to a catch basin and clean nightly, and it prevents fire hazard. Not to mention the great looks and durability of the product!”

With an interlocking design that provides a beautiful, low-maintenance non-combustible deck surface, AridDek also incorporates an integrated gutter system to create a dry area under the deck. The textured powder coating provides a safe non-skid surface that will naturally stay cooler to the touch than traditional decking boards.

rooftop bar with ariddek aluminum deckingAridDek aluminum decking has a zero fire rating, is non-combustible and won’t smolder. AridDek is watertight and has been engineered to be uniquely low-maintenance and more resistant to natural elements than traditional decking products.





“Wahoo Decks has uniquely positioned itself at the forefront of watertight and fireproof rooftop deck drainage systems,” says Wahoo Decks’ sales representative Ben Ivey. “We worked closely with Creed Construction designing a system that met the property owners needs and surpassed the requirements set forth by the local fire marshal’s office and code officials.”

About Wahoo Decks

Headquartered in Gainesville, Georgia, Wahoo Decks is a leading manufacturer of award winning outdoor decking products. Wahoo products have been engineered to be uniquely low maintenance and more resistant to natural elements than traditional decking products. Wahoo Decks offers AridDek, a waterproof aluminum decking product, DryJoist and DryJoistEZ (U.S. Pat. No. 8,276,344), a revolutionary waterproof and structural exterior aluminum joist, and Wahoo Rail, a complete line of aluminum railing kits. For additional information about Wahoo Decks, visit http://www.WahooDecks.com.

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