Trex® Tops Builder Brand Usage Study with Category Survey

Winchester, Virginia, May 12, 2022 (The Globe Newswire) – Trex Companythe world’s largest manufacturer of high-performance alternative wood trim and partitions, has swept once again Builder Magazine’s Annual Brand Usage Study. This is the fourth time in the study’s 15-year history that Trex has received top honors across all measured criteria for the Composite/PVC Decking category. The brand also outperformed all other brands in the deck fender category as well, cementing its unparalleled prominence and preference among the trade professionals.

The annual Builder Brand Use Study measures builders, developers, and contractors’ attitudes toward products they know, use, and trust. The findings of this year’s study are based on input from more than 850 construction professionals, who number 15y Respectively, Trex was voted #1 for “brand familiarity”, “brand used within the last two years”, and “most used brand” in the composite/PVC decking category. Trex also received top honors for the same standards in the deck fender category. Additionally, Trex received the highest score for “product quality” among the 27 composite and PVC decking brands included in the study.

“This recognition is especially meaningful because it reflects the opinions and preferences of trade professionals and industry insiders who not only use our products but influence the decisions of others,” said Leslie Adkins, Trex Vice President of Marketing. “For nearly 30 years, we have built a strong reputation with the trading community by consistently delivering on our brand’s promise of performance, innovation, and aesthetics. We have worked hard to maintain this legacy and are extremely proud to be considered the brand of choice in these key product categories.”

Among the factors that influenced brand selection in the Builder study were product performance, availability, price, warranty, ease of installation, brand reputation, manufacturer/agent relationships and product sustainability. Here are the highlights of this year’s results:

Composite/PVC Decking Category

  • Trex has the highest score (5.78) in the product quality category
  • Trex was cited by 87% of respondents as the brand they are most familiar with
  • Nearly two-thirds (64%) indicated that they have used Trex panels in the past two years
  • Over a third (38%) cite Trex as the decorating brand they use the most

Notably, Trex is almost twice as named as its closest competitor as the grooming professionals most use.

deck fender class

  • Trex was cited by 63% of respondents as the brand they are most familiar with
  • Forty percent (40%) indicated that they have used Trex fenders over the past two years
  • Nearly 20% cited Trex as the fender brand they identify and use the most

Adkins noted, “Studies like this reinforce the strength of the Trex brand and our commitment to delivering high-quality products that deliver superior projects and satisfied customers.” “We are honored that we have received this recognition for the past 15 years and will work hard to do so for the next 15 years and beyond.”

The full results of the 2022 Builder Brand Usage Study have been published Online It will be featured in the May 2022 issue of Builder magazine.

For more information on Trex and its high performance outdoor living products, visit

About Trex Company, Inc.
Trex, Inc. [NYSE: TREX] is the world’s largest manufacturer of high performance wood trim and replacement partitions, with nearly 30 years of product experience. The #1 outdoor living brand is proud to have been named to the 2021 Forbes List of America’s Best Midsize Companies and Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of the world 100 fastest growing companies. Stocked in more than 6,700 retail locations worldwide, Trex outdoor products offer a wide range of style options with lower ongoing maintenance requirements than wood, as well as a truly environmentally responsible choice. For more information visit You can also follow Trex on LinkedIn (, Twitter (Trex_Company), Instagram (trexcompany), Pinterest (trexcompany), or Houzz (trexcompany-inc), “Like” Trex on Facebook (TrexCompany) or showcase the product and demo videos on the brand’s YouTube channel (TheTrexCo).

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