Interest in wood-plastic composites—commonly used for outdoor decking and indoor molding—is growing as builders look for low-maintenance, rot-resistant materials. One problem: Composite boards are thick and heavy.
MOHAVE COUNTY, ARIZ., IS A CERTIFIABLE desert, but it boasts 158 square miles of water, including Lake Havasu and other parts of the Lake Mead National Recreational Area. That gives many the impression that there's plenty of water to support new development. But they couldn't be more wrong.