Material Guide

Dry Space

Whether you’re looking for a secluded spot below or a sunny deck above, DrySpace doubles your livable outdoor space. Designed with second-story decks in mind, DrySpace collects and channels moisture from the spaces between boards with a hidden under-deck drainage system.

Dry Space Material

Dry Space

Easily attaches to new or existing deck joists to protect your under-deck outdoor space from moisture, mold, and mildew damage. Made of solid extruded vinyl for maximum strength, durability, and weather resistance.

Value Dry Space

An under deck drainage system that favors functionality over looks.

Value Plus Finished Dry Space

A finished under deck drainage system that is hidden by vinyl available in multiple colors.

Premium Finished Dry Space

A finished under deck drainage system that is hidden by high quality PVC or finished wood available in multiple colors.

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Everything you need to know about dry space materials.

TimberTech DeckCleaner™ will not damage the DrySpace system, and it can actually be used to clean the surface of DrySpace. Any other cleaners should be verified to be vinyl-safe before using.

Yes. Complete, easy-to-follow instructions come with your DrySpace purchase or you can refer to our Installation Help guide. Installation is easiest with two people. The everyday tools and materials you will need are readily available, and easy to find at your local hardware store.

We do not recommend painting TimberTech DrySpace because of the maintenance issues.

Yes, but it is not ideal. The existing deck boards must be removed before you install the Dryspace or RainEscape System.

In most cases, there is a very little amount of debris that enters the gutter system because it has to be small enough to fit through the decking. Small debris simply passes through the system with water. If your deck is in a leafy area, there may be some build-up. In this case, simply flush out the system with water as needed or at least once a year.


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Price Ratings

Renewit’s price ratings are intended to provide customers an indication of a material cost in comparison to other materials within a material group. The number of “$” symbols indicates the relative price of materials. However, it’s important to note that materials with 2 dollar signs do not necessarily cost twice as much as those with 1 dollar sign.

Here is a breakdown of price ratings:


The most budget-friendly options suitable for those seeking the least expensive materials. These choices often include basic treated lumber or entry-level composite decking.

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Moderately priced materials that strike a balance between affordability and quality. Customers can expect a wider range of options, such as mid-range composite or PVC decking.


Higher-end materials that offer superior quality, durability, and visual appeal. These materials may include premium PVC decking, steel framing, or specialized railing systems.


Top-of-the-line and materials associated with the highest quality, exceptional durability, and most expensive. These materials may include High-end Zuri PVC decking or illuminated frameless glass railings.