Built to withstand your growing family, our composite wood has been time tested with children, bicycles, barbeques, party-goers and paddling pools. Composite decking is a timber alternative made of 60% timber content, making it strong enough to withstand stilettos. Whilst at the same time it's slip resistant and splinter-free making it safe for children and pets. Don't spend the first warm weekends of spring and summer re-staining your deck. Sit back on your new composite decking and
Cedar decking. If you love the natural appearance of wood, then you'll want to consider cedar. The deep red, heartwood portions are rot resistant and able to withstand excess moisture when properly maintained. Most homeowners can expect a deck lifespan of 15 to 20 years if resealed every other year. Pressure Treated decking. This is generally the most economical deck lumber choice as treated decking tends to cost less than both cedar and composite decking at most
Composite decking products such as boast high levels of durability, having been specially engineered to be fade, stain, scratch and mold resistant. backs this up by providing a limited 25-year guarantee to residential customers and a limited 10-year guarantee to commercial customers. The durability of timber decking varies depending on the type of wood selected, the conditions it is exposed to and how well it is maintained, but most softwood decking features tightly packed
Composite. DuraLife decking. DuraLife. Also known as wood-polymer composites, wood alternatives or synthetic decking, the composite has quickly become the fastest-growing decking material for residential use in the past dozen years. Composite decking is an environmentally friendly lumber alternative that combines plastic and wood fiber. Pros: Weather resistant; Stain resistant; Lightweight; Won't splinter or rot; Low maintenance. Cons: Some look obviously fake
If your deck is in desperate need of a makeover, but you don't want to start from scratch you can replank your deck with timberTech capped wood composite decking. Replanking is when you remove the old deck surface planks, and install timberTech over the substructure. First, there are a few key factors you need to look into. Make sure that the substructure is code-compliant and can hold the extra weight of a timberTech capped composite deck. You will also
Composite decking has grown in popularity over the past few years it's a simple, no-fuss option in more ways than one, which continues to be a top favourite for builders. In this guide we'll explore what composite decking is, with particular focus wood-plastic composites (WPCs) and how it compares to traditional materials. A bit of background. wood-plastic composites were first introduced into the decking market in the early 1990s and have since grown popular as
The green slim that often beds into the grain of wood decking can be jet sprayed from Recycled plastic decking boards, or even just mopped off, as it cannot find a hold on 100% Recycled plastic. It seems that wood plastic composite decking may not have the same advantage. Kedel's Recycled plastic decking and Lumber Profiles will last even longer than wood plastic composite and at least 5 times longer than tanalised or treated timber decking. This gives recycled plastic decking
Composite decking manufacturers claim that their products are more stable and do not move as much as timber or wood decking. This is clearly incorrect. For a start, composite decking is more likely to exhibit severe longitudinal shrinkage and expansion. That's way every time you see a composite deck there is a big gap between joins (if it is dry). Secondly composite decking has limited stiffness in application. That is because wood plastic decking is made up of wood dust and plastic,
timber is a renewable resource. In Australia, natural timber is sourced from plantations or new growth forests. Trees naturally absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it in their wood. CO2 continues to be trapped in the wood, even when the tree is harvested and made into timber products like decking. The manufacturing process (harvesting, milling and transportation) is also thought to be more energy efficient than the composite manufacturing process.
Our 100% Recycled plastic decking is rot proof , splinter free , and non slip , last's up to five times longer then timber decking (20 year guarantee). decking photo A1. Our 100% recycled plastic decking is far superior and stronger than traditional timber and best of all it's entirely weatherproof and will never rot perfect for the wet Irish climate. We create attractive maintenance free outdoor areas that can withstand all Our decking is a great alternative to traditional wooden decking.
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