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Composite decking has hugely grown in popularity amongst homeowners and landscapers and is now the chosen decking solution in the market today with many benefits over traditional wooden decking. Some of the key benefits to choosing composite decking are in its intelligent design and its resistance to; rot, cracking, fungal decay, splintering and fading*. This enables composite decking to simply outperform its wooden cousin in levels of upkeep, environmental benefit, weather resistance, aesthetic look & durability over time.
WPC Composite Decking is strong durable and inexpensive, very low maintenance and a superior alternative to timber decking. Our WPC decking is made from 50% hardwood fibres, 40% recycled polyethene and a 10% mix of bonding agents and additives. Our decking is manufactured to be stronger than traditional wood options as the wood is reinforced by the bonding agent. recyclable and eco friendly and low carbon , Our boards stand the test of time as they are weatherproof – mildew proof and will stand the test of time . WPC Decking will withstand temperature fluctuations and moisture and is non cracking like woodOur Decking is an ECO friendly choice for your garden or commercial property, as they are made of non-toxic and 100% recyclable materials. This is the new generation of outdoor materials. Our WPC Decking comes in 4 colours, Teak，Coffee，Ebony and Light Grey.
Whilst traditional timber cladding is made solely from pine, this decking combines various materials for added durability. By combining two or more materials, composite cladding is resistant to weathering and therefore won’t splinter or warp. The most popular type of composite decking is wood plastic composite (WPC). This combines wood fibres with a plastic bonding agent to offer unrivalled strength and durability.
Whilst both hollow and solid decking can be used on a variety of projects, they offer a selection of benefits for particularly uses. Hollow decking, for example, is ideal for residential projects where there is little footfall or heavy loads. Solid decking, on the other hand, is purposely crafted for commercial projects where crowds congregate and heavy loads may be placed on the boards.
Installing a composite deck in your garden couldn’t be any easier. You simply require the appropriate number of boards and a few added extras, such as joists and corner trims. It’s important to raise your deck off the ground in order for air to circulate. This can be achieved by using purposely designed joists on either a timber or concrete base. You must then use a combination of screws and sealants to ensure your decking boards and flashings are securely held in place.
One of the biggest misconceptions of composite decking is that it is more slippery than alternative types of decking. However, the majority of these decking boards feature a slip resistant surface. This is typically in the form of either narrow or wide groves throughout the width of the each board. It is also recommended that you install your decking at a slight angle to prevent the build-up of water, which is often the primary cause of slippery surfaces.