Decking has always been highly sought after in the UK, with people choosing to install it in and outside their homes in the UK for years, due to its incredibly pleasing appeal. However, although traditional wood decking looked the part, it did come with many downfalls, including the rotting and warping of boards, which unfortunately meant that although attractive, traditional wood decking was not long lasting.
To combat this problem, a new decking product has recently been introduced on the market – Composite decking. Composite decking has been designed to deliver incredibly durability, easy maintenance and lasting beauty – Often looking just like traditional timber decking, but coming without the pitfalls of timber decking. Composite decking is made using a mixture of wood and plastic and is much stronger that wood decking.
Composite Decking Advantages
- Composite deck boards are very durable. Unlike wood decking, composite deck boards resist fading, staining, scratching and mold growth, and they do not crack, warp or rot. Not only this, but composite decking is also insect-proof and free from splinters, making it a great flooring choice for people with children and/or pets.
- Composite decking is incredibly easy to care for, and possibly one of the lowest maintenance flooring solutions in the entire world. To clean up composite decking, all you need to do is apply a soap and water solutions and wipe down. You should do this every couple of months.
- Composite decking is highly attractive and now available in whole range of colours and textures allowing for all wood looks to be achieved. Nobody can ever tell the difference between wood decking and composite decking, until they realise that composite stays looking immaculate for a lot longer.
- Although slightly more costly than wood decking, composite decking is great value for money when you consider how long lasting it is. Composite decking can last for years and years, making it a great investment to property owners. Because of this, composite decking also typically comes with really long warranties, giving buyers peace of mind knowing that they are not wasting their money.
These are only some of the benefits and advantages of composite deck boards too! If you would like to learn more about composite decking, or perhaps you would like to see samples before you make any decisions, we highly recommend that you contact a leading composite supplier such as DesignBoard today, who will no doubt be delighted to assist you.