Yearly Archive: 2012

August 6 2012

Deck maintenence in winter

The beauty of composite decking is the lack of maintenence anytime. depending on where you reside you may get very little use of your dec k during the winter months. Traditionally if your deck was timber this period would be combined with the knowledge that the winter weather would be tearing at your decking. With... Read more
April 13 2012

Making a decking choice?

When it comes to enjoying the great australian outdoors nothing compares to an area of decking. Making a choice in purchasing and installing decking becomes a very important decision. If this is your first deck or you have only experienced one type of decking the decision becomes all the more difficult.  Items to consider when selecting... Read more
March 2 2012

Is it that Plastic decking?

Composite decking today is still incorrectly referred to as Plastic decking. Some of the early versions of composite decking did have a high content of plastic in them. In fact some early composite decking was in fact 100% plastic. This made the surface hot enough to”cook and egg on”, subject to twisting and warping.  Plastic decking with high concentrations of plastic bought with it a whole... Read more
March 1 2012

Hybrideck composite decking the right enviormental choice

Composite decking can be the right choice if looking after the envioroment is important to you. Check the composite decking system you are thinking of using uses 95%  or above receycled materials. Often composite decking is referred  to as plastic decking, Many composite decking products are more timber than they are plastic plastic. Early examples of composite decking used high plastic content... Read more