Make sure when you choose a Composite Decking company that you get one that has the highest quality material. It is true that you get what you pay for so when you pay for imaterial that it’s cheaper because the quality longevity of it is also shorter.
Don’t buy Composite Decking which is hollow because overtime reports and review say they will sag and It will be very expensive to get it replaced.
Find out what Type of warranty the composite deck material company gives on their material you want to find a company that list gives 20 year warranty on a no fade or stain basis.
Composite Decking is a new way people are getting their decks installed. Why well for one is very low maintenance compare to natural wood Decking. You get Composite Decking which are termite resistant, mould resistant, water resistant and even scratch resistant.
Especially in the city like Perth when summertime it can get to 40 degrees the last thing you want to be doing is oiling every 3 to 4 months.
It is true, composite decking is a little bit more expensive upfront however long term you’re saving in the thousands.
Another good thing is when you do decide to sell your property will increase the value of your house for the next people to use it as if it still brand-new.
In architecture, a deck is a flat surface capable of supporting weight, similar to a floor, but typically constructed outdoors, often elevated from the ground, and usually connected to a building.
Wood or timber “decking” can be used in a number of ways: as part of garden landscaping, to extend living areas of houses, and as an alternative to stone based features such as patios. Decks are made from treated lumber, composite lumber, composite material, Aluminum, Western red cedar, teak, mahogany, ipê and other hardwoods and recycled planks made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE), polystyrene (PS) and PET plastic as well as mixed plastics and wood fiber (often called “composite” lumber). Artificial decking products are often called “wood-plastic composites“. These days, WPC’s have more widely known by different brands like Trex, Azek, Ecornboard etc.
Historically, the softwoods used for decking were logged from old growth forests. These…
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This is a great pattern that I would love to do for a client
This is a fantastic area to have composite decking installed
Another big question in the cedar world is. What type of fasteners do I use with cedar.
A.) Regular zinc coated screws.
B.) Hot dip galvanized steel.
C.) Epoxy or porcelain coated.
D.) Stainless steel screws.
If you chose (A) you would have terrible blackening in the cedar around the screw head and eventual failure of the screw itself.
If you chose (B) you would also have blackening of the cedar around the fastener but the galvanized coating would keep it from rotting through.
If you chose (C) you would only have blackening where the coating failed and the screw would stay true as long as the barrier stayed true.
If you chose (D) you have made the right choice. No blackening of the wood and no rotting of the metal of any kind. It is pretty self explanatory that stainless steel is the only choice.
Choosing an under…
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With composite decking in Perth you can definitely guarantee a low to no maintenance compared to natural wood
A backyard deck is a great way to not only improve the value of your home, but also make your outdoor living space more enjoyable for you and your family. Whether you decide to build your own deck from scratch or hire a contractor to do the work for you, choosing the right materials is important to creating a beautiful and durable deck that can be enjoyed for years to come. Here are some of the most popular choices for building a deck, and even a few exotic choices to suit any budget and taste.
Pressure-Treated Wood-This popular and inexpensive choice can give you a functional deck. Essentially it is softwood that has been placed in a preservative bath, and then into a pressurization tank to make it more waterproof. It is usually advisable that you build at least the foundation of your deck with pressure-treated wood so that…
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