When you're shopping for outdoor flooring products, you can't beat the authenticity of 100% wood decking.
Or can you? Tropical hardwood decking is certainly attractive - few would deny that. But those beautiful boards have their downsides, and depending on your priorities, composite decking may be a far better bet for your outdoor space.
The environmental impact
Hardwood decking contributes to deforestation, so if you're trying to be an eco-friendly consumer, bear in mind that it's not a particularly green choice.
Worse still, decking boards are among the products that are sometimes born of illegal logging practices in tropical rainforests.
By contrast, our composite decking boards are produced using reclaimed wood fibres that would otherwise have gone into landfill sites. No trees are cut down to make our products.
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How do they look?
Even if you've got your heart set on tropical decking, you should have a look at some photos of our composite decking products - you might be surprised by how good they look!
Composite decking manufacturing technology has come a long way in recent years. Not only are our boards available in all sorts of alluring designs, they're almost indistinguishable from solid wood products!
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Looking after your deck
High-quality tropical decking can last for years...if you take good care of it. Hardwood deck boards require regular staining and deep cleaning to keep them in tip-top condition.
If you're looking for a low-maintenance alternative to tropical hardwood decking, our composite deck boards are ideal. They require virtually no upkeep whatsoever, and all of our products come with extensive warranties for added peace of mind.
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