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After installing your composite decking, you have to maintain or clean it so that it will look good and last longer. There are different cleaners out there in the market that you can use to clean your plastic wood decking. This makes choosing the best cleaner for your composite decking difficult. If you want to […]

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Can I sand or power wash composite decking? You should never sand your composite decking if you want it to last longer. With regards to power washing, you can power wash high-performance composite decking. But you have to be careful when you are rinsing your decking. This write-up explains sanding and power washing your outdoor […]

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You can seal your composite decking by using a good water-based, decking sealer. The sealer will protect the surface texture of your composite decking from moisture and the UV rays of the sun. Sealing your plastic wood decking will ensure that you have a patio that will last longer with low maintenance. This write-up explains […]

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You don’t have to seal your composite decking to make it look good and last longer. But if you want to, you can seal your composite decking with a good sealer. Note that the decision to seal or stain your plastic wood decking with water repealing sealer is personal. It is something you should or […]

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A decking in your backyard adds beauty to the landscape. Also, decking can pose a safety issue if the surface gets slippery. When you walk on the decking with a slippery surface, you will slip and fall. This can also be disastrous for your kids if they play on the surface of slippery decking. This […]

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When choosing composite decking, one of the things you should consider is the price. Is composite decking cheaper than wood decking? What is the cheapest decking material? Where will I get the cheapest decking boards? Those are questions you will ask yourself before you undertake your outdoor flooring project. This write-up answers the question, is […]

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There are several types of composite decking available in the market today. This bestows you the ability to pick the right plastic wood decking that matches your project. Also, if you are new to composite decking, choosing the best composite decking will be a little tricky. So, what is the best composite decking for the […]

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One thing composite decking makers boast of is the beauty that composite decking will add to your backyard or wherever you install it. But one thing about composite decking’s beauty is that it can quickly be distorted when you don’t maintain your patio. Algae, moss, mould and mildew can quickly develop on your plastic wood […]

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One reason homeowners love composite decking is that it is more durable than timber. Also, composite decking boards lasts longer than wood decking. But how long will composite decking last? You will learn the answer to this enquiry as you go through this write-up. Let’s start by defining composite decking. Type of Outdoor Decking Material […]

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There are numerous types of decking materials that you can use when building your patio. You can use composite decking, or you can use PVC decking. Aside from those two, you can use timber decking when installing an outdoor flooring material. Homeowners want to know which is better between PVC or composite decking.  This is […]

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If you are a homeowner and you want to build an outdoor patio in your house, you can use artificial decking material. One artificial decking that you can use is composite decking. There are different types of composite decking available in the market. There is TimberTech, and there is Trex composite decking. Which is better […]

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Mould and mildew growing on a composite decking can cause an uncomfortable situation for decking owners. This is because they will distort the beautiful surface texture of your plastic wood decking. That is why you must make an effort to remove mould and mildew from your composite decking.  Removing mould from the surface of your […]

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Composite decking is like other building materials that improve the structure of your house. Adding a decking will increase your taxes just the way a pool will increase your property taxes. What is composite decking, and why will it increase my taxes? What Is A Composite Decking? Composite decking is a structural material that you […]

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Building decking in your backyard will not only make it beautiful; it will add value to your home. Aside from that, a beautiful decking will give you additional space for you to perform your outdoor activities. Parts of the outdoor activities you can hold on your composite decking includes a nice party with friends. Folks […]

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 Which is better wood or composite decking? An outdoor flooring project is essential for your home. It not only gives you extra space to carry out your activities; it also adds beauty to your outdoor space. That is why homeowners should select the right outdoor flooring material. Several materials are readily available in the market […]

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Making your backyard garden beautiful is something you will like. You are not alone; every homeowner loves a beautiful outdoor space. But how do you make a beautiful outdoor space? This write-up explains the best 5 outdoor decorating ideas for your backyard. To commence, one way you can decorate your yard is by installing composite […]

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If you have a beautiful composite decking in your home and you are worried about grasses growing under it, you should read this write-up. It explains how you can remove grasses from under your decking. The technique you employ when you want to remove grasses underneath your composite decking depends on how high your decking […]

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Are you planning to install plastic wood decking in your home? Are you wondering if you should use composite decking or timber? If you respond yes to these enquires, then you are in the right place. This write-up answers the question, is plastic wood decking better than timber? Let’s start by defining some plastic wood […]

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For some time now, homeowners have thought that they can’t build a decking frame on their worn-out concrete slab. The excellent news is that folks can now build decking frames on concrete. So, if you have an old concrete that requires replacement, you can simply build composite decking on it.   The process is easy provided […]

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Composite rails are durable railing materials. Composite rails like composite decking compose of wood fibre and plastic. So, this makes it a synthetic guardrail, unlike wood rails that compose of wood only.  Are Composite Rails Better than Wood? We mentioned before that composite decking rails contains wood fibre and plastic. It makes it different from […]

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If you want your composite decking to stand out and look beautiful, you should install a rail on your decking. A good and durable rail will not only add beauty to your decking; it will serve as a protection for you and your kids.  It is because rails prevent people from falling off a decking […]

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Composite rails vs wood rails are two railing options that are common today. Homeowners are using them because of the various features that they possess. Generally, a good railing system will beautify your composite decking and at the same time safeguard you. We recommend that you install rails around your decking if it is a […]

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The lifetime worth of composite decking is more than wood. Although composite decking costs more than wood, you don’t have to spend lots of money to maintain your plastic wood decking the way you will maintain wood. Composite decking will save your money and time over the years. That is why folks love using composite […]

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Several outdoor flooring material are available in the market. They are composite decking, wood decking, PVC decking, and aluminium decking. Those materials have their uses and benefits, but some outdo others. To find out which outdoor flooring material is best for your backyard, we will consider them one after the other. Let’s begin with wood […]

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Composite materials are durable, strong, easy to maintain, weather-resistant, and aesthetically pleasing that wood. Those are the major differences between composite materials and wood materials. And those qualities or attributes of composite materials are what make homeowners cherish them over timber. Now let’s take the attributes one after the other. Composite Materials Have Different Makeup […]

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While you can use glue to hold composite decking boards in place, we do not recommend using glue as the primary fastener. You can use glue as the secondary fastener to join the fascia to your composite decking edges. Before you use glue, please consult your user guide so that you will know more. Or, […]

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Composite decking boards are not structural materials. It is because makers of plastic wood decking don’t design them to support heavy weight permanently. What Is Composite Decking Boards? Composite decking or plastic wood decking is a flooring material. The composition of plastic wood decking is wood fibre and plastic. This material becomes composite decking when […]

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Composite decking is a beautiful flooring material. To further customise your composite decking surface, you can place rugs on our timeless and essential decking. But, placing a rug on your composite decking comes with a caution. Before that, let us know more about composite decking. What Is Composite Decking? The answer to that enquiry is […]

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Composite decking needs spacing to cater for expansion and construction. Spacing your decking will ensure that it will not buckle when the temperature changes. For centuries, homeowners have installed wood decking with less regard for the spacing requirement. Also, for a long time, folk have known traditional timber decking to rot, warp, and collapse due […]

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Composite decking boards are good for commercial settings because their makers made them for both residential and public settings. Many businesses have opted to use composite decking for flooring their environment.  It is not uncommon to see plastic wood decking in most public settings. Why are plastic wood decking boards suitable for commercial settings?  Why […]

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You can build a fire pit on your composite decking if you follow the guidelines set by the decking manufacturer. You must follow instructions so that you don’t damage your composite decking. Building a firepit on a plastic wood decking is one way you can be creative with your decking.  The mention of plastic wood […]

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If you go to the market to purchase decking, you will discover that there are different types of decking materials available. The makers advertise each of the decking materials as the best. So, this makes choosing the right flooring material a little tedious. As a homeowner or supplier, you want the best flooring material that […]

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You should choose composite decking your garden or yard because it is a durable, strong, attractive, and insect resistant decking. But first, what is composite or plastic decking? What Is a Composite Decking? A plastic wood decking is a building material that makers of composite decking make with wood and plastic. What this implies is […]

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Composite decking is becoming popular these days because homeowners have discovered the benefits of using it. There are still some homeowners that have various questions to help them make up their mind. Here are the top 11 composite decking FAQ frequently asked questions.  What Is a Composite Decking? Composite decking is an outdoor flooring or […]

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You can finish the edges of your composite decking by using the picture frame method, by installing fascia boards or by painting the rim with good latex paint. Finishing the edges of your composite decking is essential because it provides a seamless design after installing your decking. Aside from that, it hides the rough edges […]

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Composite decking has different surface textures. You can purchase composite decking with a wood grain finish. Aside from that, you can buy plastic wood decking that comes in a different colour. There is brown, dark-brown, oak, dark-oak, and anthracite grey composite decking.  Why Are Composite Decking Made In Different Textures? Makers of composite decking make […]

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Composite decking surface is not slippery like a wood decking surface. It is because composite decking has an improved slip-resistant surface that keeps you standing even when it is wet. This feature of composite decking is one reason it is better than wood. Wood decking surface is not slip-resistant and can make you tumble when […]

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Composite decking is the best decking material for many reasons. First, plastic wood decking is strong. Second, composite decking requires little maintenance. Third, you can get a customised plastic wood decking that suits your taste.  The first two attributes of composite decking are not unique to it. Other decking materials are durable and require less […]

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How long composite decking boards last depends on the grade of decking that you purchase. We shall come back to that later. Know this that composite decking, as well as other wood-plastic materials, last longer than wood.  It means that you will use them for a long time, even past their warranty before they wear […]

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The simple answer to your enquiries is yes. You can stain your composite decking boards. The process of staining a composite decking is similar to painting your decking.  If you love to paint and you want to know how to paint your composite decking, you should read this article Can I Paint My Composite Decking? […]

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Composite decking has many advantages and disadvantages. The advantages of composite decking are durability, low maintenance, high strength to weight ratio, and high aesthetic value. Composite decking is also known as wood-plastic decking. This decking material is made from wood fibre and plastic. The finished wood-plastic board is then cut and sold as wood-plastic boards. […]

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The straight answer is no. Composite decking will not swell like a wood decking. This implies that your composite decking will last longer than wood. You might be wondering what composite decking is. Plastic-wood decking is also known as composite decking. It is made of durable materials. Wood-plastic decking does not need to be treated […]

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This is a valid question because it gets you acquainted with composite materials. Composite decking is an artificial material that is made of wood fibre and plastic. Composite decking is also known as Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) or wood-plastic decking. You can guess now that the names are gotten from the materials used to make […]

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The cost of installing composite decking is more than that of installing wood decks. This implies that you will spend more money to install composite decking than you would on a timber deck in an area of the same size.  For example, if you want to install composite decks on a space that is 100 […]

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Composite decking will give you lots of benefits when they are installed in your house. One of the benefits you will derive from installing composite decking is that they last longer than wood decking  This is beneficial if you have installed wood decking in your lawn. And you want to change the decks to composite […]

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When installing your composite decking, you can put the decking on wooden joists. These joists will serve as the base on which the decks will be laid and attached. A joist is a plank or a shaft that is usually made of timber and cut into shape.  They are mostly used to build the structure […]

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One interesting thing about composite decking is that it is easy for DIYs to install it by themselves. This means that if you know how to and have the right tools, you can install your composite decking yourself. There are two ways to lay the composite decking on grass.  The first way of building your […]

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A composite decking is a strong and durable building material that is used to make decks. Composite decking is made from recycled wood and plastics, so no trees are fallen to make the board. The wood and plastics are then processed in factories and cut into various sizes so that they can be used for […]

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If you want to install composite decking, you should know that installing them is not hard if you know how to. This is because composite decking makers are producing beautiful decking boards in such a way that DIY’s can master the process easily.  That composite decking can be easily installed does not mean that you […]

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If you have been utilizing your timber patio for some time and the wood deck is old and worn out, you can replace them with composite decks. The process of removing the wood decks and replacing them with composite decks is easy and quick to do.  Composite decking offers a better decking option to wood […]

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There are different types of composite decking. There is grooved and ungrooved composite decking as well as capped and uncapped composite decking. Composite decking is a decking that is made of more than one material. The materials, in this case, referred to wood fibre, wood peel, or wood dust, and plastics. This plastic is unused […]

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Installing composite decking is very easy and full of exercise if you are good at handling things with your hand. This process is fun to do, and you can do it with your family members or friends. To install your decking, you have to do some math to know where to put the frame that […]

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Composite decking is more durable and stronger than wood decking. This means that when you install composite decking in your lawn, you won’t have to change them unless you feel like. Wood decking, on the other hand, will absorb moisture, expand, and contract.  This will make the decks crack or break and render them unfit […]

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When purchasing composite decking, you have to look for the best brand in the market. Also, you have to check the warranty of the composite decking, the decking colour, and the decking type. All these will be considered after you have known what is a composite decking. Composite decking can be described as synthetic building […]

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A composite decking enhances the landscape of your yard and gives your garden or lawn a good look. Composite decking are fantastic, and it is better than that of other decks. This makes it to be widely used by homeowners to deck their outdoor space.  The methods of building decking in our time have changed […]

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If you are about to install a composite deck in your lawn and are wondering if the composite decking is easy to install, then you should continue reading this article. A composite decking is a building material that is made of wood and plastic. That combination gives a strong and durable material that can withstand […]

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The pros and cons of composite decking are many. The pros are durability, low maintenance, easy to install, and beauty. While the cons are high upfront, overheating on a hot day, heavyweight.  One of the best ways to improve your garden appearance is by decking it. When you go to the market, you will notice […]

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There are several types of composite decking clips that you can use to hold your decking down to the joists below it. The method that you choose to install your composite decking determines if you will use clips or if you will not.  One of the methods of installing composite decking is by using the […]

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You can keep your composite decking cool in summer if you build a shade around your decking. light-coloured, you can utilize an umbrella to cover the spot you will be utilizing for your pastime. In addition, you should install light-coloured composite decks. One of the best materials that you can use to build decks on […]

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There are grooved and ungrooved composite decking because there are two methods of installing composite decks. Grooved composite decks are good for hidden fasteners, while ungrooved composite decks are good for surface fasteners. Composite decking triumphed over wood decks because of the fact that they served as an alternative to wood decking. To start with, […]

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You can install composite decking directly on concrete, most especially if the concrete is old and needs replacement. If the concrete around your house has become an eyesore, it is possible to improve your yard without tearing it out.  Concrete is good for outdoor space, but like other home structures, it can crack or tear. […]

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For you to know if composite decking is better than wood decking, you have to compare both decks and evaluate their advantages. Composite decking is a material that is made with wood fiber and plastic. The wood fiber is mixed with the plastic and combined with a binding material to hold them together.  The mixture […]

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Yes, you can put composite decking over a wood deck. But, the best way to install a new composite decking is by removing the old wood decking and then replace it with composite. Wood decks are good but not as good as composite when you install them in your house. The problem with wood decks […]

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What should I look for when buying composite decking? You should consider your budget, choose the right kind of composite deck, and choose a good composite deck color. Composite decking offers a better alternative to the wood decks in terms of look, strength, and durability. This means that there is no better deal that you […]

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Restoring your composite decking is easy and straightforward if you know how to do it. You will read the step by step instruction on how you can restore the vibrancy of your composite decking. The task will not affect the durability of your decking, but it will improve the quality.  Composite decking colour can fade […]

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Yes, you can screw down composite decking. There are two types of synthesized decking being sold in the market. One way in which you can install a composite deck to the frame is by using screws. Screwing down composite decks with screws has been a method of installing plastic-wood decking ever since. When you want […]

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How to maintain your composite decking is easy because it requires simple tools like a brush and a broom. Also, the process of maintaining your composite decking will not take all of your time. Note that you must maintain your composite deck after installation if you want it to last long. This maintenance that is […]

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You might ask yourself why folk would want to paint their composite decking since the decks are strong and made to last long. Composite decking is not like wood decks that require constant painting or staining to make it last longer. But there are some instances when you might have to paint a composite deck.  […]

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Installing composite decking in your yard is the best thing to do if you want a beautiful and attractive lawn. The cost to install composite decking might seem to be more expensive than that of its wooden counterpart. Note that ‘expensive’ as used here doesn’t mean that it is not affordable.  In fact, the cost […]

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When you install composite decking in your house, it will add value to your home. What this means is that it will enrich the general appearance of your house and make it look beautiful. Composite decking also raises the market value of the house. So, if you choose to sell your home, potential buyers will […]

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A composite material is made when two materials with varied physical and chemical properties are mixed together to produce a finished product.  The finished composite material is usually stronger, lightweight, and resistant to elements of weather.  This makes the composite material more useful than the original material it replaces. One example of composite material is […]

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