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Building composite decking in your garden is one way to create extra space for your outdoor activities. There are several things you can place on your composite decking if you want to relax on it. You can put a chair on top of your plastic wood composite decking. Aside from that, you can place a table on the surface of your plastic wood decking. But putting a chair on your decking can make the top scratch. This write-up explains how to protect composite decking from chair feet. 

Advantages of Composite Decking

We have to consider the advantages of plastic wood decking to know why homeowners are installing it in their home. One obvious advantage of composite decking is that it is attractive. The beautiful relaxing interface that composite decking will create will add beauty to your garden. With plastic wood composite, you can transform your garden into a modern or traditional garden.

 The kind of composite wood boards that you also install matters. You can either select a wood-grain surface composite decking. Or you can select other surface pigments like brown, black, oak, grey, and dark-grey. Another advantage of plastic wood composite is that its surface pigment will not fade quickly like timber. This implies that when you build plastic wood composite decking in your garden, the pigment will last for a long time.

 Aside from attractive colour, plastic wood composite is easy to maintain. Unlike timber that needs plenty of cash for maintenance, plastic wood composite require less cash. All you have to purchase to maintain your plastic composite decking is soap. Then you will rinse the top of your plastic composite with water after you have scrubbed it. Those are reasons decking owners are installing plastic wood decking. 

Placing Chair on Your Composite Decking

When you install an attractive plastic composite decking in your yard, you will relax on top of it. You cannot sit directly on the top of your plastic composite decking. If you want to relax on the top of your composite wood decking, then you have to place a chair or table on the surface. 

Putting a chair on the surface of your decking can cause damage to it. This can happen if you drag the chair on the surface of your plastic wood decking. Also, if you place a table on your decking surface and drag the table, it can result in scratches. So how do you protect the surface of your plastic wood decking from scratches?

Place a Rug under the Chair

protect decking from chair feet

One way to prevent decking from scratch is to place a rug on top of it. A rug can be beneficial if you place chairs on top of your decking. Remember that if you drag your chair on the surface of your plastic wood composite, the chair will scratch it. So, the solution to scratch is to place a rug under the chair. The rug will rest directly on top of your composite decking, and it will prevent the feet of the chair from touching the surface of your decking. 

One benefit of placing a rug on your decking’s surface is that the right rug will add beauty to your decking. Also, use a rug that is easy to clean. Using a plastic base rug can leave unpleasant marks on your composite decking, so we recommend that you don’t use them. Aside from protecting the chair from your plastic wood composite, the rug also protects it from a table. 

When the decking owner put a chair on their decking, they usually put tables on it. Table and chair can scratch the top of your plastic wood decking. So, when you place a rug on your decking, it should be large to cover the space you put your table and chair so that it will protect your decking from their feet. 

 There are other things that you can place on your plastic wood decking. One of them is a grill. With a grill on top of your decking, you can have a barbecue party with your friends. Note that when putting a grill on your plastic wood decking, you should not put it directly on the decking surface as it might result in scratches.

Conclusion

You can protect the top of your composite decking from your chair feet by putting a rug on it. A rug will prevent the feet of your chair from scratching the surface of your decking.

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