A deck or balcony is a wonderful way to connect your home to your garden. What better way to complete your new extension or renovation work? A well-designed outdoor area, is really like an extension of your living and dining zones, providing extra space to entertain or relax, alfresco!
After renovations, whether you’re looking to upgrade your existing deck or add a new one from scratch, we can help you. In this instance our clients chose raised Fired Earth Montana composite decking, composite newels, handrails and spindles completed with widening Indian Sandstone steps to connect their beautifully leafy garden.
What is composite decking?
Long-lasting composite decking has the combined benefits of being eco-friendly, durable and sturdy while requiring very little maintenance.
It is often made up of recycled plastic bags, wood chips, sawdust and reclaimed timber. The result is a fantastic looking, eco-friendly board, devised with sustainability in mind.
Composite’s advantages include:
It’s ‘ready to go’ and doesn’t require the routine sanding, staining or painting
No risk of rotting or insect infestation
It’s quick and easy to install
Comes with fire resistance and anti-slip properties
Weather and stain resistant
Develops no splits nor splinters
Warp resistant, hard-wearing and has high resistance to wear and tear
All up, composite wood decking is a super choice for your outdoor area. Its stylish look has the feel of real timber – without the maintenance.
Materials are usually more expensive because the raw materials are refined and have a much longer life and less work. Many people find that the environmental-friendliness of and lack of maintenance required with composite decking justify this higher upfront cost.