COMPOSITE DECKING VS TIMBER

How unmaintained timber decking can deteriorate

DECKER’s wood plastic composite products like our DECKER PROTECT range of co-extruded composite decking have significant environmental and maintenance advantages over hardwood timber decking. Some of these advantages lower the cost of installation.  The cost of on-going maintenance is minimal, unlike hardwood timber decking which needs regular oiling or painting to preserve its looks and […]

WOOD PLASTIC COMPOSITE COMPOSITION AND MANUFACTURE

As its name might suggest, wood plastic composite (WPC) is a material created from a unique blend of natural wood and plastic fibres. The two materials, let’s call them “wood” and “plastic”, are mixed together to create a relatively thick and homogenous mix. At this stage, some additives are also combined, such as colorants, reinforcing […]