Composite decking has become the fastest growing decking material for residential use in the last ten years and there are many reasons why. Let's explore some of these reasons. What is Composite Timber? Composite timber is a material made from reclaimed wood products such as sawdust, wood fiber, and chips, mixed with a blend of recycled plastic
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products. The quality of the composite material depends on the type and characteristics of the raw materials used in the manufacturing process. These mixed ingredients ensure a strong and heavy wood that will not rot, does not warp, and does not need to be painted or sealed. When all these components are mixed by the manufacturers, pigments and
preservatives are added. Different Types: Composite decking comes in two different forms, these are solid and hollow. Solid composite decking is heavier and looks more like real wood, whereas hollow composite decking has more of a man-made appearance. Solid decking will expand and contract depending on the temperature, whereas hollow
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