The best qualities of wood and plastic terrace!
Teaming up with Norddeck we are providing line of high quality decking and other board products. Starting from 15th of February 2016 you have a great possibility to choose from environmentally-friendly decking boards. Save yourself a trouble - call us!
Timber and WPC decking boards in comparison
|Properties||Timber boards||WPC boards*|
|Life span||3 - 5 years||15 - 25 years|
|Care and maintenance||Regular painting and oiling of the boards or even replacement is necessary||Minimal care, maintenance-free|
|Resistance to weathering||
|Colourfastness||Go grey due to lack of UV resistance||Good UV resistance, good colourfastness|
|Appearance||Visible screw fastenings||No visible screw fastenings, invisible mountings|
|Environmental aspects||Trees felled to provide the necessary timber||Use of wood residue from the timber-processing industry|
* - WPC stands for “wood-plastic composite” which is a composite material that combines the qualities of timber with the advantages of plastics. This is a high quality, thermo-plastically processed mixture of wood fibres and plastic components. WPCs are usually produced from up to 80% wood fibres combined with plastics such as polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) together with additives, including bonding agents, anti-UV agents and colour pigments.
WPC products are widely used for outdoor decking. According to the German nova-Institute, sales of these products currently represent 6% of the patio decking market. As an ecologically responsible alternative to tropical hardwoods, WPC is likely to become increasingly popular in future.