The Benefits Of Composite Decking

With a move towards eco consciousness, more and more homeowners, builders and architects are recognising the benefits of composite decking. While traditional wood timber is still a widely used option, composite timber materials are quickly growing in popularity on the Sunshine Coast and across Australia. 

When it comes to decking, deciding on the right material is important, from cost and maintenance to durability and look. Whether it is their low maintenance and high value or long-lasting beauty and colour rich boards, composite decking boasts a number or benefits any homeowner will enjoy. 

As a testament to the quality, value and sustainability to the new generation of wood alternative Gowan Lea Timbers offer a range of high quality composite decking to homeowners, builders and businesses across the Sunshine Coast.

What is Composite Decking?

High-performance, low-maintenance composite timber combine unprecedented durability and beauty for the ultimate decking solution. Composite decking timber is an engineered mix of wood fibres, bonding agents and plastics that is combined and heated into timber lengths. 

This plastic, timber mix is designed to combat harsh weather while withstanding the test of time with little hassle and maintenance. In addition to their practical benefits, composite decking is a popular timber choice as only recycled plastics are used to manufacture these products, directly aiding in the effort against climate change and sustainable building.

More people are turning to composite timber for their decking, as it has a number of benefits. Decking Sydney experts Urban Arch can help transform your place with composite decking.

Material Science That Is Durable

Where traditional timber can look great, without protection it is easily weathered. Subject to rain, wind, dirt and debris traditional timber can fade, warp and crack. 

As a mix of recycled plastic and wood fibres, composite timber is much less to the susceptible to erosion, bleaching, rot and overall degradation that traditional timber undergoes when exposed to these elements. It’s moisture resistance ensures that there is little mould growth, making it suitable for high moisture areas such as outdoor pool decks.

Long-Lasting and Low Maintenance

If not maintained on a regular basis, traditional timber decks can quickly deteriorate. This is often a labour intensive and costly process. 

While they are a larger initial investment, wood plastic composites require little to no maintenance, saving you money on repair and replacement costs for longer. For the removcal of dirt, dust and debris this hassle-free material need only spot cleaning and light washing to keep them looking their best.

Aesthetic Without Compromising Performance

One of the many benefits of composite decking is the option to let your unique style shine through without having to worry about performance or limitation. Offered in a range of colours, textures and finishes, design is the only limit.

Whether you are looking for a classic timber look or something modern and bold, there is composite decking option to suit every design need.

Choose Gowan Lea For Your Composite Decking Needs

Made with up to 99% recycled material, composite decking is a truly eco-friendly product in a time where sustainability is more important than ever. With a commitment to sustainability, Gowan Lea Timbers has earned the reputation as a leading composite decking and timber supply company on the Sunshine Coast and across Brisbane. 

Having supplied timber to a number of large projects, you can rest assure that you are receiving the highest quality timber.