The best composite decking in the world

The best Composite decking in the World

Which composite decking would you call “The best composite decking in the world” ?

Which is your Favourite Composite Decking… In no particular order of course. Comments are welcome below.

Ecodek composite decking made in England
Ecodek composite decking made in England
dura composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Trex composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

TimberTech composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Teakwood composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Silvadec composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Duralife composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

SAiGE composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

NeoTimber composite decking
Composite decking in the UK
MoistureShield composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Millboard Composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Lumberock composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Hyperion composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Fibrin composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Exterpark Magnet composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Envision composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

Composite prime composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

 

designboard composite decking
Composite decking in the UK

Choosing the best composite decking.

If you are embarking upon a new composite decking project in the UK then you have a few decisions to make. The colour, dimensions, weight, composition, warranty, fixing method, texture and anti-slip are all considerations.

This page isn’t about suggesting which is the best. This is list of probable composite decking choices that you and for you to choose which you recon is best.

Installation advice for composite decking

Simple one this folks, as they all have different manufacturers, they all have their own installation instructions. I would say “Don’t follow them at your peril”. Some are laid level whilst some are at a fall ratio of 1:80. Some are with surface fixed screws and others are with a clip of some description. Once you have made your choice I would get your installer to agree to abide by the installation guidelines from the specific manufacturer. You warranty will not stand cross examination if you say ” well the builder said it would be ok as he knew best”… Use the approved screws too. They are designed to go with the decking you have chosen

Professional decking installation

Have a look at the different boards, select a few samples and ask if they can recommend a local company to design and instal for you. Some manufacturers have a training course for Landscaping companies to train and become authorised installers… these are the guys you can trust.

 

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4 thoughts on “The best composite decking in the world”

  1. To answer this hugmungous question one would need some broad exposure to such products at different levels: commercial, technical and aesthetic to limit it with some credibility.

    Aesthetically my vote would go to Trex Transcend, commercially to newtechwood and technically to Moistureshield with the overall winner being Timbertech.

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  2. Millboard isn’t a real composite, it’s made from new products and is painted, which can peal. Timber tech has some amazing looking boards but is most expensive product on market and has to be side fixed which isn’t great if you need to every take a board up. Hyperion has two ranges, the hollow board fades really bad but the full solid range is good. Any cheap generation one style board really isn’t worth using, tends to need 300mm joists so additional frame work and labour fixing doesn’t make it much cheaper. They tend to fade and mark easily. Trex is to be honest my go to product, it has 3 ranges. Good better best. I’d go best over the other two due to it being a full solid composite board with a harder capped finish. It also has a range of products to compliment it. Facia boards, colour coded screws and pro plug system. They also sell joist protect tape to prolong the timber frame.

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  3. I am surprised that NewTechWood Ultrashield Naturale isn’t on your list.

    Considering that they are a 360 degree capped composite with aesthetics that are unmatched by others, you get a beautiful deck whether you apply the grained side up or the fine grain side.

    UltraShield®’s exclusive colors & patterns give you endless possibilities. The latest Naturale™ line features a unique treatment on the shield to make it the most natural feeling capped wood plastic composite EVER.

    UltraShield® composite decking board comes in solid & hollow profiles for both commercial and residential applications, with the flexibility to choose between common screws and hidden fasteners. All of them are wrapped 360 degrees, including the grooves. The shield provides ULTRA PROTECTION against moisture, mold, fade, and mildew.

    There are four (4) profiles of deck boards to choose from. The Cortez, a solid board without grooves, the Magellan which is a solid board with grooves, the Voyager that is a circle hollow deck board with grooves and the Columbus that is a solid board that accepts their hidden edge clip!

    Then when you add their clip systems. NewTechWood® has a locking systems which features two clips, one locks and secures the board down (Locking Clip) while the other allows for expansion and contraction (Control Expansion & Contraction – CEC Clip), so that you don’t experience warping or distortion of any kind after installation. The system works because it allows the user to control the direction in which the expansion and contraction will take place.

    They offer a mini gap system clips with CEC clip and locking clip mechanisms, T-Clip system clips with CEC and locking clip mechanisms or starting clips.
    The mini gap desk clip systems allow only a 3/64-inch gap between boards that is nearly undetectable, providing a virtually seamless look. The T-Clip system allows a 7/32-inch gap that creates a classic deck look with the clips themselves still completely undetectable.

    And they are one of the only deck manufacturers that have a hidden starting clip so there is no need for face fastening the edge boards or treads!

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