Use Composite Decking to Extend your Living Spaces Outdoors

It’s the New Year so what better time to gather your thoughts about sprucing up your outdoor spaces with a stylish, low maintenance, and durable composite decking area. Spring will be here before we know it and decking areas remain a must-have for many people wanting a new garden design ready for the warmer months.  As well as providing many lifestyle benefits, decks still add the wow factor and financial value to a property.  Composite decking brings further benefits over more traditional timber decking structures and these will be discussed below.

Composite Decking with Bi-Folding Doors

Why Choose Decking?

Decking is great for extending internal living areas outdoors to create extra  space for dining, entertaining, playing, or simply relaxing.  Furthermore decking defines areas of the outdoor space available, for example having somewhere to entertain and relax separated from a lawned area suitable for play.   Decking is also excellent for dealing with sloping areas and turning a fairly unusable space into a stable, level, and useful garden space.  Steps and paths can be created with decking to blend in with other materials in the garden too.  As well as being versatile in its use, a decking area is relatively simple to install in comparison to other design options such patio areas saving time, manpower, and money. However,  if you can’t decide between a deck, patio area, or lawned area why not consider a combination of your choice utilising the Qwickbuild subframe system? This enables  the integration of outdoor tiles, composite and hardwood decking, and artificial turf to provide a truly customised solution for making best use of the space available.  Furthermore, when used with RESORTDECK composite decking, no nails or screws are required to fix the boards to the frame making installation super fast and efficient.

composite decking over qwickbuild subframe


RESORTDECK composite decking is a great option if you want a deck that is designed to last.   The core is made of 60% recycled dense wood fibre mixed with 40% high grade recycled plastics (HDPE). The shield is made of special engineering grade polymer and additives with extreme low water penetration. Using a co-extrusion process the shield is heat pressed onto the core creating an impermeable protective barrier against moisture, ultra-violet (UV), insects and bacteria. The extremely durable shield will give maximum stain & scratch resistance. The very low absorption rate of 0.1%, prevents moisture penetration inside the core. This formulation is 100% recyclable & ensures strength & durability.  RESORTDECK’s patented formula provides colour striking and deep wood grains that bring you the warmth of wood without the required maintenance. Therefore, durability and aesthetics are combined to bring you one of the most technically advance composite decking ranges available.  One that also has the highest possible non-slip rating, anti-static properties and won’t rot, splinter, crack, or fade over time.

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If you would like any more advice or information about the suitability of our composite decking range for your design ideas, please contact one of our friendly team members on 01254 825594 or email sales@elitebalustrade.com.  Alternatively request a call back or fill out a simple enquiry form.

Published: 6th January 2017

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