Composite and Wooden Garden Decking, what are the pros and what are the drawbacks?
Decking is an ever popular choice for homeowners seeking a valuable, flat space in the garden. When built correctly, and maintained properly it will last many a year. Compared with other hard landscaping materials theres no need for structural works or excavations, which makes installation straight-forward, you can construct your Wirral decking right on top of uneven ground without problem. C P Joinery are finding decking for Wirral homes a more popular choice than ever before!
Materials – Wooden decking remains the most popular choice for homeowners installing a new garden deck but it comes with it’s drawbacks… Pros of using ‘real’ wood It looks authentic and works well with almost any garden design some softer woods can be relatively inexpensive It’s a natural product.
The drawbacks of real wood decking – When not properly maintained it can start to look tired and old in a relatively short space of time It get’ s very slippy when wet Hardwood can be expensive, although more durable needs regular maintenance such as staining etc. The alternatives to wooden garden decking Wirral are becoming more available and include materials which look like real wood without the worry of maintenance.
Composite Decking in Wirral
Composite has been in use in America for some years and there are options to use it here in the UK too; in fact, in the UK there are specialist brands of composite materials available. It is weather and water resistant and needs very little, if any maintenance; it also provides a non-slippery surface. As with anything there are several drawbacks to composite decking in Wirral; being plastic based it can bend and some customers may deem the colours to look a bit unnatural when compared to real wood. Regardless of what material you ultimately choose for your decking job, you can be assured that it will not only look stunning but add all-important outdoor space to your Wirral property!
Contact C P Joinery
We offer full, impartial design advice on all available materials for homeowners considering a new deck for their garden space. We have years of experience in helping our customers achieve the best results concerning any aspect of their decking project. Contact a member of our team today for a free site survey and quotation for garden decking Wirral and surrounding areas.