Composite Decking

Are you struggling to select the perfect decking for your Newman home? You’re not alone. Composite timber deck, a practical and eco-friendly alternative to timber, has been gaining popularity in recent years.

In this blog post, we’ll unpack why composite decks are an excellent choice and how Futurewood’s high-quality products can add value to your property. Ready to transform your outdoor space? Let’s explore!

The Benefits of Composite Decking

Composite decking offers multiple benefits, including resistance to stains and fading, low maintenance requirements, a more affordable long-term cost than timber decking, an eco-friendly solution, and unmatched durability and longevity.

Resistant to Stains and Fading

Composite decking can fight off stains well. Even tough ones like mustard and ketchup don’t stand a chance. It also does not fade in the sun. Unlike wood, composite decking has held its colour for many years.

With Futurewood you get to enjoy a clean, vibrant deck all year round without worries of stains or fading colours!

Minimal Maintenance

Composite decking is easy to care for. You don’t need to stain, paint or seal it. It won’t crack or split like timber decking might. Its colour stays bright and fresh year after year. This cuts down on time and money spent on upkeep.

Image of hot tub and pool combo, nestled on a composite deck boards in Newman

Actual Cost of Timber vs Composite Decking

Investigating the actual cost of timber versus composite decking can be quite revealing. Composite decking, while having a higher upfront cost, may save you money in the long run due to its minimal maintenance requirements and durability.

Timber Decking Composite Decking
Initial Installation Costs Depending on the type of timber, initial costs can be low. Composite decking has a higher upfront cost.
Maintenance Costs Timber decking requires ongoing maintenance, including staining, sealing, and replacing damaged boards, adding to the cost over time. Composite decking requires minimal maintenance.
Durability Timber decking can suffer from mould, warping, and fading, leading to higher replacement costs. Composite decking is designed to be durable.
Lifespan The lifespan of timber decking depends on maintenance and environmental conditions, but generally, it’s shorter than composite decking. Composite decking comes with a 10-year warranty, providing homeowners longevity and peace of mind.
Eco-Friendliness Harvesting timber for decking can have environmental impacts. Composite decking is a sustainable  a more eco-friendly choice.
Safety Timber decking can become slippery when wet and splinter over time, posing safety risks. Composite decking is a non-slip option and doesn’t splinter, making it safer for families and pets.
Appearance The appearance of timber decking can deteriorate over time. Composite decking maintains its appearance and is available in various colours and finishes to suit homeowner preferences.

Eco-Friendly Solution

At Futurewood, we positively impact the environment by using recycled polyolefin, rice husks, and reclaimed hardwood timber in our manufacturing process. So you get to enjoy your deck and help the planet simultaneously!

Unmatched Durability and Longevity

Decking boards Perth last longer than other types. They are made strong to fight off mould, stains, and fading. Our composite decking has a 10-year warranty. So you can feel safe knowing it will last a long time.

Our Composite Decking Products

We offer various composite decking products, including decking add-ons, cutting-edge co-extrusion decking, BAL 29-rated options and deck cleaners

Outdoor seating area on composite deck boards with white furniture in Newman

Decking Add Ons

In Newman, we offer various deck clips, from start to finish, complete with secure blackened screws. You can also find self-drilling locking clips for metal and breaker board clips. Maintain your deck’s appearance with our Composite Timber Cleaner.

Cutting-Edge Co-extrusion Decking

Co-extrusion decking is the next level in composite decking. It uses two different materials. The core is made of wood fibres and recycled plastic. This mix gives it strength and durability. Then, a shell wraps around this core to protect it even more.The shell makes the board resistant to stains, fading and mould growth.

If you want non-slip secure deck boards that last long, co-extrusion is your answer!

A Variety of Decking Colours and Styles

At Futurewood, we offer a range of composite decking options to match your style, whether you prefer the classic look of natural timber or a modern aesthetic. With up to 13 standard colours and custom choices, you can create a personalised deck that complements your home’s style.

Bush Fire Attack Level (BAL) 29 Rated

Our composite decking products are rated as Bush Fire Attack Level (BAL) 29, making them a safe choice for areas prone to bushfires. This rating means that we have fire rated decking to withstand heat and fire exposure for up to 29 minutes, providing added protection for your home. With our BAL 29-rated decking, you can have peace of mind knowing that you’re choosing a product that meets the necessary safety standards in bushfire-prone regions.

Picture of a pool with blue and white cushions in Newman surrounded by composite decking boards

Why Futurewood is the Right Choice

Futurewood is an Australian-owned company that offers premium quality and dependable composite decking products.We are committed to eco-friendly practices, making Futurewood the ideal choice for your composite timber decking needs.

An Australian-Owned Company

At Futurewood, we pride ourselves on being an Australian-owned company. We understand the needs of Australian homeowners and strive to provide them with high-quality composite decking products.

Our commitment to customer satisfaction is reflected in our premium quality and dependability. When you choose Futurewood for your decking needs, you can trust that you are supporting a local business that understands the unique challenges and requirements of the Australian climate.

Premium Quality and Dependability

Here at Futurewood, we take pride in offering premium quality and dependable composite decking products. Our decking boards are manufactured to the highest standards, ensuring durability and longevity.

With a 10-year warranty included, you can have peace of mind knowing that our products are built to last. We understand the importance of providing reliable solutions for outdoor spaces, so we use only the best materials in our composite timber decking.

Use Our Decking Calculator Tool

Planning your composite decking project? We’ve got you covered with our user-friendly Deck Calculator Australia Tool. Here’s how it can help you:

  1. Accurate Estimates: Get an instant estimate of the materials you’ll need for your deck. No more guesswork or wasted materials.
  2. Cost Savings: The calculator accounts for wastage and helps you make the most cost-effective choices for your project, saving you money.
  3. Customisation Options: Input the dimensions of your deck and choose from a range of decking boards, colours, and styles to visualise the final look.
  4. Eco-Friendly Planning: Our calculator factors the eco-friendly aspect of composite decking made from recycled thermoplastic materials.
  5. Peace of Mind: With our Decking Calculator Tool, you can plan confidently, knowing you have a reliable estimate that meets your needs.

Picture of deck made up of composite decking boards with benches and a table in Newman

Committed to Eco-Friendly Practices

At Futurewood, we are committed to eco-friendly practices. Our composite decking is made from recycled thermoplastic materials, reducing landfill waste.

By choosing our products, you can feel good about making a sustainable choice for your outdoor space. Additionally, our decking requires minimal maintenance and upkeep, further minimising its impact on the environment.

We believe in creating beautiful and functional spaces while protecting the planet for future generations. So when you choose Futurewood, you get a high-quality product and help make a positive environmental difference.

Newman Information – WA 6753

In Western Australia’s Pilbara region, Newman is a mining town set amidst stunning natural landscapes. It’s a vital mining hub, particularly for iron ore, offering a unique blend of industry and remote, rugged beauty. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore nearby national parks and striking rock formations. Newman’s community spirit thrives in this remote setting, making it a captivating destination for those seeking a glimpse of Australia’s outback.

Map of Newman WA

Newman Statistics

Coordinates: 23°21′14″S 119°43′55″E

Population: 4,239 (UCL 2021)

Established: 1966

Postcode: 6753

Elevation: 544 m (1,785 ft)[2]

Area: 28,031.2 km2 (10,822.9 sq mi)

Location: 1,189 km (739 mi) N of Perth

  • 452 km (281 mi) S of Port HedlandLGA: Shire of East Pilbara

State Electorate: Pilbara

Federal Division: Durack

Mean max temp: 38.2 °C 101 °F

Mean min temp: 17.3 °C 63 °F

Annual rainfall: 312.0 mm 12.3 in

Contact Futurewood

To start your composite decking project today, get in touch with Futurewood. We offer a wide range of premium quality and eco-friendly composite decking products in various colours and styles.

Contact us now to transform your outdoor space!