Composite Decking

Are you considering renovating your outdoor living space but unsure of the best decking material? Composite decking, a blend of wood and plastic materials, has immensely grown in popularity across Rivervale.

Our blog will guide you through the benefits and practicalities of composite decking while showing you how Futurewood provides top-notch solutions for your home improvement needs. Keep reading to discover why composite decking could be the game-changer for your outdoor project!

The Benefits of Composite Decking

Composite decking offers minimal maintenance, resistance to stains and fading, unmatched durability and longevity, and being an eco-friendly solution – making it a superior choice to traditional timber decking.

Minimal Maintenance

Composite decking takes little work to keep clean. It does not warp, so it stays smooth and safe for feet. You don’t need to paint or seal it like wood decks. A simple wash can make the deck look new again.

This is why many people love composite decking. Taking care of a deck has never been so easy.

Resistant to Stains and Fading

Composite decking is demanding. It fights off stains and stays bright for a long time. This is excellent news for people who love to host parties or have kids. Spills and messes won’t ruin your deck! A dropped drink or food spill can be cleaned up fast.

Fading from the sun can also harm decks. But not composite decking! Its colour stays strong, even under harsh sun rays. This means your deck will keep looking fresh and new year after year.

People in hot places like Rivervale will find this very useful! Composite decking ensures you get a deck that lasts long and looks good, too!

Image of a pool adjacent to a composite decking boards in Rivervale

Unmatched Durability and Longevity

Wood-plastic composite deck boards last a long time. They do not warp like wooden boards. This means they stay strong and look good for many years. Also, composite decks are safer for children and pets because they don’t have splinters.

So you can enjoy your deck with no worries about safety.

Eco-Friendly Solution

Composite decking is good for the earth. It uses a mix of wood and plastic materials. The making process reuses waste wood scraps and recycled plastics. This stops them from ending up in landfills.

Using composite decking also means fewer trees are cut down. We save our forests for future generations. Choosing composite decks over timber ones helps keep nature healthy. The earth will thank you for it!

Actual Cost of Timber vs Composite Decking

In the long run, composite decking can be a more cost-effective than timber. Let’s explore this in detail in the table below.

FactorsTimber DeckingComposite Decking
Initial CostTimber decking requires a lower initial investment.Initial costs for composite decking are higher than timber.
Maintenance CostRegular staining, oiling, and replacing split or warped boards make timber decks costly.Composite decking needs minimal upkeep, thereby saving on maintenance costs. It’s resistant to stains, fading, and warping.
LongevityTimber decks have a lifecycle of around 10 to 15 years, depending on the care and climate.Composite decks offer unmatched durability, with a lifespan of up to 25-30 years.
Eco-friendlinessWhile timber is a natural resource, unsustainable harvesting can lead to deforestation.Composite decking is made from wood and plastic materials, making it an eco-friendly solution.
SafetyTimber decks can warp and splinter, posing safety risks.Composite decks are splinter-free and slip-resistant, making them safer for bare feet, children, and pets.

It’s clear that while the initial cost of composite decking is higher, its low maintenance costs, longer lifespan, and eco-friendly nature make it a worthwhile investment over time.

Our Composite Decking Products

We offer cutting-edge co-extrusion decking, BAL 29-rated decking, a wide range of decking accessories, and an array of decking colours and styles.

Image of brick patio and wall complemented by composite decking boards in Rivervale

Cutting-Edge Co-extrusion Decking

We offer top-notch co-extrusion decking. A smart process makes this type of deck. The outer layer and inner core are mixed under high heat and pressure. It gives strength to the deck boards.

They do not warp, so they stay straighter than wooden decking boards. It feels safe under your feet; pets or kids won’t slip or get splinters on it. Our co-extrusion decks can also deal with harsh weather well, making them last longer than ordinary decks.

Bush Fire Attack Level (BAL) 29 Rated

Our composite decking holds a Bush Fire Attack Level (BAL) 29 rating. This means it can stand up to bushfires. It reduces the risk of fire, keeping your home safe. It stays strong and doesn’t break down quickly even in hot weather.

You get to enjoy your deck without worrying about fire damage. Fire rated decking is the best choice for people who live in areas prone to bushfires.

Decking Accessories

Transform your outdoor space in Rivervale with our tailored deck installation solutions. Explore an array of clips, from starters and finishers to reliable deck clips featuring secure blackened screws, ensuring a seamless and stylish deck assembly. Elevate your deck further with our cutting-edge locking clips, ideal for self-drilling into metal, and breaker board clips with matching features. Safeguard your investment with our specially formulated Composite Timber Cleaner, crafted for optimal deck maintenance. Available in both 1-litre and 4-litre bottles, our Composite Timber Cleaner is the key to preserving the allure of your new deck in Rivervale for years to come.

A Variety of Decking Colours and Styles

At Futurewood, we present an array of composite decking options tailored to your taste, whether you lean towards the timeless charm of natural timber or a sleek modern style. Our Perth composite timber decking products are available in single and co-extrusion varieties, offering up to 13 standard colours and custom choices. Immerse yourself in our product range using the Colour Explorer tool to envision how your chosen finish will manifest. With Futurewood’s adaptable composite decking, crafting a personalised deck that complements your home’s style is effortlessly achievable.

A deck in Rivervale made of composite decking boards with a table and chairs

Why Futurewood is the Right Choice

Futurewood is ideal for composite decking because of its premium quality, Australian ownership, commitment to eco-friendly practices, and user-friendly decking calculator tool.

Discover why Futurewood stands out from the competition, and start building your dream deck today.

Premium Quality and Dependability

At Futurewood, we offer premium quality and dependable composite decking products. Our decking boards use the latest co-extrusion technology, ensuring superior strength and durability.

With a Bush Fire Attack Level (BAL) 29 rating, our decking is designed to withstand harsh Australian conditions. We also provide a wide range of accessories to enhance your deck’s functionality and style.

As an Australian-owned company, we are committed to eco-friendly practices and sustainable materials. Use our instant estimate decking cost calculator on your project.

An Australian-Owned Company

Futurewood is proud to be an Australian-owned company that specialises in composite decking. We prioritise premium quality and dependability, ensuring our products meet the highest standards.

With a ssolidcommitment to eco-friendly practices, we strive to provide sustainable solutions for your decking needs. Our decking calculator tool lets you quickly estimate the materials required for your project, making the process quick and hassle-free.

When choosing Futurewood, you can trust that you’re making the right choice for your home and the environment. Contact us today to learn more about our composite decking options and how we can help bring your dream outdoor space to life.

Committed to Eco-Friendly Practices

We are committed to eco-friendly practices at Futurewood. Our composite decking is made from wood and plastic materials, reducing the need for harvesting natural timber.

By choosing composite decking, you contribute to the conservation of forests and help protect our environment. Additionally, our decking boards are resistant to fading and stains, meaning there’s no need for harmful chemical treatments.

Our composite decks can even be installed over concrete with proper air circulation and drainage without compromising sustainability. Choose Futurewood for a beautiful deck that’s both durable and environmentally responsible.

A picturesque walkway built with composite decking boards in Rivervale

Use Our Decking Calculator Tool

Calculate the materials you need for your deck with our easy-to-use Decking Calculator Tool. Enter the dimensions of your deck, and the tool will provide an instant estimate of how many decking boards and accessories you’ll require.

This helpful tool takes the guesswork out of planning and ensures you get just the right amount of decking material for your project. Start building your dream deck today with Futurewood’s Decking Calculator Tool!

More About Rivervale – WA 6103

Rivervale, situated in Western Australia near the iconic Swan River, is a suburb that effortlessly marries urban convenience with natural beauty. This residential enclave features a diverse range of housing, encompassing modern apartments and established houses, contributing to its varied architectural landscape. With its proximity to the Perth central business district, Rivervale offers residents easy access to many amenities, shopping centres, and recreational facilities. The suburb’s riverfront location adds a touch of serenity, providing scenic views and opportunities for leisurely walks along the riverbanks. Rivervale encapsulates a harmonious fusion of suburban tranquillity and metropolitan accessibility, making it an appealing destination for those seeking a balanced and vibrant living experience in Western Australia.

Map of Rivervale WA

Rivervale Statistics

Coordinates: 31.961°S 115.917°E

Population: 10,897 (SAL 2021)

Established: 1843

Postcode: 6103

Area: 3.0 km2 (1.2 sq mi)

Location: 5 km (3 mi) from Perth

LGA: City of Belmont

State Electorate: Belmont

Federal Division: Swan

Contact Futurewood

For premium quality composite decking in Rivervale, choose Futurewood. With our cutting-edge co-extrusion technology and a range of stylish colours and accessories, we have the perfect decking solution for your needs.

Contact us today to get started on your dream deck!