Wood plastic composite decking isn't the same as timber decking - and while it's likely to require far less maintenance than timber decking, it still needs to be cared for and cleaned properly to ensure that it lasts.
Not all decks require that much maintenance. With wood plastic composite (WPC) decking and uPVC decking, for example, it's almost a matter of install-and-forget.
Over time, decks may lose their colour and lustre. Find out how to choose the right stain for your deck, and safely restain it to the best effect.
Properly cleaning and oiling your deck will help to bring out its natural colours and make it look like new. Find out the best way to go about it.
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Bamboo offers a low-cost and sustainable alternative to hardwood timber floors. Learn more about how bamboo floors are made, and how they rate in terms of durability and longevity.
Electric systems are inefficient and relatively expensive to run. For this reason they are generally only favoured these days where no alternative is possible.