What is wood plastic composite decking?
WPC decking refers to wood plastic composite decking, a blend of wood fiber and recycled plastic. WPC is also known as plastic wood, natural fiber plastic composite and natural fiber reinforced plastic, etc. Best wood plastic composite product is totally eco-friendly and can be recycled fully.
Pros of WPC decking
As a promising and cost-effective alternative to traditional timber decking, WPC decking performs higher performance. Some pros of it are listed here.
- More widely applied with stronger water, moisture, weather, and insect resistance.
- Skilled surface treatment provides a unique appearance for WPC decking.
- Time-saving installation. No complicated installation process.
- Easier maintenance by jet cleaning or simple hose flushing.
- High fire resistance ensures the safety of your furniture.
- Rich appearance makes it the ideal home decoration.
- High plasticity creates unique personal styles.
- Eco-friendly materials can be used safely.
- Various options on styles and colors.
After understanding the features of WPC decking, you must look forward to experiencing such a product. Before that, there is another important factor to consider, the price. Following is a comparison among different materials.
Wood-plastic composite is the fastest-growing new raw material in the decking market. It provides excellent weather resistance, attractive aesthetics, and ultra-low maintenance costs. It can also effectively avoid some of the inherent drawbacks of other materials, it has gradually won the recognition and preference of more people. There are some other commonly used materials like wood, vinyl, and metal, etc. Next, let’s compare their prices.
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As compared above, the initial price of WPC decking is relatively higher than other materials. Compared with the higher installation cost of vinyl decking, the WPC decking is much easier to install with accessories and instructions. Compared with the modern industrial style of aluminum decking, wood plastic decking shares a more natural grain perception. Even if the initial price of WPC decking is higher than wood decking, taking into account the annual maintenance cost and maintenance time, the price gap between the two materials will be smaller than expected. Outdoor decoration is a long-term investment, so in the long run, WPC decking is a high cost-effective consideration.
Unifloor composite decking series
Unifloor supplies several composite decking series options include traditional, 3D embossed and capped composite decking.
1. Traditional WPC decking
We offer solid decking, hollow, six-round-holes, and eight-round-holes decking. There are more than 30 styles and 8 colors to choose from. In addition, we also accept customized services on its specifications or colors to create a completely satisfactory decking experience for you.
Wood grain patterns to select
2. Deep embossing decking
The deep embossed decking stands out because of its beautiful pattern and surface treatment. Both solid and hollow decking are available.
16 surface pattern selections
deep bark grain
deep growth ring
deep growth ring
3. Capped composite decking
The capped composite decking is also known as co-extrusion composite decking, has been upgraded to the second generation with stronger performance. The first generation offers 2 types with 6-round-holes or 7-round-holes. The second generation offers 3 types to choose from.