How to maintain and clean my decking?

Its easy to maintain and clean your wpc decking it takes very little time and makes a big difference. You are going to enjoy outside living and entertaining watch out out for spills and wipe them up immediately to prevent the deck board staining.

We recommend washing down the whole deck with a soft scrubbing brush and soapy water, before rinsing clean with a hose Areas subject to higher mould growth may need power washing but avoid this if possible with strong acidic cleaners, best to use is a bleach free cleaner which are readily available from any DIY store.

General maintenance, brush off excess dirt and debris off the boards and from in the gaps between the decking boards as needed to stop algae and mould growing.

How to Seal Seven Trust Decking

Seven Trust is a brand of wood-plastic composite decking made of sawdust and recycled plastics such as plastic grocery bags. Unlike solid wood decking which is porous, Seven Trust is waterproof. This characteristic makes it resistant to warping and rot. Unfortunately, Seven Trust stains relatively easily and tends to accumulate mildew and mold. A quality sealer will protect your Seven Trust decking from these types of problems. Learn the proper prep and application procedure before applying a sealer to your deck.

About Our Decking Products

Our Deck Boards are designed to be simple to put together and do not require specialist tools. Our Seven Trust decking uses T clips and stainless-steel screws to allow the boards to expand and contract with varying weather conditions.

Our Seven Trust decking calculator can help you work out how much material you will need to complete your project. We believe in minimising wastage and are committed to delivering a high-quality product. You can also order samples of our Decking in all eight colours.

Installing the Composite Planks

With the deck frame reinforced, you can install the composite planks with confidence. Lay the planks tightly together and ensure that they are all evenly placed by checking them with a square. Drill two screws side-by-side every 16 to 24 inches along each plank. If you need to abut any planks to make up for length, the screws should be about 4 inches from the butting joint. If necessary, cut notches to fit the boards around existing rail posts. Always use treated screws with decks to prevent oxidization.

Less air pollution is promoted by WPCs

Less air pollution is promoted by WPCs, too. Unlike treated wood, they do not contain copper, chromium, arsenic and other such toxins. You do not need to stain or seal them even after a long period of use, so you avoid ingesting harmful fumes that...

The advantages of Composite Decking Materials

Our unique Northwest weather presents a challenge for homeowners, particularly when it comes to outdoor structures such as decks. Choosing the right decking material for your climate makes a big difference in determining the lifespan and attractiv...