When choosing decking for a garden or patio, here's how to avoid the most common issues with hand-moulded products. 

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE

Wall decking with green features and inset lights

Decking is a hugely popular way to transform the outside of your home. But traditional wooden styles have numerous drawbacks – here’s how to avoid them…

Floors without flaws

day bed in decked and tiled room with modern lighting and plants

Decking is ideal for creating a wonderful outdoor environment for you and your family to share. Whether it’s on a bedroom balcony or as a focal point leading up to your garden, it’s a feature of many a modern home. But, as those who’ve lived in homes with wooden decking can testify, they can require a lot of upkeep and maintenance.

Millboard have elevated decking to the next level. By focussing on attention to detail, they combine the glamour and good looks of traditional wooden decking with the high performance of the latest technology.

Stop the rot

dining area looking out onto decked patio and sea view

Millboard decking consists of a unique resin mineral that is the end result of combining mineral stone and wood-free polyurethane. While normal composite decking still uses wood fibres, this approach ensures that the boards are made from a tough, durable and stable resin.

That means it’s more resistant to rot, damp and warping, while it won’t attract insect larvae who love to lay their eggs in wood. All of which means your decking will last longer, require less maintenance and withstand the vagaries of British weather. It makes for a perfect year-round surface that won’t have you losing your footing.

The personal touch

Is there a compromise in order to reach this level of performance? No, thanks to the detail-oriented approach taken by Millboard. Rather than use extrusion, each piece is hand-moulded and hand-painted in a variety of finishes. This means that the decking manages to outperform wood as a material while being indistinguishable from it. You get the desirable look of wood, but without its ongoing issues.

You also get the peace of mind that rigorous ethical standards have been applied to the UK-crafted boards, while you have the freedom of various textures and colour palettes, making these versatile in terms of design. With edging and fascia options too, you can visualise your project from start to finish, whether you’re an architect or a homeowner looking to change your outdoor space for the better.

Rattan garden chairs on decking with foliage

 

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