Pros and Cons of Modular Deck against natural timber

Natural Timber

Cons

 

Weathering and warping in extreme weather

Needs maintenance – regular sealing for optimum appearance

Harder to install

Pro

 

Can be secured using a variety of fixings

Composite deck

Low maintenance

Secured using approved fixings

Expensive

Expansion and contraction in extreme weather more than timber, so difficult to join end to end

Easy to install

Scratch easily

Cannot be resurfaced or stained.

Picture of weathered deck in the open.

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