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    Decking Installation: How to hire the right deck builder for your home

    When it comes to decking intallation, careful planning is crucial. Many people start with design, trying to find the right deck colour to match with existing elements of the home’s exterior. But there is one crucial step required even before you start designing your future deck – to find an experienced and reliable builder. A […]

  • Composite Vs. Natural Timber Decking: Pros & Cons

    As you plan your new dream deck, one of the crucial choices you’ll need to make is what type of decking product to use. Do you stick with traditional timber, or take a leap forward and opt for the increasingly popular composite timber decking? Up until the early 90s, timber was the only decking solution, […]

  • composite decking at a home in Warragul, Victoria

    Custom-designed New Home in Warragul, Victoria

    Elevated Victorian home to take advantage of views Over the last six years, NewTechWood has developed a reputation for excellence, becoming one of the leading composite decking, cladding and screening suppliers in Australia. We’ve been involved in many outstanding residential and commercial building projects, from innovative small backyard decks to schools and big hospitality venues. We want […]

  • Backyard Design Ideas for Christmas

    Christmas holiday season is upon us, so there is no better way to get into a festive mood than to decorate inside and outside your home. So, we want to speak about backyard design ideas for Christmas. When you celebrate a Christmas in Australia, it generally means you host the celebration in your backyard and […]

  • Renovate your backyard and deck

    Renovation Guide: How to Get Your Backyard Ready for Summer

    Summer is on its way and, in Australia, it is best spent entertaining outdoors. With warmer days and nights, now is the perfect time to check off your to-do list and get your backyard into shape and ready for summer fun. The goal is to have an attractive, but still low-maintenance backyard. Here is a renovation […]

  • Composite Panel Cladding

    Why Composite Panel Cladding May be a Better Option for Your Home’s Exterior

    While we focus a lot of our efforts—and budget on the interior of our new home, first impressions and invaluable ‘kerb appeal’ come from our home’s exterior. Contemporary design nowadays often includes an external cladding that enhances the architectural beauty of the building.

  • Renovating Decking by the Coast

    Considerations for Buying or Renovating by the Coast

    Many people dream of living on the coast, envisioning long bare-foot walks on white sands, magnificent sunsets (or sunrises) glistening over the ocean, swimming and surfing the waves, luxuriating in those glorious summer evening breezes… and, of course, beach parties! If you’re considering coastal living, your first decision may well be whether to build new […]

  • What to Look for When Buying Composite Timber Decking

    With an increasing number of composite timber brands coming onto the market, choosing the right decking board is no longer an easy decision.  While price often plays a major role in the purchase decision, it is important to know just what you are getting.  So, here are some tips to help you choose wisely and […]

  • Can you work with composites the same way you work with timber?

    In short, yes. You will be able to work with WPC (Wood Plastic Composite) decking in much the same way you work with timber: cutting, drilling, screwing and even bending boards. The one thing you won’t be doing is using your nail gun. Many composites, like NewTechWood for example, are manufactured from a percentage of […]

  • Natural-Looking Timber Composite: Making the Right Choice

    Why do People Choose Composite Timber Over Natural Timber? There are many reasons why homeowners, renovators and tradespeople are opting for natural look timber composites over harvested timbers. They want to save forests. They want to save orangutans whose homes are harvested to provide us with Merbau decking. They want to minimize waste plastic going […]

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