Category: Decking

  • Is Composite Decking Termite Proof?

    Is Composite Decking Termite Proof? Termites are among Australian homeowners’ worst nightmares. Termites, aka “white ants”, are not actually ants, and their food of choice is timber, including wood decking. Their voracious appetites create devastating results. In Australia, there are over 350 varieties of termite. Unfortunately, construction materials that are classified “highly termite resistant” are […]

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    A Guide To Composite Decking Clips

    Unless you are an experienced deck installer, you may find yourself pondering how to build a composite deck and how to install it using composite decking clips. The options may seem a bit overwhelming. Decking Clips Questions for Beginners If you are a real DIY ‘newbie,’ you may even wonder if you need any special […]

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    Can Composite Decking Be Laid Over Concrete?

    The popular question is, “Can composite decking be laid over concrete”? The short answer is yes, you can lay composite decking over concrete, and no, you can’t.  Let us explain. First, why would you want to install composite decking over your pre-existing concrete patio? Many older homes have concrete patios.  Like many things, they require […]

  • Are Deck Tiles a Worthwhile Investment?

    What Are Deck Tiles? There are many ways to spruce up your home from the outside, and deck tiles are one of the best. They offer an affordable, durable way to change or enhance your home’s aesthetic and are a must-have for most houses. Do you want to renovate your outdoor area quickly but don’t […]

  • How to build a deck frame

    Build a frame for your deck: A Guide for DIY enthusiasts and installers

    Can you build a deck frame for your deck? If you are a home handyman or DIY person, then yes, you can install your own deck. We can teach you how to build a deck frame. But, if you are not so experienced, you might prefer to hire an experienced installer.  Let’s see what is […]

  • 8 Benefits of Picture Framing Your Deck

    Are you investing in a NewTechWood composite deck  or natural timber deck and wondering how it should be “finished”?  Have you considered the benefits of picture framing your deck?   Installing a border deck board around the outside of a deck is known as “picture framing.” The difference, visually, is immediately obvious, but of course, […]

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    Blackbutt Timber Advantages & Disadvantages

    Light blonde timbers are popular Australia-wide to complete the Scandinavian look, or Coastal beach feel in modern architectural housing designs.  Australian Blackbutt timber is a fashionable choice for these architectural styles, and unfortunately, there is a chronic shortage of this timber.  The reasons are many and not only due to excessive demand. For one thing, […]

  • How to Compare Composite Decking Brands and Materials

    As with any major purchase, it’s important to thoroughly compare composite decking brands and materials, so you can make an informed decision. But trying to establish the best value for money and selecting just one out of the many composite decking types available on the market can be a challenge. You’ve heard of the expression “You […]

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    Composite Decking & Cladding Colours: New Trends for 2022

    Decisions, decisions. What colour should you choose for your new deck or wall cladding? NewTechWood has always been at the forefront of introducing new colours to keep up with trends and provide optimal choices for customers. Different countries have different tastes and the popularity of composite decking colours can vary greatly. Whereas bright blue decking […]

  • How to Build a Composite Deck: What You Need to Know

    Installing some composite decking is just one way to increase the value of your home while also providing additional living space for outdoor entertaining. Of course, if you don’t know how to build a composite deck, it’s always the easier option to allow a professional to install a deck for you. But, after you read […]

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