COMPOSITE VS HARDWOOD

Lotex Decking proudly offers the real wood quality option of hardwood decking as well as the long-lasting durability of composite decking.
Hardwood Decking

Hardwood Decking

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Composite Decking

Composite Decking

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MAINTENANCE
Regular maintenance required
Low maintenance required
DURABILITY
Timber is susceptible to cracking, splintering and insect attack
Designed for maximum durability and insect-proof
VARIETY
Limited colors available
Produced in 8 colours
SUSTAINABILITY
Hardwoods are a natural commodity and supply is limited
100% recyclable and sustainable
VALUE FOR MONEY
Less expensive but ongoing maintenance is costly
More expensive but very low maintenance makes it more cost-effective in the long-term
INSTALLATION
Installation similar but screws are usually visible
Tongue and groove design for clip system which is much more aesthetically pleasing and easier to install
ORIGINALITY
Nothing beats the feel, look and sound of quality wood
Wood is arguably a more luxurious end product than composite decking