Teckwood are supplier of high quality composite decking, cladding, balustrade and fencing to discerning customers throughout the UK. Eco friendly, water resistant, low maintenance and fire rated wood plastic composites designed to look and feel like real wood.
How long have we been using composite materials? The earliest composite materials known were made from straw and mud combined to form bricks for building construction. Ancient brick-making was documented by Egyptian tomb paintings. Wattle and daub is one of the oldest composite materials, at over 6000 years old. Wattle and daub is a composite
Wood composite cladding is certainly growing in popularity, its uses are immense and improved looks, performance and durability has made Teckwood’s composite cladding range the go to products for Architects, Developers, Builders and contractors. It was first introduced in to the UK this millennium and the addition of grain patterns and colours have led to
We will be exploring some professional garden designs tips which we think still look great in 2021. With everything going on in the world many people are discovering the solace that comes from gardening and adding greenery to their lives. Experienced gardeners are diving deeper into their gardening activities and trying new things. There is
Here are a few new Teckwood Products that we will be launching in 2021. Class a aluminium decking Teckwood’s Proactive aluminium decking system is a lightweight Class A board that is now a legal requirement on all new or refurbished building over 18m in height. The certified board with an integral water management system can
Teckwood have used technology to revolutionise the exterior cladding industry, to provide superior protection for your home by developing a siding board that is more attractive, durable, class B fire rated and longer lasting. The strength, performance, appearance, texture and beauty of Teckwood’s exterior cladding can be explained by its composition. It consists of a
Have you ever wondered how we make our building products sustainable at Teckwood? Wood plastic composites (also known as WPC) combine qualities uniquely suited to accommodating both domestic and commercial preferences in the construction market. They are the ideal green sustainable solution that makes use of organic material with virgin, recycled or renewable plastics, normally
Cladding is a term that refers to components that are attached to the structure of a building to form non-structural, external surfaces. Whilst composite cladding is generally attached to the structure of the building, typically it does not contribute to its stability, cladding can, however, play a structural role in transferring wind and impact loads.
Before we dive into our composite cladding installation guide, we need to know why we should even use it, so… Investing in Teckwood Class B Fire Rated composite cladding is a smart move. The composite cladding will transform any building, providing a fresh modern look. Teckwood only sell high quality wood plastic composite (WPC) products
The building envelope is now challenged more than ever to respond to the movement of heat, air, and water over the life of the building. Interior fires in buildings are usually controlled by a sprinkler system and/or fire-fighters. When the fire grows and reaches the flash stage it can leap out from the building onto
Why not consider wood plastic composite cladding as a green alternative where you might previously have chosen traditional timber? Wood will never lose its instinctive appeal as a building material. We appreciate its natural characteristics and we have built with it and used it to decorate our buildings for many thousands of years. Why use