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.
Did you know that every three minutes in the UK a person is seriously injured due to slipping! How Safe Is Your Composite Decking? There is a lot to consider when you are looking to choose composite decking for your home. If you are considering using composite decking it may be because you realise the
What is an MgO board? Magnesium Oxide boards are a man made factory-produced non-insulating sheathing board products that are used for general construction applications. MgO board is similar to traditional drywall or cement board, but is much stronger, fireproof, and has a higher resistance to mould, mildew, moisture, and weather. It is made from magnesium
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
Traditional Wood v Composite Wood what season maintenance of your decking needs to be carried out? Hopefully the snow has now gone and those hardy spring perennials such as Daffodils are starting to poke their stems above ground hinting that spring is in the air. Your thoughts now turn to the garden and what needs
Asia to Europe ocean freight rates are continuing to climb spectacularly amid declines in available slot space and equipment, with the UK particularly hard hit by price rises and shortages of capacity. Freight forwarding sources are reporting rates of US$10,500 per container to secure capacity from China to European main ports, with China to UK
Did you know that aluminium decking is based on bauxite, a mineral found in ample supply on our planet? It is the 3rd most abundant material after oxygen and silicone and makes up 8% of the earth’s crust. It was discovered it in the village of Les Baux (hence the name bauxite) in the Provence
In this post we will discover what the main composite decking benefits are, but first, we have to know what it is. Composite Decking What Is It? All Teckwoods composite decking types are comprised of recycled materials including FSC certified timber. It is free of pesticides and other harmful chemicals typically utilized in the creation and
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.
People simply love the look, feel and the natural beauty of wood for a variety of good reasons. It is aesthetically pleasing, tactile, and psychological (being natural). Why would any homeowner consider installing plastic wood composite decking over the natural beauty of traditional timber? The standard answer to the questions tends to be, “I am