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The Different Types Of Composite Decking

The Different Types Of Composite Decking

If you have made the great decision to use our composite decking, you may or may not know that it comes in 3 different types with slightly different uses. We're here to explain what they do and how they differ so you can make an informed choice when purchasing yours.

The types we offer are hollow, clarity hollow and forma capped hollow composite decking. They all differ slightly and we will explain how and why so you can make the correct choice.


Hollow composite decking has the same advantages as solid composite decking other than the fact it is hollow inside. This makes them lighter and easier to install than solid decking. Additionally, hollow boards don't react as much in different weather conditions, whereas solid decking boards expand and contract.

Hollow decking boards are also cheaper to solid decking, so if you are looking to reduce costs then this is the choice for you. Thus, being easier to install means less labour costs, therefore this could be a more cost-effective option.

Clarity Hollow

Our clarity hollow decking is a first generation product, whereas our forma capped hollow decking is a second generation product. The clarity hollow decking is low maintenance, so you don't need to worry about time consuming upkeep as it is so easy to clean and look after.

This type of composite decking is also very resistant to stains and acts as an anti-slip board, so it's great to use if your garden is used a lot as it will stand the test of time.

Forma Capped Hollow

Our forma capped hollow composite decking also requires minimal maintenance similar to our clarity hollow decking. However, the stain resistance is even more improved and it has high UV protection, therefore it is longer lasting in summer months.

Now you have all the tips you need, why not check out our vast variety of composite decking? Enjoy!

Our team are more than happy to help you with any questions regarding this topic, so please do not hesitate to contact us.

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