Ekodeck vs Timber

Whilst composites share a lot of similar characteristics with timber, they differ in many ways. Find out more about the differences, strengths, and weaknesses between composite and timber below.

Ekodeck Timber
Requires no oiling/sealing maintenance
Naturally resistant to rot, decay and termites
Concealed fixings Limited options
Anti-slip rated
UV Stabilised
Will not fade to grey
Will not splinter, cup, twist or warp
Straight and consistent lengths
10-year warranty
Janka rating (measure of hardness and durability) 10.5 8.6 (Merbau)

Composite vs timber