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10 reasons to choose Abodo’s Vulcan Decking

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Choosing the right decking material for your build can be difficult. Here are ten great reasons to consider Abodo timber decking.

  1. Environmentally friendly – manufactured from rapidly renewable, FSC® certified plantation forests
  2. Virtually knot-free and has a Durability Class 1 Rating
  3. Thermal treatment means no chemicals used and full through board treatment meaning no need to re-treat when cut or round fixings
  4. Can be used with most fixings without reaction, although for best results and long life we do recommend the use of stainless steel fixings
  5. Excellent machining qualities – the golden/chocolate brown finish ensures good uniformity of color and smooth surface underfoot.
  6. Moisture content after treatment is 7% (+/-2%) giving additional dimensional stability. Also, this means that when oxidation takes place this is a cleaner even silver color
  7. Available in flat sawn or vertical laminated section which adds towards stability and figure – here are some examples. Laminated sections can be grain orientated, giving sections up to 300mm x 200mm which allows amazing flexibility in design as shown in these images. We can also finger joint lengths up to 13.5m
  8. Improved thermal conductivity by 20%+ over normal pine
  9. Gives good adhesion and so is ideal for all types of surface finishes
  10. Abodo timbers are cheaper in price than most alternative knot-free timber options
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