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What Is the Difference between Hollow and Solid Composite Decking?

Friday, December 03, 2021

Composite decking is becoming more and more popular used widely on many occasions. And there are various types of composite decking on the market. Such as hollow and solid composite decking. Confusingly, how to choose the right type of composite decking for ourselves need to be considered seriously.

Here are two main types of composite decking, hollow composite decking. And solid composite decking, we are going to know the difference between the two of them.

Hollow composite decking

Compared with solid composite decking, hollow composite decking needs less material during the production process, so the price of it is much cheaper. Hollow composite decking can drain away water away easily through the holes inside of its body. Hollow composite decking can be damaged easily because of its weak strength. Hollows can be made into different shapes, including round hollows and rectangular hollows. The bearing capacity of the round hollow is much better than the rectangular hollow because of the difference in its physical structure.

Solid composite decking

Solid composite decking is much easier to screw into. it can’t be damaged when the hidden fasteners are screwed into the body of the composite decking. And solid composite decking is much heavier because it needs more material during the production process in the factory. The hidden fastener systems can be easily pushed into the solid composite decking during the installation.

Solid composite decking can offer better noise absorption, with high strength. Solid composite decking is really an ideal option to be used outdoor. Low maintenance needed, the high quality required, solid composite decking will become more and more popular on the market of the building materials.

Depending on the detailed situation. So you can choose the hollow composite decking or solid composite decking according to your won requirements. Pleased overall considering the differences between them. And you will make a good decision to choose a better for your building project!

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