Can WPC Decking Be Exposed to the Sun?

Can WPC Decking Be Exposed to the Sun?

Wood is one of the most popular flooring materials, and we can see them in many places. But wooden floors also have some disadvantages. If it is often in contact with ultraviolet rays and water, the service life will be shortened. Wood is easy to rot and deform and crack, and the maintenance cost of traditional wooden floors is relatively high. Many people will choose to use wood plastic flooring as an alternative.

1. Can WPC decking be exposed to the sun?

Wood plastic flooring is a popular outdoor flooring material in recent years. It has many advantages, such as: long service life, low maintenance cost, a variety of optional colors and natural appearance. However, can WPC decking be exposed to the sun? The answer is yes.

First of all, we need to know that all materials will absorb heat and become hot when exposed to direct sunlight in summer. There are many factors that affect the temperature of the floor, such as the direct time of the sun, the color and density of the floor, which will affect the overall temperature of the wood-plastic floor.

But in fact, the wood-plastic composite flooring we manufacture is not hotter than traditional wood flooring. The floor is made of wood fiber and recycled plastic particles, and our advanced manufacturing process gives it excellent heat resistance. Therefore, it will not crack, shrink, etc. due to prolonged exposure to the sun like wooden floors.

2. How to reduce the impact of exposure to WPC decking?

If you install WPC siding in the summer, and the time is long and hot, you can choose a lighter-colored floor to reduce heat absorption. We provide customers with floor coverings of various colors to choose from. In addition to the choice of materials, planting trees for shade or adding parasols can also reduce direct sunlight.

3. How long can WPC decking be used?

Want to reduce floor maintenance and have a longer use time? WPC flooring may be your best choice.

The strength of wood-plastic floor is higher than that of wood floor, and it will not be deformed and cracked by moisture. Wood-plastic composite flooring is easier to maintain, no paint or sanding is required, just a simple cleaning with some soap and water.

After 10 years of use, you will find that traditional wood flooring may not look as good as it was at the beginning, but your wood-plastic flooring still looks like new.

The wood-plastic floor products we produce use exclusive color mixing technology, and the floor has a natural wood grain effect. High performance makes the product can withstand many years of sunlight, rain, wind and snow and other weather, low maintenance cost, generally can be used for 10-15 years.

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