Dec 12, 2012 11:38 SGT Especially in the newer private or public housing estates, balcony in the living room and the master bedroom is considered as one of the essential part of new homes today. Sitting and relaxing while enjoying the panoramic view of your surroundings is probably one of the favorite past times for the new age home owners in Singapore today. Decking products, as a result, also become well sought after.
A Better Option For Outdoor Wood DeckingApr 13, 2012 15:21 SGT
Today, our world is facing with many global issues such as deforestation and illegal chopping of natural timber that requires our concern and attention. If this continues, our natural habitat would be affected and it would cause drastic change for our future generations hence, there is a need to educate and create awareness for the public to do their part by opting for materials that are eco-friendly.
For homeowners that are intending to renovate their home floorings, they could go for eco wood that are taken from sustainable timber instead of young trees that are not suppose to be cut down yet to produce wood products.
What are some of the benefits of installing eco-wood decking?
Eco-wood is a better heat insulator whereby you do not need to worry that your flooring would give you plenty of problems. Since it is for outdoor purposes whereby it would be highly exposed to rain and shine, the floor have to be safe for homeowners to use. During warm and hot weather, it can help to keep your feet cool and safe to walk and sit on. During rainy and cold weathers or even air-conditioned room, it can keep your feet warm and you will feel comfortable sitting on it too.
Safe for the environment
Choosing eco-friendly wood decking can help to save the environment and it can be recycled without causing any harmful or toxic emission to our living environment hence the surrounding air around us will be fresher and better.
Accoya® wood decking is an eco wood that does not require much maintenance. As it is installed at the outdoor areas, maintaining a decking can be a hassle hence you would have to choose the right flooring that does not gives you much headaches. It is also UV resistant whereby the original beauty of the wood would last longer than other natural wood. Accoya® wood decking does not crack easily which would be safer for the family members at home.
When you are choosing materials for your outdoor decking, you can go for those that have accredited eco labels by doing your part of helping our environment.
Written By: Zhiqi Ng