Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, composite decking is well-suited for the diverse Australian climate. It can withstand the harsh sun, heavy rainfall, and temperature fluctuations without warping, fading, or rotting.
Composite decks require significantly less maintenance compared to traditional timber decks. They do not need staining, sealing, or regular painting. Occasional cleaning to remove dirt and debris is usually sufficient.
There is a 50* year limited residential warranty by Trex, providing peace of mind for decades of use.
Yes, cleaning is a breeze. You can maintain the deck’s beauty with simple soap-and-water cleanup. No need for sanding, staining, or painting, unlike traditional timber decks. To learn more, see our Care and Cleaning Guides.
Trex offers several advantages over wood decks, including:
- No sanding, staining, or painting required.
- Minimal maintenance.
- Resistance to fading, staining, and rot.
- No splinters.
- Environmentally friendly, made from reclaimed materials.
- Easy installation with a hidden clip system.
- Long-lasting beauty and durability.
Yes, Trex Composite Decking is not susceptible to termite damage, offering a worry-free solution for your deck.
Trex decking offers an easy installation option with a hidden clip system. Grooved-edge boards can be used with the Trex® Hideaway Hidden Fastening System for a screw-free, premium finish. This system includes simple components to achieve a flawless look across the entire deck. It also adds an element of safety to your deck, so you can let your family enjoy your deck without worrying about protruding nails or uneven boards.
Our TrexPro deck installers can install your Trex deck for you, all you need to do is find an installer near you! All of our installers are qualified and carry public liability insurance, so you can trust the professionals to build your perfect deck.
Yes, if you have the right tools and knowledge you can install your own Trex Decking. For all you need to know about installation and care, visit our resources tab.
Yes, Trex Deck Lights are designed for easy installation. They come with the Trex® LightHub™ connection system, making setup a snap for DIYers. They can be integrated into new deck designs or retrofitted into existing spaces.
Yes, Trex Deck Lighting is designed to withstand various climates, including the harsh Australian conditions. It remains weather-proof and salt air-resistant, ensuring its durability over time.
It’s easy to estimate the quantity of boards you need with the Trex decking Calculator! All you need to do is input the size of your desired new deck and you will see estimates for the amount of boards and fasteners you need.
Trex Protect Tape is primarily designed for protecting the deck substructure, such as joists and bearers, from moisture penetration and rot. While it’s not a requirement, using Trex Protect Tape can help extend the lifespan of your entire deck structure.
Trex Protect Tape comes with a simple three-step installation process that most DIY enthusiasts can handle. You’ll need to clean the joist surface, remove the tape backing, and firmly press it onto the joists and bearers. Cutting the tape to length with a utility knife completes the installation.
By choosing Trex Transcend Railing, you are contributing to environmental sustainability. It utilises recycled materials, reducing the demand for virgin resources. Additionally, Trex products are designed for longevity, reducing the need for frequent replacements and minimising waste.
Building permit requirements can vary by location and the size of the deck. It’s advisable to check with your local council or building authority to determine if a permit is needed.