As lives become busier and backyards become smaller, outdoor rooms are becoming a must-have feature for Australian homes.
Decks, verandahs, patios and courtyards are being designed with a new level of sophistication to enhance year-round indoor / outdoor living.
HardieDeck™ has a contemporary look with the durability of James Hardie’s premium fibre cement in combination with a new concealed fixing system designed to increase the performance of low set decks.
HardieDeck™ is designed to stay strong as it ages. Unlike timber, HardieDeck™ is resistant to damage from moisture and termites. And when the sun beats down, you can rely on HardieDeck™ not to warp or splinter.
Timber and traditional composite decks don't stand up to the risk of fire from BBQs, fire pits and bushfires.
HardieDeck™ is deemed non-combustible and can be used in all Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) zones, even Flame Zone (FZ) due to the uniquely designed FZ Top Strip that covers gaps and prevents ember attack.
With adequate cross-flow ventilation HardieDeck™ can be used as low as 150mm from the ground with its new concealed fixing system that integrates drainage and improves ventilation.
With concealed screws and solid, splinter-free boards, HardieDeck™ feels smooth and safe under bare feet. Walk, play and run with no sign of bounce, squeaks or sponginess.
Pools and spas can be punishing on decks. Repeated cycles of baking hot sun and soaking from pool water makes them vulnerable to rot and fading. Just the type of damage HardieDeck™ is designed to resist.
*When installed in strict compliance with the James Hardie® literature relevant at the time of installation including but not limited to all relevant ventilation, sealing requirements and product suitability.
Source: James Hardie HardieDeck Brochure - Sep 2019
Photo: Wesche Industries