Advantages and Disadvantages of Composite Decorative Materials — Advantages and Disadvantages of WPC floor


Advantages and Disadvantages of Composite Decorative Materials — Advantages and Disadvantages of WPC

Jiahao machinery is WPC flooring production line manufacturers and suppliers from China,Let’s introduce the advantages and disadvantages of WPC flooring.

WPC flooring is an environmentally friendly wood substitute that combines the characteristics of plastic and wood fibers. More and more people choose WPC boards to replace the original wood. Composite materials can be used to make decks, fences, or wall panels, fences.


Before considering using WPC flooring, you can learn about the advantages and disadvantages of composite flooring through this article to help you choose the most suitable material.

Advantages of wood plastic products:

1. Durable. WPC panels can be used in outdoor environments for a long time, can withstand different climatic conditions, and have a long service life. Durable and not easily damaged, WPC’s base material crisscrosses wood fibers into an overlapping network, allowing various internal stresses of wood to adapt to each other between the laminates. It ensures the flatness and stability of the wooden floor, and retains the aesthetics of the solid wood floor in one. You can not only enjoy the warmth of nature, but also solve the hard maintenance problem of solid wood flooring. It will not split and decay. Traditional wood is likely to mold and rot after absorbing water. There may be safety hazards in use.

WPC flooring can prevent decay and warpage caused by moisture. Reduce maintenance.

3. WPC flooring is easy to clean and maintain. There is no need for painting and polishing, only occasional washing with water and soap, greatly reducing cleaning and maintenance time. One of the advantages of composite flooring is its ease of maintenance. For many busy homeowners, it is always as bright as new and easy to clean.

Easy installation: WPC deck installation only requires concealed fasteners and screws, which can be installed by one person. Due to the simple installation requirements, the hidden dangers caused by installation are greatly reduced


Wood plastic outdoor materials also have some disadvantages, as follows:

The initial cost is high. The procurement cost of WPC flooring is higher than that of wood, but it saves on later maintenance costs, and the overall cost will not be too high after long-term use.

2. WPC flooring is not 100% solid wood. It is made of wood fibers and plastics, but still has a realistic wood grain effect. Not completely maintenance free.

3. The WPC floor still needs to be regularly cleaned of leaves and other debris and washed with soapy water.

WPC flooring is heavier than wood. Composite materials of the same size are much heavier than wood materials.

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