Alternative Uses for Millboard

Millboard decking was brought into the market predominantly as a flooring product and we’ve been overwhelmed by the range of ways that people have used it. Landscapers and gardeners everywhere are discovering that Millboard decking’s versatility and durability makes it very suitable for seating arrangements, planters, gates and eating areas. Why not try out some […]

January 3, 2019

Millboard decking was brought into the market predominantly as a flooring product and we’ve been overwhelmed by the range of ways that people have used it. Landscapers and gardeners everywhere are discovering that Millboard decking’s versatility and durability makes it very suitable for seating arrangements, planters, gates and eating areas. Why not try out some of these ideas yourself?

Planter boxes can make aesthetically pleasing additions to any space. As Millboard is non-porous, any moisture from the soil in the planter will not affect our boards like it does timber.

Pizza Express Planter

As Millboard can be mitred and glued using PU wood adhesive, it makes it very easy to create a seamless masterpiece.

BBQ

Additionally, Millboard can be used to create an all-weather outdoor seating area – perfect for entertaining and relaxing. As the product doesn’t splinter, you’ll have peace of mind that it will be safe for years to come.

Smoked Oak Seat
Seat & Planter

The introduction of the new bullnose board means that the front of any seat provides more comfort than a conventional square edge.

Bullnose Seat & Steps

Millboard decking boards can form a stylish and practical surface for eating areas. The surface is resistant to food and drink stains and there is minimal upkeep associated with the product. An occasional wipe is all that’s needed to keep it clean!

Round Seat & Table
Table Planter

Do you get frustrated with constantly painting your ever-fading timber gates? Millboard is the perfect material for cladding a gate. Its colour-stable coating enables the product to retain its good looks throughout its lifespan.

Gate

Whether in a city centre basement apartment or a holiday villa, you can add a touch of luxury to your outdoor area with a feature wall. Millboard can be used to clad a featureless wall, bringing life to the entire area – unlike timber, Millboard doesn’t support algal growth, so the effect will endure beautifully.

Roof Terrace
Embered Cladding

Bridges are often constructed in very damp environments, causing wood to rot more quickly than normal. Slip-resistant Millboard can form the walkway of the bridge, providing a safer alternative to timber.

Coppered Oak Bridge
Bridge

Millboard can also provide a natural look to applications where real wood is not suitable. Being waterproof, it lends itself perfectly to pool surrounds.

Smoked Oak Swimming Pool

So if you’re contemplating investing in a new wooden application for your home, consider our unique moulded composite decking as a low-maintenance, long lasting and safety-enhanced alternative.

Decorative Beams