However this comes with a downside - most of us have had burnt feet from an over heated deck, and some of us have had splinters or even the odd nail snagging the bottom of our feet.
So, what is the best decking timber to avoid scorched feet? Thinking these issues through up front can certainly help create a foot friendly deck.
Fixings and Splinters
Decking is vertically installed, and in many cases fully exposed to the sun’s rays in the peak of summer. It will absorb a lot of heat – so the colour of the decking, along with the type of material has a huge impact.