Dura Deck Tile Specifications, Installation and Technical Guide
Dura Tile consist of interlocking square tiles in either Teak or Charcoal that require no screws, nails or bonds. Made from low-maintenance wood plastic composite (WPC) Dura Tiles are designed to quickly interlock together, making them ideal for DIY garden decks or for difficult to reach roof terraces or balconies.
Care should be taken to ensure the product is laid onto a flat surface such as an existing patio or hard standing. If you are planning to lay your Dura Tiles onto a hard surface with an uneven terrain or minor imperfections you may need to level the surface first with some patching compound or filler. Spending a few minutes now to fully understand the installation process (as well as the performance advantages of Dura Tiles) will enhance your installation experience and provide you with a completed project that will really last. For best results, please ensure that the guidance our technical manual is strictly adhered to as improper installation including the use of the use of non-approved trims and accessories will invalidate your product warranty.
Dura Deck Tile is a quick and easy to install, low maintenance choice
Step 1: Lay a row of tiles to check your measurements. Place your first tile onto the ground surface and push down second tile onto the first to activate the interlocking tabs.
Step 2: Choose a corner to start from. If your tiles adjoin a walled areas, it’s a good idea to start there. Place your first tile and push down each adjacent tile on the previously laid tile.
Step 3: Continue laying tiles, ensuring the interlocking tabs have been activated and the surface is flush and level. Use a jigsaw to cut tiles to fit around obstructions, leaving tabs intact on connecting sides.
Step 4: Add Corner Ramps as necessary by placing ramps and then lifting the adjacent Dura Tile and pushing down into your Corner Ramps to lock into place.
Step 5: Add Edge Ramps in the same way by placing in position and then
lifting the adjacent Dura Tile and pushing down into Edge Ramps.
Step 6: Brush down your Dura Tile area to remove any debris. Your new low-maintenance decking area is now ready to enjoy for many years to come!
Dura Composites has achieved Forest Stewardship Council® Chain of Custody certification
Dura Composites was the world’s first composite timber supplier to achieve Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Chain of Custody certification (C108450) in 2011, as part of our commitment to lead the industry in sustainable practice.
FSC Chain of Custody certification is awarded to companies that can track and document FSC certified material through the production process, from the forest to the consumer, including all successive stages of procurement, processing, manufacturing, distribution and sale of certified goods.
Dura Composites has the ability to provide all of its Dura Deck, Dura Cladding and Dura Tile products as FSC-certified. Look for the products on our website that are accompanied with the FSC logo or the words ‘FSC certified’ and you can be confident you are not damaging the world’s forests and that the product has been manufactured with timber from responsibly managed forests, which meet the highest environmental and social standards.
In today’s marketplace, consumers increasingly have the option to buy products that offer a sustainable solution. Ethically harvested wood products are a great example of a high quality product with a lessened environmental impact. Asking for and buying wood and paper products certified by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) — is something we can all do that is good for people, good for forests and good for the planet.
Dura Composites takes pride in the fact that we are able to offer sustainable composite timber product options to our customers. Our FSC® 100% certified composite timber Dura Deck and Dura Cladding are just as good for your project as they are for the future of the environment.
Why should you look for the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) logo?
- You can buy products containing wood with a clear conscience when you see the FSC logo.
- The FSC label guarantees that the trees that are harvested are replaced or allowed to regenerate naturally.
- Parts of the forest are protected entirely, in order to protect rare animals and plants.
- FSC is the only wood certification scheme endorsed by the major environmental charities, including WWF, Gree and The Woodland Trust.
- Every link between the forest and the consumer is certified to make it clearly identifiable which wood is FSC certified and which is not.