Grey Composite Decking

Grey composite decking is the fastest-selling composite decking colour in the sector. It continues its growth year on year, making it a sought after product, especially in peak season.

All composite decking comes in grey colour, including the first and second-generation composite decking. Below, we have listed grey colours associated with deck boards and the fade rate, which you can expect if you choose first or second-generation composite decking

 

1First Generation Grey composite decking

Light Grey

High Fade Rate – high to medium fade rates.

High to medium depends upon which supplier and surface texture you pick. For example, if you pick a thin and wide groove surface texture, it will fade at a high to a medium level rate. Its print on wood grain grey will fade over five years and lose its wood grain appearance. The deep embossed will fade at high to medium rates but will retain its wood grain appearance for decades.

Slate Grey (Black)

Low to Medium Fade rate.

In our assessment, slate grey is black but is sold by many suppliers and manufacturers as slate grey. It has a thin and wide groove surface texture that will fade at a low to medium-level rate. The print of wood grain grey will fade over five years and lose its wood grain appearance. The deep embossed will fade at medium rates, retaining its wood grain appearance for decades.

Stone Grey

High to medium fade rate.

The stone grey is also sold as dark grey has a high to medium fade. 

However, this depends upon the supplier and surface texture you choose. For example, if you pick a thin and wide groove surface texture, it will fade at a medium level rate. The print on wood grain grey will fade over five years and lose its wood grain appearance. The deep embossed will fade at high to medium rates, retaining its wood grain appearance for decades.

Anthracite Grey

High to medium fade rate. 

Anthracite grey is among the best-selling grey colours. It is popular with all residential and commercial projects and is mostly purchased to match windows and doors. Its high to medium fade depends upon the supplier and surface texture you choose. For example, the print on wood grain anthracite grey will fade over five years and lose its wood grain appearance. The deep embossed will fade at high to medium rates, retaining its wood grain appearance for decades. The thin and wide grooved surface texture will fade at a high to medium rate.

 

2Second Generation Grey Composite Decking

Light Grey

None to Low fade rate.

Light grey in second generation composite decking is among the best-selling second-generation grey. Its fade rate is zero to low and can retain its appearance for 25 years, depending on conditions and maintenance. It is a sought after product in peak composite decking season by all suppliers.

Slate Grey

None to Low fade rate.

Like its first-generation cousin, Slate is, in our assessment, black – its fade rate is none to low. It can retain its appearance for over 25 years, depending on conditions and maintenance.

Stone Grey

None to low fade rate. 

Light grey second-generation composite decking is among the best-selling second-generation greys. The fade rate is none to low. It can retain its beauty for over 25 years, depending on conditions and maintenance. It is a sought after product in peak composite decking season by all suppliers.

Anthracite Grey

None to low fade rate. 

Offered by ultra decking on custom made orders, it is almost a bluey grey colour and unique – its fade rate is none to low. Depending on conditions and maintenance, it can retain its beauty for more than 25 years.

 

Quick Summary

Grey composite decking is the biggest selling decking colour in the UK due to its popularity, it comes in a wide range of grey colours by many different suppliers and a variety of quality and surface textures, our recommendation is to order samples from all suppliers and pick the best colour and texture for you and your new project, order our grey collection samples here.

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