Choose decking for accessibility and inclusivity in your project
A solution ideal for ramps and stairs, access for wheelchair users, the visually impaired and where high levels of visitor traffic are key considerations. Smooth boards naturally create a more even, natural looking landscape; however they also have several significant practical advantages over grooved boards for particular applications.
When specifying deck boards for areas with high levels of foot traffic with consideration for pushchairs, wheelchairs or bikes grooved deck boards can be make the ride uneven.
Smooth boards are also preferred in applications such as restaurants, bars and smoking areas where food is served or hygiene is of high priority. Smooth boards prevent food, dirt or litter becoming trapped, making it much easier to clean.
For support in selecting the right type of timber decking for your project contact our technical sales team.