History of Trex

Scaling the global market, Trex was born in 1996 with the goal to create and perfect composite decking. Going public in 1999 was only the beginning; with a growing international presence, The Trex company of Composite decking, railing, lighting and accessories are sitting on a $400,000,000 empire.

Trex is currently available in 29 countries and is used widely worldwide because of its strong reputation. Forbes magazine described Trex as the company capable of “turning garbage into gold”. The company is focused on turning landfill into practical solutions which can be seen in their business model: their decks are made of 95% recycled plastic and wood.

Trex Transcend Overview

  • Trex® is the world’s #1 timber composite decking brand and is a top composite brand in Australia

  • Trex is a low-maintenance, high-performing deck

  • Trex is extremely resistant to fading, mould, scratching, and staining

  • Trex comes in a variety of modern colours to meet any design brief

  • Trex decking products are complemented with its lighting range, so you can brighten your outdoor oasis

  • Trex products come with a 25-year limited warranty

    Note: Trex has changed the length of their decking boards to 5.48m

Why Trex?

Fade, Stain & Scratch Resistant

Innovative Trex Transcend® combines relentless beauty and unmatched performance. Offering benefits which surpass wood and other plastic PVC decking, Trex Transcend Decking is guaranteed to be stain and fade resistant. A seamless upgrade for the home or office from good to great.

Trex decking and railing is designed to be installed as the builder pleases, around the swimming pool, in a pergola, or to frame structures. With easy installation guides, the product can be installed by a professional or be a DIY job.

 Available in Tiki Torch, Island Mist, Spiced Rum, Lava Rock, and Havana Gold.  

environmentally friendly composite decking

All the components used to manufacture Trex are recycled and reused, and the process to make the boards is environmentally responsible. Trex is made from reclaimed timber, wood and plastic which would otherwise have gone directly into landfill. As a result, Trex keeps some 272,000 tonnes of plastic and wood scrap out of landfills every year, so you can build an outdoor oasis that's friendly to the outdoors.

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Design options

While Trex is a manufactured product it is designed to have a timber-like look to it, colour and grain will vary from board to board. The natural deck colours allow you to run free with furniture design options and add other features to create the perfect outdoor space.

When installing, it is recommended that boards be mixed up not just taken from the top of the bundle. This is particularly important when more than one pack is used on a job.

Sizing of the boards should be considered during the planning stages of your project, allowing for some variation in board width. Trex decking boards are 140mm wide.

The Trex Company offers a range of complementing deck accessories such as lighting and balustrades. Design special features into your deck for a one of a kind deck. 

Easy Installation

Trex products are designed with the consumer and timber decking contractor in mind. Meeting the demand for increased ease and speed of installation, the Trex Universal Hidden Fastener is approximately 41 per cent stronger than traditional fasteners (stainless -steel).

The Hidden Fastening System comes with a stainless-steel screw built into the fastener for more robustness and easy installation.

Offering a neat, clean appearance, the Universal Hidden Fastener is a 6.4mm auto-gapping connector clip that is easily installed. Users can also take advantage of the affordability of the Universal Hidden Fastener, as it offers the lowest fixed prices in the market.

A second fixing method new in 2019 is the Klevaclip. Designed specifically for use with the Trex grooved edge board, this snap-loc fixing will provide consistent gapping and fast install saving time on-site. Klevaclip Snap-Loc for Trex.

start/stop clip

For use on perimeter boards. Available in 40sqm bag.

trex colour options

Note: Colours shown below are indicative only.



When planning your project allow for some variation in board width, 140mm is aimed for but during manufacture some tolerance is provided.

trex resources

Trex decking installation guide 2017 (large file 11 mb)

Trex care and cleaning guide

Trex Technical Specifications

Trex transcend & enhance stain and fade warranty

Trex limited warranty

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