Who knew choosing decking could be so complicated? Decking is a fantastic upgrade for any garden, not to mention it helps you avoid the upkeep of mowing the lawn. But with so many options out there it can be hard to choose the right one for your garden. To help you make the right choice, we’ve laid out this complete decking guide, including types of decking, their pros and cons plus some extra tips so you can ensure you get the perfect deck for your home. Continue reading
Decking looks incredible in any outdoor space – but it can be dangerous after an unexpected shower (and in the UK, we all know there are plenty of unexpected showers!). Taking care of decking means using waxes and oils to preserve the wood well and keep its strength, but when mixed with water it can become incredibly slippery underfoot. Continue reading
Composite decking is a material made from a mix of plastic and real wood and can be a great option for many decks. If you’re not sure which type of decking is best for you, we’d highly recommend looking into composite decking – but before you do, here’s some handy facts you might like to know before you take the leap and choose to use composite decking for your new deck. Continue reading
Hardwood decking is the most luxurious decking material that you can choose – and that’s not without good reason. It usually lasts longer than softwood decking, with less maintenance needed, and many people simply love hardwood for its beautiful colour and finished aesthetic. Continue reading
Softwood decking has a lot going for it – it’s cheaper, easier to work with and when it’s treated well it can last for many years. So why would anyone choose anything else? It’s simple really – each type of decking material comes with its own set of pros and cons, and therefore different materials are better suited to different garden decks.