Hardwood vs Softwood Decking Comparison

When it comes to designing an outdoor living space, the choice of material for your deck plays an integral role in the project's overall success. Decking can make or break the aesthetics, functionality, and longevity of your outdoor oasis. In the vast sea of options, hardwood and softwood decking stand out as two enduring and [...]

What Are The Best Materials For Decking In The UK

So, you’re looking to build a deck in the UK. To select the best material for decking in the UK, you need to consider a few factors. The material you select should be durable and low-maintenance so that your deck can last for years to come. It's also important to think about the style of [...]

How To Build A Raised Deck

Building a raised deck can be an excellent way to extend your outdoor living space or make the most of your unused space. However, building a deck requires close attention to details and good planning along with the right tools and materials. With the right guidance and tools, it is possible for even those without [...]

Decking Lights (Options and Ideas)

Your deck is a perfect place to unwind and enjoy the great outdoor environment. Isn’t it? However, to fully enjoy your outdoor time at night, proper lighting is essential. This is where we need to explore decking light ideas and options. Unlike other outdoor spaces like walkways, decks require careful planning to create a welcoming [...]

Decking Maintenance: 9 Tips For Keeping Your Deck Looking Great

Outdoor decks are ideal for relaxation, with wooden decks complementing natural surroundings and long-lasting and low-maintenance composite decks. However, constant exposure to weather elements can cause discoloration, warping, and rot, reducing deck lifespan. Regular maintenance is crucial to keeping your deck great for seasons to come. On the bright side, there are some tips and [...]

How To Lay Decking On Uneven Ground

If you've been dreaming of creating a beautiful outdoor space where you can entertain guests, relax with a book, or just enjoy a cup of coffee, then building a deck is the perfect solution. But what do you do when your backyard is not flat and even? One of the most common mistakes people make [...]

Modern Composite Decking Ideas 2023

Spring is around the corner and it's time to start thinking about how to make the most of your outdoor living space. When it comes to modern composite decking ideas in 2023, our blog post will give you the inspiration you need to take the next step. If you’re looking for a stylish and low-maintenance [...]

Artificial Grass On Decking: (All You Need To Know)

While artificial grass has become increasingly popular in the UK and other countries in the world, it still faces a lot of unnecessary misconceptions. Some people think that artificial grass would be a waste of money while others think it would be dangerous.  Artificial grass has been used for some time now in agriculture and [...]

5 Ways To Upgrade Your Garden If You Live in London

Probably you're reading this post because you're looking for ways to spruce up your garden in London. Now that spring is just around the corner, it's the perfect time to plan and envision your outdoor space in a new light. Upgrading your garden is a great way to bring your boring outdoor space back to [...]

Is Composite Decking Slippery (All You Need To Know)

Is composite decking really slippery? It’s an important question to ask if you’re looking to build a composite deck. Safety is one of the prime concerns of households especially when they have children running around all day. Having a slippery decking surface might not be a good idea as it leads to safety-related concerns.  So [...]

What Direction Do You Lay Decking Boards

In what direction should I lay decking boards? This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to laying decking boards. We have been a part of this debate for so many years.  We know that a deck can be built in a variety of ways. You can attach it to [...]

Does A Deck Increase The Value Of Your Home

From minor renovations to major remodeling projects, there are so many ways to improve the value of your home.  Adding a great-looking deck is indeed one incredible way to level up the overall aesthetics and outdoor decor. Imagine your home has a beautiful deck and you have the freedom to spend quality time with your [...]