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Composite desking types – The Good and Bad

Around ten years ago the were 8 types of composite decking on the market. Now in 2017 there are over 40 types, so how do you choose the right decking for your needs. As with many things how much you pay will affect both your choice of decking type and the quality of decking and

How to Lay Composite Decking

You have two options when it comes to laying composite decking. Hire a qualified instalation company Do it your self Hiring a decking installation company If you hire a company make sure they have a good reputation for installations and go and see one if possible or at least view examples of their work online.

Is composite decking environmentally friendly?

Building regulations have evolved over the years limiting the kind of materials you can use. Experts argue that this is in a bid to help in the fight against environmental degradation, which could be propagated through the application of certain building materials. In many countries, composite decking is something that is highly appreciated due to

Who makes the best composite decking?

Embracing composite decking is one of the ways through which you can achieve ultimate beauty and strength in your home. Timber is a product that can be used for various construction needs and decking is among top uses that most homeowners should consider. Composite decking offers an excellent outdoor flooring option that will not need further furnishing

How to clean and treat composite decking?

The best way to clean composite decking Composite decking is a low-maintenance structure, but it does require periodic attention to keep it looking its best. As the timber is outside all the time, the changing weather affects the look of the decking. Mould and mildew can take hold, as composite timber offers an ideal surface

How to design a decking area?

When you want to design an area of decking for your garden, you want to make sure that you get it right and don’t waste time, money and effort. So what are the best ways to go about it? Most DIY outlets, especially the big multiple store groups, will have their own websites that offer

Capped composite decking on the rise in the UK

After a recession-induced slump, people are making almost a complete reversal by selecting high-performance decking products that give them stress-free mind, while enjoying the outdoor living space. This is why capped composite decking can be a great alternative choice. The Transition As homeowners resort to transition by treating their decks less as location to simply store for barbecue

Do I need planning permission for garden decking?

As a rule of thumb, you should not need planning permission for adding decking (or other raised platforms) to your garden. However, this rule is not a guaranteed carte blanche for any and all works you may have in mind. There are some conditions to be met in order to avoid planning requirements for decking and other

Why is composite decking better than wood or plastic?

If you are looking to furnish your outdoor area, you might have come across a variety of decking options. But what really is the best option between composite, wood, and PVC decking options? One might consider PVC or wood-plastic composite decks because they only require a little effort to maintain. Composite material is a hybrid