Decking, love it or hate it, I think most people would agree, in the right setting, done well it can look fantastic. Equally of course, done badly, it can look awful! How to Avoid Deck Design Disasters For starters, work out what you want to achieve before you get too far into the process. By 'achieve' I mean what do you need the deck for? Yes, I know there are obvious uses … [Read more...] about Deck Design Tips
I’m often asked by clients if they would be better off with a patio or a deck for their garden. There isn't a definitive answer as to which is better because it depends on your location, tastes and lifestyle needs. But there are pros and cons to each which will help you decide. Here are some of the main things to consider: Patio Benefits Easy maintenance (if you've … [Read more...] about Patio or Deck – Which is Best?
A little bit of planning goes a long way when it comes to creating a great looking deck. Putting your ideas down on paper will save you a lot of time and, potentially, money, and will ensure you get your dream deck. Planning on paper first allows you to see if your ideas will work. It's also much easier to change your mind and make adjustments on paper than it is during … [Read more...] about How to Plan the Perfect Deck for Your Garden
Before you construct a deck in your garden, it is important to make sure you build a shape that enhances your garden and use materials that are long-lasting. You could be looking at your deck for a very long time, so let's make sure you get it right... There are a plethora of different decking materials you can choose, from recycled plastic to hardwood and softwood. In … [Read more...] about Deck Design Ideas For Your Garden