Having watched this evenings TV show on ITV, Love Your Garden I am concerned at the structure of the deck.Yes it was a grand deck given the dimensions of the garden, the composite decking is what it…Continue
A chap contacted me via the Decking Network as he was building a high end decking installation and wanted advice, so I provided answers to question and with a few sketches to assist in the layout and…Continue
What is Shou Sugi Ban ®... Manufactured in the UK not Japan...
Our exploration started around 2004 in a garden in Amersham, the smoke soared, the flames roared, the neighbours were annoyed and the street was covered in a dusting of black carbon. By design, by chance or a stroke of genius Shou-Sugi-Ban had been born in the UK.
There was nothing on the internet, we had barely just…Continue
Choosing the right decking or even getting the right advice may be a daunting task made very simple if you ask the right person the right questions. Yes one can propose additional works to your contractor or builder but this seldom proves the right choice... who has designed it, who has calculated the imposed loads for its intended use - is it cantilevered, if so, how much... is it safe... ? Which hardwood timber is best? Cheap is normally an indicator of a quick job that will won't…Continue