Joist Hanger fixing for decking structure

Joist connection for deck framing

Joist connection for deck framing The best advice for fixing joists as a decking frame is based on many years of what works and what doesn’t. The other advice is based on timber science and industry standard timber connection and what is and what isn’t acceptable. It is vital to the success of any decking … Read more

Rainier composite decking by TREX

Latest composite decking UK

Latest composite decking UK On the heels of the successful launch of Trex Transcend® Lineage™ in the USA. The composite decking leader is adding two new colours to the luxury line for 2023. Expanding its industry-leading decking portfolio, these new hues boast premium qualities. Aesthetics, heat-mitigating technology, and superior performance backed by an impressive 50-year warranty. “The response … Read more

Futurescape landscaping event

The Landscaping Exhibition at Futurescape 2023

The Landscaping Exhibition Futurescape 2022 The Landscaping industry showcased at its best, refined, well presented, and very well attended. This was a well thought out demonstration of the best materials, innovation, associations and most of all, people. Important seminars hosted by some of the best in the industry… If you missed it this year, then … Read more

how to get a decking quotation

How do I get a decking quote

How do I get a decking quote Do you ask yourself “How do I get a decking quote”, “who do I ask”, “What’s involved”…? This is an introduction to explain some of the processes involved to help you streamline the early stages of your decking project. Decking builders in my area Decking projects are usually … Read more

Small composite millboard decking

Small Millboard deck in Ickenham

Small Millboard deck in Ickenham Not all decks are equal and certainly not the same size or shape. Every garden that needs a place to site and relax will benefit from a decking terrace. Millboard Composite decking is a great choice for most gardens. Choosing the right decking for the project contributed to the success … Read more

Decking Seminar at The Landscape Show

Decking seminar at The Landscape Show The UK’s leading Landscaping trade event is dedicated to Landscapers, qualified garden designers, landscape architects, and architects. It is a platform to network and source industry-leading products to use in Landscaping. Hey “Decking Folk” this is for you… A gathering of like-minded Professionals all under one roof. What’s not … Read more

Arbordeck Awards 2021 at Futurescape

Arbordeck Awards 2021 at Futurescape

This year the Arbordeck Awards were held at the Futurescape exhibition in ExCel London. These awards are all about finding and showcasing the very best professional decking installations over the last 12 months. Entries are unlimited and free and this year has been more competitive than ever before. Best small Trex® deck This Category is … Read more

Best decking joist tape to protect your decking

Best decking joist tape to protect

Best decking joist tape to protect Using “Decking Tape” to protect your joists Decking Tape has been for years and it’s here to stay. It is a sensible option that ensures maximum protection for your timber joists. It doesn’t matter which structural grading you use or the treatment class of the timber.  By correctly applying … Read more

Where have all the decking supplies gone

Decking materials, where are they?

The UK decking market 2021 – Where have all the decking materials gone? Timber Where have all the decking materials gone? Materials at source, that’s from Scandinavia, the USA, Canada, Russia, China, Asia, Indonesia are still being produced and trees are still growing in well-managed forests. The trees are being felled and sent to their … Read more