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Do I need decking balustrade ?

Do I need decking balustrade? Building Regulations say when a balustrade has to be fitted to your decking. It’s there for your safety as it prevents you from falling off when the decking platform is too high. Balustrades can also form handrails when walking up and down stepped elements of the deck or garden. When … Read more

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Garden Design and Landscaping advice for Self-build projects

Garden Design and Landscaping advice for Self-build projects Use a professional for advice Whilst you may be using smaller subcontractors or even attempting the build yourself it does pay dividends to see the assistance of a professional Garden Designer. You may find someone suitable in the Association of Professional Landscapers. Get your garden designed before … Read more

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Swimming Pool Millboard Decking Installation in Kingston

Swimming Pool Millboard Decking Installation in Kingston In this garden, the clients already had a swimming pool surrounded with timber decking. Over time the decking had started to go rotten and needed a professional’s attention. The clients got in touch with London Decking and booked a site survey. Upon initial site inspection, London Decking confirmed … 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

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Deck building guidelines regulations and best practice

The best way to build a deck The best way to build a decking structure is to know that your deck is being built correctly. By using the correct materials and the best industry-standard construction you can be rest assured it will last. The deck-building guidelines, regulations and best practices have been adopted by the … 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

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Help! My Garden Landscaping has gone Wrong

Help! My Garden Landscaping has gone Wrong This is what you need to do if you think your garden landscaping or decking project hasn’t been installed correctly. “My garden floods, my patio holds water, my wall is not level, the render is coming off the wall, the gaps in my decking are massive, my deck … Read more