Curved Decking at The Tower of London

Curved Decking at The Tower of London

Superbloom Decking in the moat “Building a deck terrace for Her Majesty has to be one of the most prestigious proposals ever”… said Karl Harrison. Karl Harrison has designed and built some of the most expensive, complex and luxury decks there are… but nothing prepared him for this one. The Savoy, The Corinthia and countless … Read more

Brushed Accoya Decking with Zinc Panels

Brushed Accoya Decking with Zinc Panels

Brushed Accoya Decking with Zinc Panels Heavily brushed Accoya suspended over acid-etched zinc galvanised steel forms the decking structure at one end of the house.  In order to emphasise the detail within the timber, Karl chose wide deck boards secured with hidden fittings.  Over time this timber will weather to a silvery grey. This will … 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

Can I have a fire pit on my decking?

Can I have a fire pit on my decking?

Can I have a fire pit on my decking? Of course, you may have a fire pit anywhere you like, where you put it is entirely up to you. Whether it should be there is totally different question. Modern gas fires or fires that use a liquid to produce flames are usually acceptable. These sorts … 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

How to maintain Ipe decking before pic

Repairing a decking disaster

Repairing a decking disaster This garden project was initially completed a few years ago by others. The client decided the space needed some professional maintenance; they also wanted to make some additions to the area. One of the main focal points of this project is the decking. This beautiful hardwood ipe was installed with inadequate … Read more

Composite decking replacement in London

Composite decking replacement in London

Composite decking replacement in London This isn’t the first time Karl has been called in to look at a composite deck gone wrong – unfortunately, it probably isn’t the last either. You can see from the before pictures that this deck was in poor condition. This was installed two and a half years ago, and … Read more

trex composite decking installation

How decking can transform your garden

You don’t have to renovate your entire garden to turn it into something beautiful. Focusing on a smaller area of your garden may help you save money and still get something that is built to last. For example, decking can be built over virtually any space which can easily hide whatever was there prior. There … Read more