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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

Hot Tub Decking in London

London Penthouse Decking Terrace

London Penthouse Decking Terrace This London rooftop sits like the crown jewels aloft the Corinthia apartments penthouse. A magnificent property with an exterior that befits its ambassadorial interior. The views allow almost all the landmark views London has to offer. In the region of 100 tonnes of podium landscape materials were curated and professionally landscaped … 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

UK Finals decking APL World Skills

Decking at the APL World Skills UK

Decking at the APL World Skills UK Decking at World Skills is an important component to a detailed and complex structure that the Apprentices must create. This being part of a whole garden landscaping scheme. The design details are exact and so is the judging. It’s a global competition too, as long as your country … 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

Pro Installers Schemes for decking professionals

Approved Decking Installer Schemes

Approved Decking Installers Schemes UK The vast majority of decking manufacturers will have professional decking installer schemes. These schemes are a way of ensuring that the contractors they recommend to install their decking are providing a professional service and installing the materials properly. Are they good for business? Yes, getting an endorsement from the manufacturer … Read more

Millboard installer in Amersham, Beaconsfield

Landscaping Jobs in Amersham

Landscaping Jobs in Amersham Skilled Hard Landscaper Karl Harrison Landscapes Ltd is a Professional Garden design and Landscaping company based in Amersham, Buckinghamshire They undertake garden construction and landscaping work locally and on the occasion in Central London They are currently looking for a skilled hard landscaper to join our small and talented landscape construction … Read more

Replacing an old pine deck for a new composite deck

Designing a new composite deck

Designing a new composite deck in Amersham Karl Harrison is a decking designer and his main focus is the correct design for the whole structure. He designs Composite Prime, Ecodek, Millboard and TREX decking projects based in Amersham. Since 2002 Karl has been fascinated by the lack of regulation and correct construction of decking structures. … Read more

Curved Composite Decking in Milton Keynes

Curved Composite Decking in Milton Keynes

Curved Composite Decking in Milton Keynes “I love creating curved decking, especially when working with TREX® composite decking.” Said Jeff Hargreaves from Milton Keynes. It turns out that Jeff has hit the ground running so far in 2021 as he has a full order book and business is looking solid. This level of business is … Read more

Designing Decking on a Budget

Designing Composite Decking on a Budget

Designing Decking on a Budget The best way to create a garden on budget is to get a professional to design it. Once you have had a garden design and materials specified you will know exactly what you’re getting and exactly what that will cost you. This particular garden, like most, had a client budget. … Read more