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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

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

Balau premium hardwood decking

UK Timber Market Update by Brooks Bros (UK) Ltd

UK Timber market update For those in the UK timber market and wishing for an update then read on folks. Regulation, imports, availability and landed stock is here, courtesy of Brooks Bros ltd   Balau – Slow coming out of the Far East The main issue thus far has been a delay in shipments from … Read more

Chilworth timber suppliers of decking and cladding

Timber supplier for Oak in Oxfordshire

Timber supplier for Oak in Oxfordshire When choosing an oak timber supplier it is important to choose a local timber yard local. Chilworth Timber are based in Thame in Oxfordshire and have been supplying timber into the industry with 70 years experience. Chilworth have an unrivalled choice of fresh timber. They offer one of the … Read more

what's the most sustainable decking?

Will Covid 19 change us Are you sustainable?

Will Covid-19 change us   Are you sustainable? Prior to Covid-19 we had Brexit, the scaremongers were awash across all media platforms… In industry we had carbon footprint, the environment and sustainability. What is for certain, millions have been furloughed and companies are changing their strategies, is it time to consider how your strategy may … Read more

Ipe Hardwood Cladding Installation

Ipe Hardwood Cladding Installation in Maidenhead

The Hardwood Cladding by Exterpark Ipe hardwood cladding installation. Exterpark Ipe cladding is hard, durable and has a beautiful colour. Once fixed to the façade it will be there for up to 80 years and more, Ipe is one of the hardest and most durable timbers available. It is fitted with stainless clips which are … Read more

ShouSugiBan clad building in London

The Story Behind Shou Sugi Ban ®

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 … Read more

Hardwood Cladding by Exterpark

Hardwood Cladding by Exterpark

Hardwood Cladding by Exterpark Hardwood cladding and decking manufacturer and supplier Exterpark is manufacturing cladding and decking and has been since the early 1980’s. Revered as one of the best manufacturers of decking and cladding, they are world class suppliers. They are often associated with high quality, teak and other similar timber materials. They are … Read more

Shou Sugi Ban samples

Shou Sugi Ban A Never Ending Collection

Where do I find a large collection of charred timber cladding Shou Sugi Ban A Never Ending Collection of custom manufactured charred cladding. Lathams Ltd and Brooks Bros Ltd are suppliers of charred timber products. They both cover the UK and Europe and have been supplying all forms of this modern material for years. I find … Read more

White charred cladding

Byakko – Burnt Larch White Shou Sugi Ban

White Shou Sugi Ban Charred timber cladding manufactured in the UK and supplied by leading timber suppliers like Lathams Ltd  White charred timber There is a comprehensive range of charred cladding products available now in the UK. The use of white shou sugi ban charred cladding types is still popular with Architects and Designers. This … Read more