We believe softwood is one of the best materials for creating garden decking. This is as it is easy to manipulate in terms of cutting and shaping. Furthermore the wood is unique in its ability to retain the appealing natural look for extended periods of time. It is therefore no surprise why softwood is a popular choice for all things domestic and commercial use.
Some of our garden decking comes with wood treatment to make garden maintenance that little bit easier. Pressure treated is absorbed by each deck tile, and is ideal for those who want a low maintenance decking solution in the comfort of their own garden. This is as the treatment ensures the decking is durable and is able to survive during even the harshest of weather conditions. Therefore, potentially the perfect solution for garden and landscaping.
On the other hand, hardwood decking
doesn't just have to be in large gardens as shed bases and for the aesthetic appeal, they can be for small ones too. In fact, decking can even be used on roof terraces and balconies, with the addition of decking lights, for those looking to create their own out of world space in the middle of the city. Alternatively, if you are planning to include a hot tub or swimming pool in your garden, decking could make the perfect border to surround it. Just ensure the decking screws are hidden away to avoid any potential incidents.
However, if planning a big project involving decking, it is important to check whether you require planning permission
. Usually, permission is not required when the decking is not raised more than 0.3 metres above ground level, the deck does not face onto a road and you don't live in a shared surface development. As well as a few more conditions.