The advantages of composite decking

composite decking

Many people have decking from the composite decking in their garden, more specifically, composite decking. Composite decking has proven to be a lot better than most other types of decking. But in what way is it better? we’re going to take a look at this now: It’s Very Low Maintenance Composite decking is incredibly low

What to consider before building a deck


Every garden needs a place for you to relax and take in your decorated lawn while enjoying the fresh air. A deck extends your living space and adds a little something to your backyard. It can serve as a socializing spot, play area for kids, or support for your hot tub. Building a deck isn’t

3 ways to instantly transform your garden

garden design

When the weather is good, the sky is clear and the sun has got its hat on (hip hip hooray), there’s no better way to soak up the awesome atmosphere than in the comfortable privacy of your own outdoor space. Or is there? The quality of your outdoor space can have a big impact on

The best ropes to use for garden decking

decking ropes

Garden rope decking is becoming an popular addition to outdoor areas but what rope should you use? This article will look at two of the most popular ropes for decking and discuss the pros and cons of each option. Generally there are three factors to take into consideration when choosing rope for decking use. What

How can you make sure your garden is well-presented in every season?

garden care

Our outdoor space can be hugely affected because of the changes in seasons. In the winter, the frost can play havoc, while the summer months sometimes bring too much sunshine. This can make it difficult to keep your space looking good all-year round. Here, we delve into which plants you should look to plant in

Tips for improving the look of your garden

garden design

In the summer months, lots of families will use their garden more than they use the interior of their home and therefore are keen to make sure that their garden is both practical but also potentially stylish. There are people that just want to make use of the garden without much effort and there are

A homeowner’s guide to deck restoration


A wooden deck is a beautiful addition to a home, but it does require maintenance to keep it looking its best and lasting as long as possible. Part of that maintenance is a regular restoration, which includes repair and cleaning, removing discoloration, and adding a finish. Restoring an outdoor deck is a simple process that

Deck ideas for the BBQ enthusiast

BBQ deck

This is a guest post courtesy of Matt Doyle, the Vice President and Co-founder of Excel Builders. Do you have a BBQ lover in your life? If you do (or if it’s you), you could do something amazing during your next deck renovation — build a deck designed to accommodate a true backyard chef.It’s still

How to modernise your garden in time for spring

modern garden

Slowly but surely the winter period is drawing to a close. Daylight hours are getting gradually longer, meaning the time has come to start paying attention to our gardens once again. In the dark and cold of winter, the majority of us elect to all but completely neglect the grasses, bushes and flowers that make

6 things to keep in mind when selecting railings for your home


Building a house is everyone’s dream. We all are ready to spend a good amount of money to make the house more beautiful. Railings are an essential part of a staircase. If the quality of railings is not good, it not only takes away the charm of your brand new house but can also cause