Southern Decking Blog

What Types of Decking Are Safe for Pets?
Posted on 1 February 2023
Your decking is meant to be a stunning focal point of your outdoor area, somewhere that becomes a hub of activity and somewhere for the whole family, including the pets...
How Can I Improve My Decking on a Budget?
Posted on 6 January 2023
Your deck may be a huge focal point of your garden, a hub for summer activity, a cosy hideaway for spring evenings, or maybe a winter wonderland that helps lure...
Does a Deck Add Value to Your Home?
Posted on 5 December 2022
Renovating parts of your home can be a challenging, yet ultimately rewarding part of owning a property. What starts as an idea, progresses to an internet search, and then the...
Should I Cover My Deck This Winter?
Posted on 2 November 2022
When the weather gets cold and wet, you tend to stay indoors, and your garden and outside furniture tends to get forgotten about. Leaving them to handle the elements as...
Can You Use Fence Paint on Decking?
Posted on 10 October 2022
Depending on your next garden project, you may have found that you want to introduce some additional colour to it that isn’t coming from the plants and flowers. For many...
How to Dispose of Your Old Decking Wood
Posted on 30 September 2022
Has your deck seen better days? Has it become the garden eyesore? Maybe you don’t want people to enjoy it anymore as it’s become more of a burden than a...
How to Style Your Decking for Maximum Impact
Posted on 2 August 2022
Your decking deserves to be a centre piece of your garden. Whether it be a place for entertaining, a place for relaxing, or simply a place to furnish with further...
How To Clean Your Composite Decking
Posted on 5 July 2022
A composite deck is a standout part of your garden. A communal area for friends, family, pets, and probably some solo down time. You’ve added stunning furniture, complimented it with...
Increase The Value of Your Property with Garden Renovation
Posted on 7 June 2022
Engaging in projects to renovate your home can be hard yet rewarding, especially when they lead to you seeing a fantastic return on investment. Quite often though, we ignore the...
How to Choose the Right Outdoor Furniture for Your Decking
Posted on 3 May 2022
As we approach the warmer weather, more and more of us will start to spend time outside in our gardens. BBQs and sunbathing, parties and playtime, the whole family get...
Can You Paint Composite Decking?
Posted on 4 April 2022
You may be looking to install a stunning deck to your garden and having shopped around, ended up with a fairly good idea of what you would like. You have...
How to Prepare your Garden for Spring?
Posted on 1 March 2022
A bright, modern and stylish garden is a goal many people love to achieve through Spring, whether it be features or flowers, decorations or decking, plants or pools. A well-presented...
Does Composite Decking Warp?
Posted on 2 February 2022
You may be considering giving your house a bit of a refurb over the coming months and it’s quite possible a stunning new deck is high on the agenda. But...
The Best Options for Low Maintenance Decking
Posted on 5 January 2022
Your decking is a key feature of your garden and probably took you a lot of time and effort to get just how you like it. You would much rather...
How to Care for Your Decking in Winter
Posted on 26 November 2021
Once you’ve made the most of your decking over the summer month, the autumn and winter will be the time where you have to take some extra steps to keep...
How to Make Your Decking Non-Slip
Posted on 19 October 2021
In rainy, snowy, or frosty weather, your decking could turn slippery, putting you and your family at risk of injury. There are a few reasons why your decking can get...
The Best Hot Tubs for Decking
Posted on 28 September 2021
As the weather turns colder, there’s no reason you can’t still enjoy your outside space. A hot tub is great all year round and can be a beautiful partner to...
The Benefits of Composite Decking
Posted on 26 August 2021
Composite decking has seen a huge rise in popularity over the past few years. It’s made from an innovative synthetic material which combines the natural beauty of real wood and...
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