If you’re planning on revamping your outdoor space, there are so many things to think about when thinking about how to design a garden.
Lots of our customers come to us looking for advice on how to design a garden that includes a decked area. We’ve got plenty of expert knowledge at our fingertips to help you design your perfect outdoor space, but here are the three most important things that we think that you need to consider.
Sounds obvious, but how much space have you got? Whether you’ve got several acres or a few square feet, a deck can be an important part of any garden design, and we sell our products in small or large quantities, so we’ll have something that suits your space.
When looking at how to design a garden, it’s also important to consider the orientation of your garden – where do you get the most sun? And do you want to make the most of that sunshine in the mornings (think breakfast on the deck), soak up the midday sun, or enjoy relaxing with your favourite tipple when the sun goes down?
How are going to use your garden? Is it purely for relaxing? Have you got green fingers? Do you fancy dabbling with a few veggies this year? The beauty of TimberTech is that it can be used in all kinds of environments – have a look at our galleries to see how some of our customers have used our products. Whether you’re the next Alan Titchmarsh or you just want a few low-maintenance plants in pots, you can plan a deck that will suit your needs and help you enjoy your garden.
How much time do you have for maintaining your garden? If you’re like most people, work and family commitments probably eat into a very large chunk of your time. In that case, TimberTech’s a definite must when thinking about how to design your garden, as it’s virtually maintenance free. So instead of spending your precious leisure time sanding and varnishing and cleaning your deck, you can spend it relaxing instead.
So keeping these three factors in mind, have a look around our site and plan your ideal outdoor space. You can even play around with our deck designer, or call our team on 029 2037 1584 for some expert help and advice.
So you’ve had a look around the TimberTech website, weighed up your options, and decided that composite decking is perfect for you. Great! What’s next?
Well, the first thing you’ll want to do is order a free sample pack. We like our customers to have seen and felt the product they’re buying before they pay for it, so if you want a free sample, all you have to do is click over to our Free Decking Sample page, fill out the form, and wait for your sample to arrive. You’ll receive a small sample of our composite decking and a copy of the TimberTech brochure, and if you don’t like what you see, there’s absolutely no obligation to continue.
However, if you do like the composite decking sample (and we’re sure you will), the next step is to start designing your deck! There are several ways to do this; you can either request a 3D design through or 3D Deck Design service, or just send us the plans you’ve made yourself! We’re happy to discuss any ideas you’ve got in mind.
Once you’ve designed your composite decking, we’ll give you a comprehensive quotation for your project and, if you’re happy, it’s time to build your deck! It really is that easy. Gorgeous composite decking is just a few steps away, so Contact TimberTech today and you’ll be relaxing on your deck in no time.
TimberTech's composite decking doesn't need any help looking great, but if you want to give your decking that little something extra, allow us to introduce you to RadianceRail. This peerless railing system is made from exactly the same hard-wearing, low-maintenance materials as our composite decking products, so it's hard to imagine a better partner for your deck.
Available in black or white, the RadianceRail railing system will bring a modern, streamlined look to any outdoor space. This resilient rail will stay looking resplendent for years, and it never needs to be sanded or re-painted – perfect for busy folks who want their deck time to be relaxing, not filled with chores!
So once again, if you’re worried that your composite decking will look a little lonely on its own, the RadianceRail railing system is the ultimate decking accessory. It’s the definitive decking handrail, with a striking design, no exposed hardware once installed, and a 25-year guarantee! Take a look at our RadianceRail page now.
If you’re looking for decking ideas for your garden, you’ve come to the right place. Here at TimberTech we’ve got satisfied customers from Glasgow to Guildford, who’ve all found the perfect decking products for their gardens.
But if you’re just starting to think about decking, the choices can be baffling. To give you some inspiration and fire up your imagination, here are our top 5 tips when considering decking ideas for gardens.
1. What colour decking do you want? We have everything from cedar to grey to redwood to walnut, so whether you want the classic warmth of wood or a contemporary coloured deck, you’ll find something to suit you.
2. What are you using your deck for? We’ve got four different products on offer, from our most popular Vertigrain board to Earthwood Evolutions, which looks just like gorgeous tropical hardwood.
3. Want a seamless look from inside to outside? If you’ve got folding doors, you can use TimberTech decking to create a sleek finish, extending your interior to the exterior.
4. Do you have a balcony? Have a look at Floorizon, our product that’s designed specifically for use on balconies and elevated decks.
5. Get some ideas from our real-life customers. There are hundreds of decking ideas for gardens in the galleries section of our website. And if you need any more help, call our team of experts on 029 2037 1584.
A lot of our customers call or email asking our advice on how to build raised decking. Many people think that decking is only suitable for flat gardens, and might be difficult to fit on a slope or a raised surface.
Fortunately, that's not true. We've fitted our decking on the steepest of slopes and the highest of balconies. Here, we tackle some of the common myths that people encounter when thinking about how to build raised decking.
Myth #1: Decking is only suitable for flat gardens.
We've had so many customers with sloping gardens ask us how to build raised decking. Many of them doubt that it's possible, but rest assured, it is!
Have a look at our decking galleries for lots of real-life examples of our boards in action. You'll see raised decking in all kinds of situations, from raised porches on park homes to decks with steps in sloping gardens. No matter what type of garden you have or what decking you fancy, we can help you find a solution that works with your space and requirements.
Myth #2: You can't use decking on balconies.
Nope - quite the opposite. Decking technology has come a long way in recent years, and all of our decking boards are suitable for use on balconies and roof terraces.
Myth #3: Decking has to be flat against the ground.
No - raise it up, we say! Shape steps out of decking for your sloping garden. Build a balcony and enjoy the elevated view. Add a surround to your hot tub and sip bubbly under the stars. Treat your holiday home to a veranda and enjoy relaxing in the great outdoors.
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So you see, you need never worry about how to build raised decking again. Just contact the TimberTech team for advice on products that'll elevate your outdoor experience.
Raised decking case study
We recently helped a couple in South Wales to add a raised deck to their picturesque property in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Read our case study to see more photos of this project!
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