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Are you a fan of ITV's Alan Titchmarsh Show Love Your Garden? Well the team at TimberTech have been glued to their TV sets over the past five weeks as Alan Titchmarsh, David Domoney and the rest of the Love Your Garden team have transformed the gardens of truly deserving people into practical, modern outdoor living spaces.

 

Did you see last night's episode? Episode 5 of Love Your Garden which aired at 8pm last night on ITV was of particular of interest to us here at TimberTech. Alan Titchmarsh and the team helped to transform the unruly garden at the new home of recent ex-serviceman Ian Costello. Having recently been invalided out from the army Ian has moved to new living accommodation in Norwich, and whilst the interior of the bungalow is ideal for him and his family, the garden was very overgrown and unruly.

In stepped Alan and the Love Your Garden team to create the ultimate outdoor living space for Ian and his family - incorporating an open sided outdoor cabin with a fantastic dining table with built-in BBQ, a hot tub, as well as a separate children's play area, incorporating a Wendy house, play area and a vegetable plot. All of these new features in Ian's new garden looked amazing, but what was even more striking was the way all of these new features were intertwined with the inclusion of a wide expanse of composite decking.

The inclusion of the grey composite deck really helped to pull together all aspects of the Costello's new garden. The integration of this multi-levelled composite deck meant that the garden could be used for a variety of applications - the low maintenance composite decking was ideal on a wide expanse for lounge furniture, as well as being ideal for smaller areas such as for paths. It was also ideal for creating multiple levels in connecting the raised deck to the lower deck steps. Lastly it was used very cleverly around the Hot Tub area, and being slip-resistant means that it's safe for the entire family.

Composite decking really is a versatile form of outdoor flooring, and what's more as presenter David Domoney pointed out in last night's Love Your Garden show; unlike softwood which is high maintenance and will rot; and unlike hardwood decking, which still requires maintenance, composite decking is virtually maintenance free, and long -lasting! It is however important to understand that as with softwood and hardwood decks, composite decking comes in varying grades. Quality may vary, and whilst some boards are hollow, some are also solid and therefore provide improved strength and long lasting performance. TimerTech composite deck boards are solid in profile, and as with the decking featured by David Domoney last night, TimberTech's most popular ranges can be fixed using a secret fixing system. Furthermore, TimberTech composite decking is guaranteed for 25 years.

So why not order your FREE sample pack and brochure today to feel the difference.

When we revamped our website recently, we listened to what our customers had to say. You told us that you’d like to see more examples of our products in action, to give you decking design ideas and inspire you to think differently about your outdoor space.

So we added a shiny new galleries section, where you can browse hundreds of decking design ideas, searching our products by colour or range. From seaside balconies to suburban semis, whatever type of home you live in, our galleries will give you lots of decking design ideas.

So have a browse and pick some decking design ideas for your own deck. You might have fancied a basic brown timber deck, but when you see what our customers have created from our products, you might just change your mind. And if you’ve got decking design ideas overload, don’t forget that we can give you a little expert advice to help you decide on a design – have a look at our desk designer and 3D deck design service if you need a helping hand.

The possibilities are endless for garden decking designs. You’ve got everything from your bog-standard square deck to decking around ponds or pools, decking for sloping gardens or steps… there really are a myriad of garden decking designs.

Here at TimberTech, our customers live in all sorts of homes with all sorts of different gardens. That’s why we know that your decking needs to be as individual as you and your home.

Come to us and you won’t need to struggle with working out your own garden decking designs, as we’ve got lots of help and advice to help you create your dream deck. The first step is to have a look at our design inspiration page for loads of ideas, then browse the site for photographs of our real customers’ garden decking designs.

From there you can have a go at coming up with your own garden decking designs using our deck designer, where you can try out different designs to suit your space.

Or if your outdoor space is larger or difficult to design for, you can use our 3D deck design service, where our staff will find out about your garden and your requirements, then provide you with some 3D garden decking designs that suit your space. 

Decking is just for people with flat gardens, right? Wrong. This summer, the only way is up, and we’ve got loads of raised decking ideas on our site, from using decking for balconies to tackling tricky sloping gardens.

If you’ve got a balcony, composite decking is the perfect solution. It’s virtually no-maintenance, it survives whatever the British weather can throw at it all year round – and it looks fantastic too. We’ve even got one product – Floorizon – that’s especially designed for use on balconies. Have a look at our balconies and roof terraces gallery for some great raised decking ideas.

Perhaps you’re looking for raised decking ideas for a sloped garden? Our team have loads of experience of using raised decking to find the perfect solution for a decked area on a slope.

We’re getting a lot more customers choosing raised decking outside their park homes, caravans, mobile homes and park homes lately. TimberTech is absolutely perfect for these sorts of leisure homes, where people want to enjoy the great outdoors without the hassle of high maintenance flooring. Visit the holiday home section for loads of inspirational raised decking ideas and to find out more. 

Down with the waif look, curves are back, back, back – well, in the decking world they are anyway.  With garden design trends for all things curvy, decking has to keep up, and we’ve got lots of curved decking ideas that are bang on-trend.

Our galleries have lots of curved decking ideas, from swimming pools and hot tub surrounds to semi-circle seaside balconies. Hit the button below to view our galleries and find some inspiration – choose from a huge range of finishes and colours too.

Even if you’re looking for standard garden decking, you don’t have to go for a simple, square design. Be bold and go for curved edges for a look that works perfectly with the fluid shapes of nature. Using our deck designer software, you can experiment with curved decking ideas, or use our bespoke 3D design service to create your dream deck.

So abandon the straight edges and cast aside right angles – this is the summer of curves! 

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