Decking Installation Edinburgh
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Welcome to Edinburgh Decking Co!
Edinburgh Decking Co is a specialist in garden decking design and installation for our customers across Edinburgh and the East Coast of Scotland.
We design, redesign, supply, and install timber and composed decks in your commercial or residential properties. Our experts will give a new look to your pavements, patios, decks, and gardens.
We are good at what we do because we have been in the industry for 10 years. Our primary focus is to ensure that we bring unique designs to your homes. That is why we offer comprehensive decking services.
- You talk; we listen
- We advise you based on your needs and budget
- We tailor your budget to your needs
- We design and install
Material, colour, shape, and railings matter a lot in decking installation. We work closely with you to design a bespoke decking, and we will design and instal it that is unique to your style.
We are perfectionist carpenters when it comes to installing your decking. Ending with noticeable imperfections such as raised screw heads and uneven gaps is common when low skilled tradesmen are hired for the job. When you hire us for the job, you are guaranteed quality every time.
We look forward to working with you on your next home renovation project!
”We are in love with our new patio! We hired Edinburgh Decking Co to install composite decks in our back garden. The service was fantastic from start to finish – would recommend!”
Gemma K. Leith
We can suppliy and install timber decking based on your budget and preferences. Customers love wooden timber decks because it give your space a natural rustic look.
Choose from a wide variety of treated softwood or hardwood timber. But the choice of wood has a significant impact on the finish. That is why we always have a deck builder on standby to guide you.
All softwood timbers we use are pre-treated, so you’ll have a functional deck. You can choose either contemporary styles or trendy grooved pattern. These decks have Q-slips that accept slip-resistant inserts.
Prominent styles include:
- York style decking
- Canterbury style decking
- Winchester style decking
- Cambridge style decking
We said we guarantee quality. Here is proof:
Edinburgh Decking Company offers a 15-year warranty against fungal decay and wood-boring insect attack.
Softwood decking is the least expensive choice for a decking, and can last a life time with the correct treatment.
Edinburgh Decking Company specialises in the most beautiful hardwoods that are sustainably sourced. As a result, we offer a superb ecological solution.
Our timber of choices is Ipe, Iroko Balau, and Garapa decking.
Composite decks pack all durability features. The decks resist fading, scratching, mould, and stains, and offers a synthetic look and feel. Composite decking can have a lifespan of up to 30 years when treated correctly and is often the choice for customers who wish to go for the premium deck choice.
What’s more, our composite decking is splinter-free, insect-proof, and they won’t crack, warp, or rot.
Talk of aesthetics!
The eloquent saturated colours and the high definition wood grain patterns are awesome, and they confer natural feel to your living space.We have all composite accessories to make the decking installation process easy and bring your garden or patio to life!
”The team at Edinburgh Decking Co are top quality! Our new composite deck is so great and was completed within 2 days. Very prompt, professional and at a great price. Thanks again guys”
Sarah G, Portobello
Why Choose Us?
We design, supply, and install: we tackle all orders with utmost seriousness and professionalism and take pride in our work.
The materials we use are specific to your budget, setting, garden, and usage. We have softwoods ribbed timber deck boards, grooved softwood deck, Scottish Larch, etc., and hardwood timber decks for an express look. Besides, you can get the composite deck, if you need something anti-slip and durable.
Wide range of products: we have already designed products. Once you contact us, we can deliver them to your doorstep.
We specialise in
- Garden decking: Tailored to your garden, style, and budget.
- Soft landscaping installation: we breathe life into each garden we handle. We source plants, and we place each plant in the right place.
- Walling: we design and build outstanding retaining walls around your garden.
- Balustrades and glass panels: we can use a these to bring your deck to the next level and achieve the ultimate modern look
- Patios and Pathways: we build stunning entrances and outdoor space for your home. We create modern and traditional pathways, patios, and decks using quality materials.
We aim to give you the best decking services and products. Give us a call or send us an email, and we’ll give you all the decking installation details.
Great service. Great quality finish. Can’t thank you enough for our new patio deck…Now we can entertain in style…” Barry W. Morningside
What is Involved in Decking Maintenance?
- Most decking materials don’t need a lot of maintaining, however it’s important to keep on top of them every few months
- Once per year we recommend a thorough wash of your decking using a stiff brush or else scrubbing them could be an option
- All screws, nuts and bolts should be checked and maintained as well, ensuring none are loose as a safety precaution
- If decking is aged, and/ or has been neglected, then a pressure washer may be required to properly clean the wood surface. However please be aware too high a pressure could damage the wood, so a lower pressure may be needed.
How Long Does it Take to Build a Decking?
The average decking build will take 1 to 2 days depending on the size and scale of the job, materials involved and how many people working on it. A small garden around 15 meters squared may only take 2 days, but for a job which requires removal of existing decking and plants etc, excavation, could take up to 4 days or more.
Can you Put New Decking Over Old Decking?
No; this is not a recommended practice in deck building. In many replacement jobs, joists end up being repaired, replaced, or capped. This is due to the common discovery of decay underneath the decking area, usually where the fastener penetrated the joist
If new wood is installed on top of other decking, there will be little drying potential beneath the new decking and more rapid deterioration of both decks can be expected.
We always recommend speaking to a decking specialist for advice in this type of situation!
Is decking a good idea for your garden?
Decking is a splendid way to extend your building’s living space. Typically, it offers an extra social space ideal for children playing, entertaining, dining, or relaxing. Simply put, it’s one of the most attractive additions that can be made to a home and can create an ideal outdoor entertainment space when done right.
What Type of Decking is Best?
Softwoods such as pine and spruce will be the more cost effective option, but must be properly maintained with a wood preservative — as should any cuts in the wood. Cedar is an ideal softwood choice, being more weather-resistant. Hardwoods have seen a growth in their popularity recently, with species such as oak and teak giving a stylish and modern look and feel, while also offering plenty of durability — which is essential for a good looking and safe decking.
Is decking cheaper than paving?
The overall investment of decking material is lower than that of paving slabs. Moreover, the construction labour cost of decking is lower than paving. However, the maintenance cost of pavers is less than decking, and pavers require much lower levels of maintenance.
Contact Us Now!
So if you’re in Edinburgh and looking to renovate your garden, patio or outdoor living area, why not hire us to build you a high quality deck for you to entertain friends and family and bring your home to life! We cover all suburbs from Leith, Portobello, Morningside/ Bruntside, Stockbridge, Newtown, Toll Cross, Haymarket, Dalry, Old Town, South Side and more!
Call us now for a free quote and we’d be happy to share what options we have available!