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 …

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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.