Decking & Deck Building
Decking an outside area of your home can have several benefits. Decking is often much easier to install than patio flags and can enable most people to enjoy outdoor living, such as dining outside or sunbathing. Building a deck is relatively easy and can easily be accomplished by those with a little DIY experience. Here in the decking section you will find the information you need that will show you step by step how to complete your own deck building project.
Before planning your deck it is advisable to check with your local building control to see if any permission is required for building the deck. Building regulations change regularly and decking has been included in some of the building regulations, so it is advisable to check before starting to build the deck.
When deck building it is essential to ensure it is built correctly, any decking structure over 1m from the ground will need designing by a structural engineer.