In our gardens, over the past 10 years our patios have often been replaced with, or accompanied by, a decking area. Our love of decking goes back hundreds of years to great ships and colonial homes. But in the 21st century, decking has become an essential feature of UK home landscaping, providing a way to connect the outdoors to the indoors and extend living areas. We regularly use three main types of decking.
At FirstLight Landscaping we pride ourselves on constructing your decking area to the highest possible standards. We are proud to have won an RHS medal at BBC Gardeners’ World for the construction of a bespoke decking area for Hallmark cards, giving you assurance that our workmanship is of the highest quality. We can also advise you on the different types of materials available to you for the construction of you decked area, whether you choose hardwood or softwood, we will create a truly unique area for your enjoyment.
To demonstrate the quality of our workmanship, some of our recent decking construction projects can be viewed below.
Manufactured from northern European kiln dried pine, pine decking board is hard wearing and long lasting. All pine timber comes pressure-treated to ensure durability. Pine does require some regular ukeep, but if the easy-to-maintain schedule is followed, pine decking can last many years and will provide an attractive seating space to your garden. Pine decking can be installed with a grooved or smooth finish to the surfa