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Decking - General

Creating the Ultimate Backyard Paradise
Choosing A Natural Hardwood Deck
Are you thinking about re-doing your deck? Do you have doubts about the materials to use? Let's talk about wood. ...

Interlocking Deck Tiles

What are Interlocking Deck Tiles?
HandyDeck interlocking deck tiles are squares of precision cut materials (wood, stone, ceramic or composite wood)
Interlocking Deck Tiles – Review Features
On first glance there might not seem to be much difference between interlocking deck tiles from various suppliers.....
How to Choose a Deck Tile
With the ever-increasing choices available for interlocking deck tiles, it's becoming more difficult to decide which tile ...
Edge Finishing of a Raised Deck or Porch with SwiftDeck Deck Tiles
A common question we are asked is how to finish off the outer edge of an area where SwiftDeck wood deck tiles are being installed....
Installing Wood Deck Tiles on Stairs
Whilst we normally don't recommend using interlocking tiles on steps and stairs ...
Wood Durability Rating
One of the more important factors to consider when choosing a wood deck tile is the lumber species to use as ...
Using Deck Tiles in Windy Locations
A very commonly asked question is whether interlocking tiles can be used in windy locations ...

Ipe Wood Structural Tiles

Compare Wood Interlocking Tiles and Solid Wood Structural Tiles
Prior to the introduction of interlocking wood deck tiles with an inbuilt plastic base, solid wood deck tiles were used for many decking applications. So what are the advantages or disadvantages of either type of tile? ...

Pedestal Decking Systems

How to Keep Your Wood Deck Looking New
A wooden deck gives you a significant increase in living space and can even increase your home’s value overall. But once your wooden deck starts to fade and look old........
Pedestal Systems for Elevated Decks
Whilst interlocking deck tiles are a great way to quickly cover a rooftop, especially where permanent structural components are not permitted, the fact that they are placed directly over the top of the existing surface, means there will generally be a slight slope ...

Porcelain Pavers

Porcelain Pavers for Elevated Decks
When designing elevated decks or other raised decking surfaces, structural porcelain pavers offer many advantages compared with other perhaps more conventional paving options ...