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    Decking Companies Near Me

    Wooden decking looks good in almost any garden, whether contemporary or traditional in design. If you are considering installing wooden decking then there are a few things to consider at the design stage. First of all is the site flat or sloping? Changes of level in the decking can be used to disguise uneven and sloping ground but means a more complex build. The construction of low level decks on level ground is well within the scope of most DIY enthusiasts, but building the deck on sloping and uneven ground, or rising to a high level, is best left to experienced installers. If you are installing yourself, you need to closely follow the product manufacturer recommendations. However, if your plans are for a raised deck or include changes of level, specialist expertise should be sought to ensure the deck is structurally safe for the people using it.

    Caring for your Timber Decking

    Whether your timber decking is freshly installed or a few years old, it requires a certain amount of maintenance to keep it looking it's best over many years. Wooden decking is not high maintenance, but some maintenance is really worthwhile in the long run. Whether the wood used for the decking has been pressure treated or not, it should also be treated with a deep penetrating treatment specifically designed for new wood and applied as soon as possible after installation. This treatment will help to expel any existing moisture and stop water from getting into the wood. Damp wood can swell and crack, so it is vital for the longevity of your decking to avoid damp penetrating the wood. There are also products available for treating decking contain a fungicide to prevent the growth of algae, avoiding a slippery and potentially dangerous decking surface. Plant holders and furniture placed on the decking should also be moved regularly to prevent staining and help the wood to breathe.

    Cleaning and Restoring Wooden Decking

    Wood decking can become faded and grey quite quickly when exposed to the elements, in addition it can collect dirt and stains. When this happens you need to clean it thoroughly to restore it the original colour. To clean properly wet the wood and apply a cleaning product with a clean sweeping brush, working the mixture into the wood, then with a stiff bristled brush rub down the surface then hose down the deck, when dry it will look almost as good as new.

    Timber Decking Labour Cost

    The cost of timber decking varies depending on size, and type, softwood is obviously the cheapest option, whereas hardwood decking is the best for durability but the prices are much higher. In terms of the labour or installation costs plus the materials, the average price for building a deck over a 3m by 5m concrete or solid patio area.is around £600.00 for labour and materials, a larger 4m by 6m hard patio area is around £700.00, whereas decking over a 4m by 6m grass/mud area will cost around £1100 for the labour plus decking. Labour is typically charged at around £150 per person per day, so if you buy the materials yourself budget for around 2 men for 2 days to build a decking area of 4m x 6m. Most people find that it is cheaper to have local tradesman supply the decking and fit as they generally have access to much better trade prices.

    Finding a Reliable Tradesman to Build your Timber Decking

    Finding a local recommended landscape gardener or joiner to construct your decking is easy with the MyJobQuote free quotation service, simply click on the "post a job" button to leave details about your decking project and contact details, then sit back and relax while local tradesman get in touch to provide advice and arrange quotes.

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    Wooden Doors - Internal
    By Chris on 14th Nov 2019
    • Joined Jan 2016
    • Established 2004
    • Wooden Decking in Southport
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Florin completed my job very quickly. Kept us well informed, always arrived on time. Would highly recommend, I will be contacting Florin again when I require more work completing in the future."

    Concrete Base
    By Wyn on 29th May 2020
    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Established 2003
    • Wooden Decking in Cambridge
    • ID checked

    D and S BUILDERS Formed in 2008, D+S Builders has many years of experience in the building contractors trade, and provides building services to clients throughout the region. The company is based in Nanpean (St. Austell). No job too small and free e...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Despite problems with access (not of their making) I am delighted with the standard of work carried out, albeit in very wet conditions. I will certainly use them again."

    Underpinning / Foundation
    By Jan on 19th Jun 2020

    D and S Builders reply: Was a plessure to do your work Your neighbors however made life difficult to gain back entrance but we managed anyway

    • Joined Aug 2015
    • Established 2008
    • Wooden Decking in St. austell
    • ID checked

    Most recent homeowner review

    "He did a very good job took a little longer only because during lockdown it was hard for him to get the materials"

    Fencing & Gates - Wooden
    By Emily on 1st Jul 2020
    • Joined Jul 2014
    • Established 1995
    • Wooden Decking in Woolaton
    • ID checked

    Ivan Hosman can help you with a variety of household jobs. Based near Houndslow and covering the surrounding areas. If you need a job doing, Ivan Hosman is the person to help you. Ivan can help you with: - Drainage work - Gardening and Garden Desi...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Lovely guy thank you!"

    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly
    By Burcu on 17th Jun 2020
    • Joined Apr 2018
    • Established 2017
    • Wooden Decking in London
    • ID checked

    Here at AP Building & roofing we are a family run business. Between us we have over 65 years experience in all trades and always strive to give our customers the best results possible. We carry ou a wide range of work from structural, to kitchens...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Job was quoted to be completed by three men in one day, but only two were left to do the job. The two worked well, but unfortunately, due to some damage done, replacement items had to be sourced, and so it was not completed until..."

    Roof Installation/Removal
    By Peter on 30th May 2020
    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Established 2016
    • Wooden Decking in Ashton-under-lyne
    • ID checked

    We are a building business covering a variety of trades including general maintenance, roofing and ground work. We have a great work ethic and will try our best to accommodate your needs.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Sorted out the gutter, water drained away."

    General Maintenance
    By Keith on 6th Jul 2020
    • Joined Jan 2020
    • Established 2019
    • Wooden Decking in Manchester
    • ID checked

    We are a family run business that are hear to help u make your home how u want it. We also have public liability insurance for peace of mind as well. We specialise in fencing and gates and decking and all aspects of landscaping including patios and d...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Bradley and team have done a good job and replaced my old fence with the new fence."

    Fencing & Gates - Wooden
    By Siddhant on 3rd Jul 2020
    • Joined Jun 2018
    • Established 2010
    • Wooden Decking in Orpington
    • Public liability insurance

    If you're looking for a high quality Gardener with great reviews based near Chesterfield and the local areas, then look no further. Covering the following categories: - Brick / Block Paving - Fencing & Gates - Wire / Metal - Fencing &...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Fantastic work, will now use him on a regular basis!!!"

    Garden Clearance
    By Michael on 1st Jul 2020

    Andrew Spriggs reply: Thanks Michael much appreciated!

    • Joined Jul 2017
    • Wooden Decking in Chesterfield
    • ID checked

    Hi my name Is Ricky of BRB services, also my buisness partner Ben , I was previously a mechanical fitter for 5 years as well as garden and house maintenance, I have been a handy man for 3-4 years now doing odd jobs as well as big projects with other...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Quick service. Job done in a couple of hours. Rubbish removed. Very pleased."

    Garden Clearance
    By Keith on 8th Jun 2020
    • Joined Jul 2019
    • Established 2017
    • Wooden Decking in Warminster
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "On Sunday 9th February, I made an agreement with Lawrence Price at Price It Right to start work on Monday 10th February - Lawrence said this work would take two days and would be completed by end of Tuesday 11th Feb. The job was t..."

    Stone / Concrete Paving
    By Shirley on 16th Jun 2020
    • Joined Jan 2019
    • Established 2001
    • Wooden Decking in Rochdale
    • ID checked

    SSR Roofing are a family run business with years of experience based in Glasgow. Providing numerous services along side Roofing such as: - Driveway Services - Gardener / Garden Designer - Plasterer / Renderer

    Most recent homeowner review

    "We are delighted with the works carried by SSR Roofing and would highly recommend them for any work. I definitely would use them again for any building work without any hesitation."

    External Rendering
    By Graham on 24th Jun 2019
    • Joined Dec 2017
    • Wooden Decking in Glasgow
    • ID checked

    Hi my name is Carl with over 30 years experience in property maintenance. Starting out as a father and son team back in 1988. I offer a wide range of affordable services including painting and decorating, joinery, plastering, tiling, mastic/sili...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Great job from Carl. Punctual, hard working and trustworthy. The area that he worked on was a fair sized decking project with a number of complications and changes required along the way but a job well done. I can highly recommend..."

    Wooden Decking
    By Shane on 25th Jun 2020
    • Joined Apr 2020
    • Established 1988
    • Wooden Decking in Congleton
    • ID checked

    Hello and welcome to Gold Star Roofing and Building Services. With over ten years experience in the trade, we are sure to finish our jobs to a high standard. We specialise in all tarmacking and flagging as well as ground work. Me and my team also d...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Ashley and team have made a really good job extending the drive, quick clean work, good advice and easy to work with. Thank you boys really pleased."

    Tarmac
    By Elaine on 30th Jun 2020
    • Joined Jan 2017
    • Established 2017
    • Wooden Decking in Colne
    • ID checked

    Hello, my name is Dawn. I have 20+ years experience in the garden trade in various roles from garden centre plant manager to garden design, including the landscaping and general garden maintenance. I have many satisfied customers who will provide ref...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Dawn arrived on time and my garden was transformed from a jungle to a lovely lawn, borders with flowers and a gravelled area. Dawn was friendly and professional. "

    Garden Maintenance
    By Allison on 5th May 2017
    • Joined Mar 2016
    • Wooden Decking in Alfreton
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "He came, did the work. No mess. Very Corona virus aware. Cleaned everything after completing the work."

    Guttering and Rainwater Pipe
    By Lena on 8th Apr 2020
    • Joined Nov 2015
    • Established 2014
    • Wooden Decking in Glasgow
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "the quote I got was good and the work done was very good, he was punctual polite and very obliging as I had british gas engineers here and he worked round them,he tidied up so I was well pleased"

    Wooden Doors - Internal
    By Stewart on 14th Nov 2018
    • Joined Nov 2016
    • Established 2009
    • Wooden Decking in Nottingham
    • ID checked

    We are a small family run business with over 15 years experience in all aspects of garden services from simple garden maintenance to full garden design and ladscaping. We have fully qualified carpenter working with us and a tree surgeon. So when it c...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very efficient service, got the job done in less time than I expected, friendly family run business, James listened to my wishes and got the job done as requested removed all, and left garden spotless"

    Tree Surgery / Consultancy
    By Karen on 11th Sep 2019
    • Joined Nov 2017
    • Established 2002
    • Wooden Decking in Bedford
    • ID checked

    Hello my name is Radek. I have 12 years experience as a HandyMan. Any problem let me know ANY TIME 24 / 7 . All the best for everyone;)

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Arrived as agreed / purchased and brought materials / explained repair/ good service"

    Garden Shed
    By James on 16th May 2020
    • Joined Oct 2019
    • Established 2014
    • Wooden Decking in London
    • Public liability insurance

    KLY Construct offer a wide range of services. We offer a very good quality of work and the jobs we complete include: - GARDEN LEVELING - TURFING - PLANTING - FENCING - TILING - PAINTING

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Andrei has kept me informed throughout the project. He and his co-worker worked on schedule and completed the job at the standard promised. I am happy with the service received."

    Hard Landscaping
    By Binta on 6th Nov 2018
    • Joined May 2017
    • Established 2014
    • Wooden Decking in Uxbridge
    • ID checked
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