Decking

Think you know everything about wood plastic composite decking?
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The Timber Decking & Cladding Association takes a closer look at wood plastic (polymer) composite as an alternative to natural timber decking Wood plastic/polymer composite (WPC) boards are manufactured using a mixture of wood fibre, plastic and other additives (eg, colourants, UV stabilisers). These are finely ground, mixed and made...
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The Signature standard for outdoor living
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Composite decking brand Trex has launched Signature, its premier collection now available through Arbor Forest Products. Trex Signature decking offers the ease of maintenance and high performance of WPC with a proprietary shell formulation that delivers a realistic representation of wood, while offering exceptional durability and a 50-year residential warranty....
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The Merchant Guide to Selling Timber
The Merchant Guide to Selling Timber
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The Merchant Guide to Selling Timber is a comprehensive new resource from TDUK to help merchants maximise their sales of timber and timber products.
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New chapter for Oxford Story Museum
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Gripsure has played a key part in the transformation of the Story Museum in Oxford. The much-loved attraction has undergone a £6 million revamp, which involved extending, altering and refurbishing a mixture of existing buildings to create space for interactive exhibitions, displays, theatre performances and activities. At the museum's core...
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The latest issue of Supplying Timber is out now!
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Packed with inspiring stories of stylish timber buildings, the new Supplying Timber magazine is out now. For all the latest timber supply news, legislative updates, new products and top tips for building with timber, look no further! Understanding American Red Oak The August/September issue is an essential read for anyone...
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Maximise your timber sales with new merchant guide
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Timber Development UK has created The Merchant Guide to Selling Timber, a comprehensive new resource to help merchants make the most of their sales of timber and timber products. The aim of the Guide is to be an introduction to timber and timber products written specifically for timber and builders’ merchants,...
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Understanding of UC4 grows
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Mystery shopper research among merchants shows that the supply chain's understanding of Use Class 4 timber treatments has improved since 2020. The Wood Protection Association (WPA), supported by Timber Development UK (TDUK), has long been fighting to improve knowledge of the different timber treatments and when they should be used....
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A roof deck on top of the newly renovated Clifford's Tower
New lease of life for Clifford’s Tower
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Soaring timber columns create an impressive structure as part of the newly restored Clifford’s Tower in York, which was shortlisted for a 2022 Wood Award. © Dirk LindnerTimber columns support the roof deck at Clifford Tower Clifford’s Tower, once the keep of York Castle, is a scheduled monument perched on...
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Timber cladding
The Timber Cladding Handbook
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Timber cladding provides an attractive, economical and often unique way to finish and protect a building's exterior. Its versatility makes it ideal for domestic and commercial projects refurbished and new build.
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Timber Decking Handbook 2022
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This handbook aims to provide definitive guidance, as well as design inspiration, in a clear and easy to follow format. If some of the terms used are unfamiliar then the Glossary at the back of the handbook is a handy reference. The publication aligns with British Standards where applicable, making...
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