20 août 2012
Modern living has its own requirements and the most essential is socializing. But not everyone can afford to spend lot of time outside. There has been an increasing need for a place to sit and socialise outside your house with family and friends. That is one reason why deck design has become so popular these days. They are great for BBQs, candlelight dinner, or just gazing at the stars.
There are different types, sizes and styles of decking as well as the materials required to build decks. The most commonly wanted is hardwood timer decking. However, there is yet another style of decking is composite decking. The materials used in composite decking are moulded using a process of mixing wood and plastic to create a unique decking material. Hardwood timber decking is popular because it is easy to work with, looks great and withstands several weather conditions. ,. In addition, wood is also cost effective, durable, and ‘natural’.
Along with complementing the outdoors theme it is strong, durable, cost effective and natural. Hardwood timber does not rot easily and that is the reason it is most preferred in an area prone to excess rainfall or adverse weather. But that is not all! Building a beautiful hardwood decking will add natural sheen and smoothness to the look making it extremely appealing. It is for this that such style of decking has gained immense popularity among house owners. Moreover, you can also get various colour options when it comes to hardwood, because the colour and texture of two decks is always different, making it unique to the owner. However, in spite of all this, it is still cost effective, considering the durability and aesthetic features offered.
For those who do not prefer using hardwood decks may opt or composite decking. Although composite decking holds the second position, you can still manage to get the material that looks just like a traditional wood deck. If you research a bit, you may also get to know that most of the manufacturers use polyethylene plastic and a few others use vinyl. Composite decking uses wood fibres or sawdust, though you may never be able to guess this when you see the final product.
Now that you have decided which decking to use for your house, you must also make sure that the materials used do not affect the garden. It is that space which you will enjoy the most when relaxing with your spouse or having a coffee with your friends. You must make sure you take utmost garden care for the herbs you have planted. A healthy garden is one which has plants free of garden bugs and diseases. It is very easy to accomplish a healthy plant life.
Garden care should not end with just providing water. It should bind together with supplying enough sun light to the plants and flowers. Healthy garden would not mean a garden without insects. There are certain insects which are necessary for specific garden. Ensuring that your garden is healthy will give your house a fabulous look, complimenting the suitable timber decking as well as composite decking.