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5 Tips For Garden Decking Maintenance.

If you're searching for materials for garden decking in Camberley, visit Pennyhill Timber. We have a vast range of decking supplies including both softwood decking and hardwood decking, and a selection of screws and fixings.

5 Tips For Garden Decking Maintenance.

For some, keeping your decking in a well maintained condition can be difficult and confusing. So, to give you a helping hand, here's a list of 5 tips and suggestions.

  • Use An Appropriate Decking Cleaning Product.
    It is very important that you use a cleaning product which has been designed to clean garden decking. Do not clean your decking with bleach. If you choose to clean your decking with bleach, it will indeed assist in the removal of algae from your decking, however it will also break down the lignin in the timber. The lignin is what holds the wood together.

    As such, it is advisable that you use a cleaning product which is designed for use on garden decking.

  • Clean At The Appropriate Time Of Year.
    With regards to keeping your garden decking in good condition, different cleaning and maintenance jobs are required at different times of the year. For example, during spring it is very important that you clean and seal the deck in order to protect against mould, mildew, and rot.

    However, during summer it is important that you thoroughly inspect your garden decking and make any necessary repairs, whereas autumn is the time to take preventative measures against any damages or issues that winter weather can bring. Remember, making sure that you keep your decking well maintained means that you'll have an easier time next spring when you need to clean your garden decking again.

  • If You're Using A Pressure Washer, Use The Flat Setting.
    Pressure washers can be fantastic tools for cleaning your garden. For example, they can be great at removing all sorts of muck from pavement slabs. However, remember to set the pressure washer to the flat setting before using it to clean your garden decking. This is because the rotating nozzle will gauge into the timber and ruin it. So remember to double and triple check before using the pressure washer to clean your decking.

  • Protect Your Decking From UV Rays.
    It isn't just algae or rot that can damage your garden decking. UV radiation from the sun can also cause damage. As such, it very important that you treat your garden decking with a suitable decking oil, such as anti UV decking oil.

  • Unsure What To Do? Hire A Professional.
    If you are unsure what to do with regards to cleaning your garden decking, perhaps you should hire a professional garden decking cleaner. After all you wouldn't want to risk damaging your garden decking.

    If you are considering hiring a professional to clean your garden decking, make sure that you consult numerous professionals to find both a high quality service and a good price.

Browse Through a Range Of Decking Supplies On The Pennyhill Timber Online Store.

If you are searching for garden decking supplies in Camberley, get in touch with the Pennyhill Timber team. Our online store has a fantastic selection of products to choose from. Additionally our products available to both trade professionals and members of the public, so if you're an experienced professional or a DIY novice, visit our timber yard in Woking or give out staff a call today using the information available at the bottom of this page.

Additionally, our Woking timber yard is not limited to decking supplies; we also stock a wide variety of timber items for garden projects. For example, if you would like to upgrade your garden fencing, you could browse through products such as close board fencing or waney edge lap fence panels. However, if you would instead like to do some landscaping in your garden, you can browse through a selection of landscaping products on our online store. For example, you could choose items such as French Oak Sleepers or pressure treated brown softwood sleepers.

Need Some More Information Or Garden DIY Inspiration? Browse Through The Pennyhill Timber Blog.

If you would like more information regarding garden decking, please visit the Pennyhill Timber blog, it has lots of information regarding DIY and garden projects, for example with regards to garden decking, you could learn about the differences between hardwood, softwood, and composite decking.

However, if you would like to learn information about other garden DIY projects such as upgrading your garden fencing or making your garden stand out this summer, our blog has numerous different articles to choose from. Alternatively you could learn more information about the different types of timber that you can use, such as Yellow Balau, Eucalyptus, Scandinavian Pine, and European Spruce.

Pennyhill Timber, A Garden Decking Supplier in Camberley.

If you would like to install your own garden decking in Camberley, please visit our timber yard in Woking. Our team of friendly and experienced professionals will be happy to assist you with any enquires you have regarding the timber supplies or other products that are available at our timber yard or on our online store. So if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our friendly and dedicated team by telephone, email, or by visiting us in person.

If You Would Like To Get In Touch With A Member Of Our Team, Please Contact Us Using The Information Below.

Call Our Team.

If you would like to speak to a member of staff, you can do so by calling 01483 486 739. Our office opening hours are Monday to Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday 8:00am to 12:00pm.

Send Us An Email.

Additionally, you can contact our team using the internet by sending your questions to us by email. Our email address is

Visit Our Timber Yard.

If you would prefer to visit our team in person, please visit our Woking timber yard.
Our address is,

The Timber Yard, Lucas Green Road, West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9YB.