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Are You Up With The Latest Garden Decking Trends?

Happy New Year! One of the great things about the dawn of a brand-new year is just that – it gives us an opportunity to start anew, carrying out those plans we've been meaning to, but haven't had the time or the space to do so. With Spring and warmer weather just around the corner too, the start of a New Year is the perfect time to think about improving your outdoor space.

If you're searching for garden decking in Guildford to create a new decking installation or to update or repair an existing one, you would want to keep with the latest trends in the marketplace. As a market leader in the supply of garden decking in the local area, we're on hand to offer you some handy tips on creating some of the trendiest decking around.

Improve Your Garden Decking in Guildford

With the local area constantly growing, the sight of garden decking in Guildford isn't too uncommon. Unfortunately, whether it's through the weather, general wear-and-tear, or simply a lack of treatment, many decks have seen better days. This is where we can help.

Here at Pennyhill Timber, we have been supplying timber products to our countywide customer base for almost 20 years now, establishing a leading service in the process. We firmly believe in the need to offer the best value – combining the need for high quality, with a competitive price. This has allowed our customers to take advantage of affordable products that leave their decks looking fantastic for years to come.

With this in mind, below are some decking trends that we've noticed throughout the last few years.

Outdoor Decking Trends For 2019

  • Bringing The Inside, Outside Garden decking is often perceived as 'something to sit on when there's warm weather about'. The truth is that it can (and should) be used for a myriad of activities, all year long. Many homeowners now look upon the decks as an extension of their home, increasing the amount of living space on offer. This train-of-thought is seeing trends develop in the placement of outdoor kitchens, fireplaces and entertainment facilities upon garden decks, stretching out the space available around the home.

  • Home/Work Blend – Whilst the lines between the interior and exterior of the home are becoming blurred, so are the lines between home and work. As more people than ever take advantage of flexible technology to work from home, another major trend to develop in recent years has been the use of garden decking in Guildford as a commercial facility. Not only does this help the user to have more space around the home, being present in a more natural environment can cater for better health and wellbeing too – one of the many reasons why people introduce decking structures to their homes in the first place.

  • Increased customisation – With garden decking being seen as more of an extension of the living quarters (rather than just an additional facility), more-and-more people are placing increased levels of customisation on their decks. Whilst there are almost limitless design possibilities, some of the more popular elements/materials may include lighting, glass or stone.

  • More storage – In many gardens, the land underneath a raised deck may be vulnerable to water; potentially causing long-term issues with rotting. Whilst weatherproofing a deck will prevent such a situation from happening, the dry area underneath that will be protected, can be utilised for other tasks – such as storage. This further helps to create space upon the deck or within the home, helping the homeowner to get the most from their investment.

So there are just a few of the emerging trends with garden decking in Guildford for 2019. If you're interested in creating your own ideal garden structure, why not get in touch with the timber specialists here at Pennyhill who can help you source some fantastic materials, for a great-value price?

Pennyhill Timber – Great Garden Decking Materials, At Great Prices

Please continue to browse around our website to learn more about the many timber products we have on sale. If you have any questions that you'd like to ask about our garden decking in Guildford service, or simply would like to learn more about wooden decking in general and the best materials to achieve your aims, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Give us a call on 01483 486 739 or send an e-mail to If you're located in-or-around the Surrey area, you can also visit us in person at our Timber Yard – we can be found at Lucas Green Road, West End, Woking, GU24 9YB