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Your Guide to Timber Fencing — Best Species, 2021 Trends, Types, Costs & Care Tips

Got a fencing project in mind? Explore our handy fencing guide to learn more about the best types of wood for the job, the hottest trends, styles, estimated project costs and more tips for a tip-top fence!

Do I Need Planning Permission for Exterior Wood Cladding?

Stylish, design-led cladding adds a unique, attractive aesthetic feature to any property. The question is: can I crack on straight away, or do I need to seek planning permission?

Garden Fencing Treatment, Maintenance & Restoration: Tips & Advice

Here’s all you need to know for keeping your fence looking the part — including treatment, maintenance and restoration tips.

What Is the Best Wood to Use for a Pergola?

A pergola — great for adding a classy touch to your outdoor space. But what are the top timbers for the job?

Your Guide to Siberian Larch: Facts, Properties, Durability & Uses

Need a wood that stands up to the elements? Say no more, we've got the answer...

Shiplap vs. V-Groove: Which Tongue & Groove Profile Is Best?

Two of the most popular types of cladding are shiplap and tongue & groove choosing between them can be a difficult task. Shiplap and tongue & groove refers to how the panels fit together. This can produce different properties in terms of strength, structural integrity and appearance.

Your Guide to Pale Woods: Types, Uses & Interior Design Tips

They say blondes have more fun — and creamy-coloured timber is attracting a growing number of fans. It’s not hard to see why.

What Are the Best Species of Timber for Wood Carving?

Wood carving is one of the oldest hobbies we have, yet one of the most rewarding. There’s nothing quite like creating your own unique masterpiece — but what types of wood are the best for the job?

Cedar vs. Larch Cladding — Which Should I Choose?

When it comes to cladding for home improvement or commercial projects, cedar and larch are two timber big boys. With durability, versatility and eye-catching beauty in abundance, it should come as no surprise why.

The Best Types of Wood For… Outdoor Furniture & DIY Garden Projects

Looking to add a touch of natural, bespoke beauty to your garden? Timber’s just the ticket.