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​​Hardwood vs. Softwood: What Are The Differences?

Different projects require different types of timber, and most of us will have encountered the terms ‘hardwood’ and ‘softwood’.

Do You Need to Seek Planning Permission for Decking in the UK?

A quality timber deck can take your outdoor space to the next level. But do you need to seek planning permission from your local authority before starting your project?

Iroko vs. Oak: A Quick Hardwood Guide

Two stunning, high-performance hardwoods, both iroko and oak are a fine choice for almost any timber project. But what separates them? Let’s take a look.

Oak vs. Walnut: Appearance, Properties & Costs

Beautiful and alluring, these two timeless timbers have many similarities and differences. Let’s compare them — which is the best choice for your project?

Siberian Larch Cladding Treatment, Maintenance & Best Finishes

Siberian Larch cladding provides beauty and sustainability to any design. But despite being naturally durable, over time, the outdoor elements can take their toll.

Western Red Cedar: The Best Finishes, Treatments and Stains & How to Maintain It

Cedar is a gorgeous, dynamic and ever-popular choice for cladding, fencing and decking projects. Here’s all you need to know about treatment, finishing and maintenance for this sought-after timber.

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.

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

Embarking on a cladding project? You’ll need to make some important choices, such as the timber species you want to use, but also the profile you need.

Oak & Pine Compared: Differences, Uses & Benefits

When it comes to the home, oak and pine are two of the most popular and commonly-used types of timber.