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The Complete Decking Guide: Timbers, Trends, Tips & Costs

Decking adds a beautiful touch and can enhance your garden in a variety of ways. Let’s talk through the best species, styles, costs, maintenance, as well as a few other helpful hints and tips.

LIGNIA® Timber: All About This Sustainable, Modified Wood

LIGNIA® is a new wood on the block — but it’s already making a big impact with its environmental credentials, beauty, durability and suitability for a wide range of timber projects.

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.

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!

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...

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.

Timber Cladding Guide: Best Wood Species, Profiles, Types, Benefits & Other Tips

Contemplating your next exterior cladding project? This is your handy guide to all the cladding basics — profiles, styles, the best types of wood and tips for installation and care. At Duffield Timber, we’ve got over 60 years’ experience when it comes to timber and timber products!

Your Guide to Exotic African Hardwoods: Types, Species, Uses and Benefits

Learn about some of the world’s most beautiful tropical African hardwoods, why they’re so good, and what they can be used for.

6 Decking Ideas, Trends & Styles for Architects, Designers and Self Builders in 2020

A variety of 6 traditional and contempory ideas to liven up your new decking project or to bring dated decking back to life!

8 Cladding Styles, Ideas & Trends for Architects, Designers and Self Builders in 2020

Looking for some cladding inspiration for 2020? If you’re a home improver, self builder, architect or designer in search of the latest designer cladding styles and trends, we’ve got you covered. Read on to discover what’s hot on design-led profiles, trendy species, or fixing styles