When embarking on your next DIY outdoor project, you might want to consider timber decking as a hard surface option. Not only is it incredibly versatile, when navigating sloped areas, it also provides a ‘soft’ finish to your trafficable areas. As decking comes in all sorts of sizes and finishes, it is easily adaptable to match and highlight the exterior of your house. Its uses are unlimited and can be used for alfresco dining areas and seating spaces, surrounding pools and hot tubs and even paths and steps.
When choosing the type of timber, you would like to use it is important that you source a sustainable and eco-friendly product that will suit your desired needs. One of the other fantastic visual benefits of decking is that no two pieces of timber look the same. Each piece will have different patterns, hues and colours that provide interest and uniqueness over one area.
Timber decking also has the advantage of being a natural material which is suited to the outdoors and can highlight your planting palette. The subtle textures of the wood you have chosen will blend well will your garden and establish a holistic design that compliments your house and landscape. Try also using timber feature screens as an option to complement your new deck and add verticality.
When choosing timber for your deck, consider the look and colours you are hoping to achieve and its availability. If you can’t find the colour, you are looking for consider using stained varnishes supplied by Monocel. With a wide array of staining products, including a new lime washed finish, you are bound to find what you need. Not only do they supply staining and adhesive products, but they also have varnishes that will sustain and protect your deck from the harsh Australian environment for years to come.
All Bondall products can be found at trade centres, such as Bunnings, making them readily available for you to use. So when designing your new garden and are wanting to advance your D.I.Y. trade skills, why not consider using timber decking.