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What are the Advantages of Pressure Treated Timber?

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    Pressure treated wood is widely used within the construction industry, and it has a whole host of benefits that make it a superior choice. What is Pressure Treated Timber? Simply put, pressure treated timber is produced when timber is placed under a vacuum and under pressure to force chemical preservatives into the wood. … Continue reading

Add Value to your Home with Hardwood Floors

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  The National Wood Flooring Association conducted a survey into the impact of hardwood floors on the value of homes, and 82% of the realtors interviewed stated that not only did the houses with hardwood flooring sell for more money than those without, but often much quicker as well. Although relators often disagree on the … Continue reading

Protecting Your Fence During Winter

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  The winter weather can be very harsh on wooden structures. Wet conditions and violent winds can compromise the integrity of the wood and lead to wood rot and breakages. To help your wooden fence withstand the violent weather, follow Maltings Timber’s top tips to protect your fence this winter. Cut down overhanging branches If … Continue reading

Fireboard: What it is and why you should use it

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  Fireboard is becoming an increasingly popular wall lining within industrial construction thanks to its highly fire retardant features and host of other benefits. Whilst drywall has a proven track record of providing a sturdy and reliable wall lining, this article will outline why fireboard may be the better choice for your construction. What is … Continue reading

Cleaning and Maintaining Wood Flooring in Your Home

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A good quality wooden floor lasts for decades and, when properly cared for, can actually look better with age. Wooden floors are easier to clean than carpet, but small errors can greatly damage the surface of your wood, causing scratches and water damage that are much more difficult to repair. In order for you to … Continue reading

DIY: how to lay laminate flooring

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Laying your own laminate flooring is a job which, if done correctly, can save time and money on hiring someone to do the job for you. There is, however, a correct procedure to follow to ensure that the job is done right and no laminate is misused or wasted in the process. Tools and materials … Continue reading

5 reasons to choose wooden flooring over carpets

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There are various reasons why wooden flooring can provide a better solution than carpeting in a variety of properties, both modern and period. Here, we discuss five of the main reasons why choosing wooden flooring over carpets is a smart decision – and there are a number of reasons. Easier to clean It goes without … Continue reading

A complete guide to buying sheds

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When considering buying a shed, there are various things to take into account that could prove invaluable when making a decision about what the right shed is for you and your property. Here, we advise on what the key points to consider are when buying a shed:   What size should I opt for? Possibly … Continue reading

Key things to consider with fencing when designing your front and back garden

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If you are in the process of giving your garden a revamp and redesigning it, altering its initial contents and overall style, it is important to consider fencing as an integral part of many garden designs. Benefiting not only you and your family, as well as visitors to the property, a smart and appealing garden … Continue reading

Fence buying guide

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Nowadays there are a wide range of fences available to suit a variety of requiremen ts. Whether you are after a simply designed lap panel fence, or a decorative trellis, with the wealth of choice available on the market you are bound to be able to find a solution that works for your outdoors space, … Continue reading

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