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Composite decks

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 We've had an increased number of Composite decks again this year and have loads more booked in for next year.  This year saw a massive shortage of Composite railings in the quality we insist on this year which meant swapping some for Glass and silly delaying others until 2022.  We're pleased to say we now have the rails we want in stock. So will be using square spindled composite rails where needed for this coming year as well as the glass options So here's a couple of composite jobs from this year Sandblasted privacy glass set in Composite decking posts created a great look in this deck Same deck looking from the inside. We broke up the deck by producing a slatted composite fence to mask out the hedge to the side A rare low level deck for us. A great project to build and love the customers choice of furniture Another great outdoor living area and full width access sets down to the garden Integrated flower planter and Bench on this composite deck Will be adding further pho

Timber decks or outdoor living rooms?

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 Is it a deck, is it a pergola? We call them outdoor rooms. Enough open space to really be outside but enough cover to enjoy it in most weather, year round even in the UK!  Here's a recent design and build - dedicated outdoor kitchen and bar area, then a 5x4 meter living space with built in seating and a gas fire pit table to follow, all built in beautiful local Douglas-fir from Dyfi Saw Mill.  Hope you like.  Douglas-fir outdoor living room Screen supplied by Screens with Envy   Were now taking bookings for next year and the diary is filling up fast! Drop us a line or give us a call to get your Garden Room designed and built ready for Spring  Cheers...

Outdoor living

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 It's no surprise that with lockdowns affecting pretty much everyone at the moment, that people are spending more time at home and many are upgrading their homes and even more so their gardens.  A lot of people are going a stage further than decking now and opting for full outdoor living areas, many with an element of all year round or all weather use One such project we've had is this beautiful Larch and Cedar outdoor living space.  As well as the multi level deck it includes  * Fixed and mobile seating, with integrated storage * Gas powered polished Concrete custom made table * Drinks cooler *Bar *Raised planters *Clear roofed Pergola and cedar slatted walls.  *A combination of lighting to be fitted soon The timber is a mix of Larch and Cedar, from our local saw mill Dyfi Timber. We've made a few custom concrete items before including tables, work tops, kitchen islands and even a sink. This table was a real fun piece to make despite it weighing in at a sturdy 140KG! The t

Cedar Fence

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Here's a fence we worked on closely with the customers and the local saw mill Ours customers wanted a style of fence they'd seen a photo of online. We see a lot of this at the moment with apps like Pintrest and Instagram being great sources of inspiration for people's homes and gardens. However! much of the time the timbers used are local to places like the US and Australia and aren't available here in the UK or are available but at a huge cost compared to using local timber. This was the case with this design and build. So! Once we decided on a plan we started ordering samples from various importers. The cost per meter was especially relevant with such a large fence and so many battens being used - some imported timbers came in at £5 per meter in comparison to treated sawn timbers from national builders merchants being under £1. (Obviously you get what you pay for here) The final product came from our local mill, Dyfi Timber . The finished sawn quality is se

On-going work

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 We have a lot of beautiful projects currently ongoing and awaiting glass panels to finish them off. Theres a bit of a selection but most involve Composite decking and glass panels. Here's a taster...

Another stair case!

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 Here's a recent job we did at Erw Porthor Chalet park near Tywyn . The customers had a gap behind the chalet and then around 50cm of cliff. The deck at the bottom of the chalet lost sun before mid day and they wanted an area to sit and enjoy the sun for as long as possible.  We worked with them and the park owner and came up with his design. The deck gives them 5x3 meters of useable space and the stair case keeps it tied into the lower level deck for them. As with all our stair cases we like to keep the angle as friendly as possible so the drops here are 7.5 inches on 11" treads.  Hope you like... BEFORE - quite a challenging area to get started on! AFTER - lots of restraints here but we got it done! With views like this you can see why the owners wanted the raised deck Initial 3D plan. We had to change the plan slightly to work with the ground once we'd cut it all back. 
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So, a bit of a selection of recent jobs Outdoor living room at my own pad, (You know how builders homes never get finished), I'll post another of this when it is! Entrance and decking at a chalet park in Llanwrin near Machynlleth We took apart an old rotten deck here and rebuilt it. Occasional storage underneath combined with boxing off the front to tidy up the look.  Same deck as above with great sea views looking out over Cardigan Bay.