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With so many options to suit outdoor spaces of all sizes and shapes, check out the ways you can build a patio that’s just right for you.
Think about what you’re going to use it for, as well as what kind of design you want. It doesn’t have to be very complex to be a centerpiece in your garden.
Planning your project
Planning is the key to your next patio project. Plan your patio carefully before you begin, as this will limit cutting and wastage, and help you be specific when ordering the materials you need. Use our patio guides and start planning your project.
Prepare your space
Find our picks for the best ways to prepare your outdoor space for patio installation.
How to plan and lay a terrace
Our guide to installing a single-level deck with wood framing and horizontal deck boards.
How to lay a raised terrace
Our guide to installing a raised deck with wood framing and horizontal deck boards.
Find out everything you need to get the best results from your patio project.
Knowing your options before you start is the best outcome of your project. It makes it easy to build your perfect patio, designed around your space and budget.
Understand the differences between the different types of decks and the ways they can be installed. You can determine what will work best for you and your garden.
Maintenance of terraces
Our advice on patio stains and lighting options tell you what you need to know about your aesthetic options. Not only can this help you transform the look of your patio, but you can also find out how to give it the protection it so badly needs.
Deck paint helps protect your wood, so you can sit on your deck year after year. But there is more than functionality. Choose a colorful patio paint, such as blue, gray or green, and enjoy a fresh feeling and an elegant finish.
Urban Slate Cuprinol Stain
Ronseal Protector Natural Oak
Ronseal stained golden cedar
Ronseal Rescue Paint Charcoal
Almost Natural Deck Stain
Other uses for terraces
Deck boards should not be used just to build a deck.
Alternative uses for terraces
There are many ways to put your spare or leftover deck boards to good use.
Garden bar on the terrace
Our handy guide will show you how to build an outdoor bar from wood and deck boards.
Keep the patio at its best
Find out the best ways to clean and maintain your patio to make sure it stays looking its best.
What our clients say
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