Get a grip on the latest decking issues

As the name suggests, at Gripsure we specialise in non-slip deck boards and pride ourselves on the quality and performance of our products. In this blog we look into slip ratings, how they are measured, potential hazards and consequences and why it is important to choose a product which will provide a safe surface in the long term rather than in the first stages of a product's life cycle.

Which type of wood is best for timber decking?

Written by James Napier General Manager | 4th August 2017

Decking Tips   Timber  

While pressure treated softwood is the most common option for decking there are alternatives on the market, which may be better for your project.

Choosing the right aggregate for your non slip decking

Written by Ross Crouch Production Director | 14th July 2017

Decking Tips  

Small particles of stone, called aggregate, are what gives Gripsure decking its non slip properties. We add aggregate to inserts in our timber boards so that when you step on Gripsure decking you can be sure you won’t slip – even if it’s wet or icy underfoot. If you are considering anti slip decking for a home or commercial project, it is helpful to understand a bit more about the different types of aggregate and how they work.

Should I go for composite or timber decking for my garden?

Written by Mike Nicholson Managing Director | 15th June 2017

Decking Tips   Timber  

When researching how to best deck your outdoor space, you are left with two choices: composite or timber decking. But what is the difference and which is the best option for a safe and cost effective finish? Mike Nicholson, Managing Director of Gripsure takes a look at the options.

Where can I use timber decking?

Written by James Napier General Manager | 3rd May 2017

Decking Tips  

The list of uses for decking is almost endless but here are some of the main reasons for selecting decking to showcase how it could work for you.

How to make the most of a small garden

Written by Gripsure | 19th April 2017

How To   Decking Tips  

If you have a small garden you can still think big. Learn to love your outdoor space with our top tips on making the most of a small garden.

Why decking tiles could be the perfect option for your garden, balcony or roof terrace

Written by Mike Nicholson Managing Director | 7th April 2017

Decking Tips  

Perhaps you’re considering decking for your garden, but are not confident in fitting a traditional deck. Or maybe you want to transform your roof terrace or balcony but thought decking was off limits. Decking tiles could be the answer.

How to look after your garden decking

Written by Ross Crouch Production Director | 8th February 2017

How To   Decking Tips  

How to get your garden decking or non slip decking looking tip-top this spring and ready for Summer with these top tips on cleaning, oiling and staining.