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5 Minute Read: Our Quick Guide to Choosing your Timber

Decking is available in a range of softwoods and hardwoods, it is important to pick the right timber for your decking project that is suitable for the application. This blog post is a how to guide on choosing your timber and covers a couple of key points to consider.

8th August 2020

Pre-order your TDCA 2020 charity calendar today

Copies of the TDCA's 2020 charity calendar are now available to pre order. Gripsure are delighted that our two...

27th August 2019

Bear Wood opens to the public

Here at Gripsure we are delighted to see our non-slip boards in situ at the Wild Place Project's latest attraction...

14th August 2019

What fire rating do deck boards need to achieve when used on balconies?

Following a recent advice note on balconies on residential buildings from the Ministry of Housing we have seen...

4th July 2019

Do I need to use structurally graded timber for deck boards?

From time to time, we get asked to provide our deck boards structurally graded to C16 or C24. This is something we can offer our clients on request, but is this really necessary for timber deck boards?

In this blog piece, we explore how softwood boards are appearance graded at source and discuss how the structural grading rules cannot be applied to deck boards due to the application of the timber.



18th June 2019

Which type of wood is best for timber decking?

While pressure treated softwood is the most common option for decking there are alternatives on the market, which...

4th August 2017

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

When researching how to best deck your outdoor space, you are left with two choices: composite or timber decking....

15th June 2017

Gripsure Performance Warranty and Strength Graded Decking

  The world of decking can be confusing with a myriad of different terms and warranties making choosing the...

16th February 2017