Composite Prime 31/08/2018

Comparing Plastic Decking & Wood Decking – What’s the Difference?

A common question frequently asked when it comes to composite decking  – ‘What’s the difference between plastic decking and traditional wood decking?’. Both types of decking can be similar in appearance and require roughly the same degree of skill and cost to install, however a few notable differences between the two materials are worth highlighting, especially so if you are considering options for a new decked area for your garden. We decided to review these differences to help with the decision. Extended lifetime Treated wood has certainly been a favourite... Read More


Inspirational Easter (with a little help from Beatsons)

The Easter Weekend is traditionally the start of the garden, landscaping and outdoor season. This weekend the forecasters are predicting a dry weekend so a great time to get out into the garden and get started on those projects to make the most of the summer. One of the most frequent questions or dilemmas we are asked to help with is that our customers know that they want to do something in their garden be it a new patio, path, driveway or decking but they can’t chose or decide what... Read More


The woodwork in my garden looks so Grey and Dull against the Spring flowers this year, what can I do to improve it?

External woodwork will, if left untreated, grey or silver over time as it becomes weathered. There are a number of different products available in the market place today to restore or enhance the woodwork in your garden. If it’s fencing, decking, garden furniture or the woodwork on your home there is a product available to treat the wood. First of all and probably the biggest area of wood in your garden will be your fence if you have one. There are two products that I would recommend to treat your... Read More