Getting the best out of decking

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Correctly installing and maintaining timber decking is essential if you want to avoid problems. Here are some typical questions and answers from the TRADA advice line.


Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook


TRADA's Timber decking 3rd edition is now available to purchase.

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