The Anatomy of Timber Decking


No matter what size, design or complexity all timber decks share a number of distinct features. We’ll take a look at these features that make up the anatomy of a timber deck. (more…)

Build Pergola Skylights With Polycarbonate Sheets


Skylights are really nothing more than openings in the roof that allow natural sunlight to stream through and illuminate the room in dramatic ways. You can build pergola skylights with polycarbonate sheets and achieve these awesome lighting effects yourself. (more…)

Timber Railings and Balustrades


Timber railings and balustrades are almost always expected to be part of a deck, patio or pergola. And so it’s not surprising to find them in most outdoor extensions. But it may not be clear to you just why they are there in the first place and what purpose they serve. (more…)

The Joy of DIY Pergolas



If you have not experienced the joy of DIY pergolas then pay attention! First of all, here’s why you should build a pergola, regardless of whether you build it yourself or have a professional build it for you. (more…)