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Double slatted fence

After the destructive storms of the past few months, there’s a good chance your fences aren’t in the best condition. You may be able to do a quick fix but in some cases, you might need a whole new fence. Today we are going to be guiding you through how you can build your own […]

Hardwood decking restored with Owatrol products by Paul

A customer recently sent in some wonderful before and after pics of their hardwood decking after using Owatrol products. We think you will agree it was a great success and the deck now looks as good as new! Here are Paul’s thoughts on the finished results: We have recently renovated our hardwood decking with Prepdeck, […]

Raised garden beds

Protecting your wooden raised beds from the harsh Irish weather is highly recommended to increase their longevity. To do so, there are a few simple and effective steps you can take. Once your bed/s have been constructed, the best solution to offer the best protection is to treat them with a protective paint or oil […]

Aquadecks applied to wooden cladding

Timber cladding is becoming more and more popular, likely due to its great aesthetics, coupled with its easy maintenance. If looked after, wood cladding can not only look great, but can last for many years. How do I protect wood cladding? Step 1. Remove existing coatings Step 2. Neutralise your wood Step 3. Finish and […]

hardwood decking vs composite wood decking

Having a garden deck has become more and more popular and because of this, there are now a wide variety of decking materials available on the market. Having a hardwood deck has been the go to material for as long as garden decks have been around. However, as the times have changed, so have people’s […]