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Why Decking Is A Better Alternative To Artificial Grass

22nd July 2022

In summer, you want to spend any time that you have off at home properly enjoying and relaxing in the sunshine, not having to mow the lawn. If regular lawn maintenance isn’t your favourite job and you’d like to do less of it, you could turn to one of two products for a solution –...

Our Favourite Lakeland Decking Installations So Far This Year

18th July 2022

All the lovely weather we have had recently has been the catalyst for a huge surge in the number of people requesting our UPVC decking for their outdoor spaces. It’s the peak time to be using decking and Lakeland Verandahs’ Installer Network has worked tirelessly since the start of the year to fit out homes...

How To Accessorise Your Decking For Summer BBQs

1st July 2022

Get out the grill and start flipping some burgers in the garden for al fresco eating, because barbecue season is here! It feels as though it’s ingrained in us Brits to want to cook on the coals when the weather’s warm, and it’s always most fun with an audience of friends and family. Why don’t...

How To Plan A Picnic On Your Deck

23rd June 2022

With National Picnic Month and National Grilling Month both falling in July, it’s time to send out those invites to neighbours and friends before their weekends get filled up with other engagements. In theory, July is a great time to dine alfresco, as long as the weather plays along! Fortunately, you don’t have to head...

3 Things To Think About When Choosing A Decking Colour

6th June 2022

Decisions, decisions. You face several of these when you’re looking to get UPVC decking organised for your home. Don’t stress about them though as we’re here to advise. One of them is the positioning of the deck – ideally, you want it installed in a spot outside where it will receive lots of sunshine, and...

Why Your Children Will Love Your Brand-New Decking

19th May 2022

Another half-term break is looming and it won’t be long until “School’s out for summer”, leaving it up to you to keep your kids occupied. You may have a family holiday booked or have pencilled in a trip or two to one of our many famous theme parks. But this will still leave you with...

Lakeland Verandahs Decking: Eco-Friendly Benefits Explained

29th April 2022

We can all play a part in helping the planet. Choosing Lakeland Verandahs for your decking project is one way to make a difference. The key to the eco-friendly benefits of our decking is the longevity of our products. We select the materials and components for their long-lasting qualities, ensuring you can get years of...

How To Host Easter Parties On Your Deck

12th April 2022

Many of us are looking forward to celebrating Easter outdoors with family and friends this weekend. Decking is a great place for guests to gather and with the weather looking warm and sunny this weekend, your Easter party couldn’t come at a better time.  While we admit good weather is never guaranteed (especially on a...

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Cut Corners With Your Decking

18th March 2022

It’s often true that you get what you pay for and this is especially true when it comes to our UPVC decking. UPVC decking is engineered for durability and performance. While it may be tempting to go with cheaper decking, this could cause you problems and may lead to hidden costs further down the line....

The Best Way To Give Your UPVC Decking A Spring Clean

4th March 2022

Spring is nearly here! We can almost smell the daffodils and everyone we know is hoping and praying warmer weather is just around the corner. But before you start picturing yourself enjoying a glass of Pimm’s or a cold beer on your deck, you need to make sure your decking is ready to be utilised...

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