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Maintenance

How to clean and maintain composite decking

Wood plastic composite decking isn't the same as timber decking - and while it's likely to require far less maintenance than timber decking, it still needs to be cared for and cleaned properly to ensure that it lasts.

Decking maintenance

Decking maintenance

Not all decks require that much maintenance. With wood plastic composite (WPC) decking and uPVC decking, for example, it's almost a matter of install-and-forget.

How to restain a deck or pergola

Over time, decks may lose their colour and lustre. Find out how to choose the right stain for your deck, and safely restain it to the best effect.

How to clean and oil a deck

Properly cleaning and oiling your deck will help to bring out its natural colours and make it look like new. Find out the best way to go about it.

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Solar maintenance

Solar maintenance

Solar panels don't need that much maintenance thanks to the fact that they have no moving parts - although they will require a clean now and then, and will need to be professionally replaced if they become damaged.

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The final handover and the final payment

The final few stages of a building or large renovation project may feel like they drag on a bit – largely because you’re so close to the end, and also because of the inspection / rectification process.

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Types and styles of taps

Types and styles of taps

Taps can come in matching bathroom sets, but can also be mixed and matched to great effect.

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