Decking: Your Ultimate Guide to Design, Types, and Maintenance

Introduction: Decking is a fantastic addition to any outdoor space, providing an inviting area for relaxation, entertainment, and enjoying the great outdoors. Whether you’re planning to build a new deck or renovate an existing one, this comprehensive guide will cover everything you need to know about decking, helping you make informed decisions while optimizing for […]

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GripDeck Achieves Grown in Britain Certification

Leading the Way with Sustainable Anti-Slip Decking In an era where sustainability is at the forefront of consumers’ minds, GripDeck is proud to announce its recent achievement: Grown in Britain Certification. This milestone marks a significant step forward for the company, renowned for its high-quality anti-slip decking solutions. Soon, GripDeck will be launching a new

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Your Go-To Destination for Decking in Colchester

Transform Your Outdoor Space: Introducing GDTimber – Your Go-To Destination for Decking in Colchester Introduction: Welcome to the gateway of enhancing your outdoor living experience! GDTimber has arrived in Colchester, bringing you premium timber decking and accessories tailored to elevate your outdoor space. As the go-to online store in the local Colchester area, GDTimber is

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Get Your Decking Ready for Summer

Get Your Decking Ready for Summer: A Complete Guide Introduction:As the warm embrace of summer approaches, it’s time to ensure that your decking area is ready to host those unforgettable outdoor gatherings. Deck maintenance is essential for preserving its beauty and longevity, and with the right preparation, you can enjoy your outdoor oasis all season

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AKO Matting: Your Solution to Safe Walking in Icy UK Conditions

Introduction: As winter sets in across the United Kingdom, icy pathways, walkways, steps, and decking can pose significant hazards, leading to slips, falls, and potential injuries. However, in combating these treacherous conditions, AKO Matting emerges as a reliable solution. With its innovative design and robust features, AKO Safety Matting offers a definitive way to transform

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Yellow Balau Decking

Yellow Balau decking is a popular choice among homeowners and designers seeking a durable, attractive, and sustainable decking option. This tropical hardwood, scientifically known as Shorea laevis or Shorea balau, originates from Southeast Asia and possesses remarkable qualities that make it stand out in the realm of decking materials. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve

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Transform Your Deck into a Safe Haven: 

A Guide on how to Make Your Deck Non Slip  Introduction A well-crafted deck is a delightful extension of your living space, providing a perfect spot for relaxation, entertainment, and soaking up the outdoors. However, safety is paramount, especially when it comes to your deck. Slippery decks can turn a pleasant evening into a hazard.

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Seasonal Deck Maintenance Checklist: Keeping Your Deck in Top Shape

A well-maintained deck not only enhances the beauty of your outdoor space but also ensures safety for you and your family. Seasonal deck maintenance is essential to protect your investment and prolong its lifespan. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with a comprehensive seasonal deck maintenance checklist to keep your deck in top shape

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Embracing Sustainability: Exploring EASYDECK Composite Decking and Its Cradle to Cradle Gold Verification

In a world increasingly attuned to environmental concerns, the choice of construction materials plays a pivotal role in shaping a greener future. Easydeck, a leading innovator in sustainable building solutions, has emerged as a frontrunner in this space with its revolutionary product – EASYDECK Composite Decking. Notably, EASYDECK has earned the prestigious Cradle to Cradle

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Enhance Safety on Slippery UK Decks: The Power of RetroGrip Decking Inserts

After enduring relentless rain in the UK, many homeowners are facing a common issue – slippery and unsafe decking. The increased moisture poses a significant risk, especially for outdoor spaces that lack proper traction. Fortunately, there’s a solution that not only enhances safety but also adds a touch of style to your deck – RetroGrip

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Enhancing Safety and Style: The Advantages of GripDeck’s Commercial Decking Solutions

Introduction: When it comes to commercial spaces, safety and aesthetics are equally important. A well-designed and secure decking surface not only enhances the visual appeal of an outdoor area but also ensures the safety of employees, customers, and visitors. In this blog post, we will explore the advantages of GripDeck’s commercial decking solutions. With their

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The Ultimate Guide to NKT Deck Pro

The Revolutionary Invisible Decking Fastening System – NKT Deck Pro Introduction: Welcome to the ultimate guide on NKT Deck Pro, the cutting-edge invisible decking fastening system that is revolutionizing the way decks are built. In this comprehensive blog post, we will explore the features, benefits, installation process, and maintenance tips for NKT Deck Pro. Whether

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Thermally Modified Ash Decking

Introducing Thermally modified Ash decking, the epitome of elegance and durability, brought to you by GripDeck. Transform your outdoor living space into a stunning oasis with this exceptional decking material, carefully crafted to provide a luxurious and long-lasting solution for your decking needs. Thermally modified Ash, renowned for its natural beauty and strength, is a

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Enhancing Safety of Decking

Exploring the Slip-Resistant Features of GripDeck Timber Decking Introduction: A well-designed outdoor deck not only adds beauty and functionality to your space but also prioritizes safety. One essential factor to consider when choosing decking materials is slip resistance. In this blog post, we delve into the slip-resistant features of GripDeck timber decking. GripDeck is renowned

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Understanding the Causes of Slippery Decking

Understanding the causes of slippery timber decking: A Comprehensive Guide Introduction: Timber decking has long been a popular choice for outdoor spaces due to its natural beauty and durability. However, one common issue that homeowners face is the decking becoming slippery, posing potential safety hazards. In this blog post, we will delve into the reasons

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Hardwood vs. Softwood Decking: Exploring the Key Differences

Hardwood vs. Softwood Decking: Exploring the Key Differences Introduction: When it comes to building a beautiful and durable deck, the choice of decking material plays a vital role. Two popular options often considered are hardwood and softwood decking. Both offer unique characteristics, advantages, and considerations. In this blog post, we will delve into the key

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GripDeck Softwood Decking: A Premium Solution for Ocean Village Gibraltar

Introduction: Ocean Village is a prestigious waterfront development located in Gibraltar, offering luxury apartments, bars, restaurants, and a marina. With its stunning location and high-end amenities, it’s no surprise that the developers chose to use GripDeck Softwood Decking in many of its outdoor areas. In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of using GripDeck

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Yellow Balau: The Perfect Timber Decking Material

If you’re looking for a durable, beautiful, and low-maintenance timber decking material, then Yellow Balau decking is an excellent option. Yellow Balau, also known as Shorea laevis or Balau, is a tropical hardwood that originates from Southeast Asia. In this article, we’ll discuss why yellow Balau is an ideal timber decking material, including its properties,

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Non Slip Safety Matting

AKO Safety Matting: The Ultimate Solution for Workplace Safety Ensuring the safety of your employees should be a top priority for any business owner. From slips and falls to electrical hazards, there are countless ways in which accidents can occur in the workplace. That’s where AKO Safety Matting comes in – it’s the ultimate solution

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What Causes Slippery Decking

Timber decking is a popular choice for outdoor spaces due to its natural aesthetic and durability. However, one of the most common complaints about timber decking is that it can become slippery when wet. This can pose a safety hazard for those using the deck, especially for children and the elderly. In this blog post,

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Enhanced Grip Decking

Enhanced Grip Decking: The Benefits of Slip-Resistant Decking Decks are a popular feature of many homes, providing an outdoor space for relaxing, entertaining, and enjoying nature. However, decks can also be dangerous if they are not properly maintained and made slip-resistant. Enhanced grip decking is a solution that can provide a safer, more enjoyable outdoor

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COP26

COP26 and Timbers Role in Climate Change You have probably heard about COP26 and wondered what it is about. It is a conference of governments which have signed the UN Framework Convention of Climate Change. They meet once a year and discuss how to work together; addressing climate change. COP26 was held in Glasgow, this

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Looking after your timber decking in winter

Timber decking in the winter months With the cooler months now upon us, it is important to keep your decking inviting and in prime condition. During the autumn season it is ever more important to maintain your deck due to the shortly approaching wet and frosted days, that may bring a slippery and faded feel

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Decking Options Explained

What type of decking is best for me? With the recent increase of availability of different types of timber decking and composite decking, weighing up the pros and cons of each type of decking  options can be beneficial prior to making any purchasing decisions. Softwood Timber Decking Our softwood decking is made from Vths Grade European

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update During these difficult times we have had to make some changes to the way we currently operate. GripDeck is still open to dispatch stock orders when available and to provide advice and quotes to our customers.  We are operating with the minimum amount of staff so please be patient and we will get back

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Decking for Schools

Anti Slip Decking for Schools GripDeck have recently completed work with PepsiCo International, One Leicester and Shenton Primary School to improve the playground area for its 400 children.  GripDeck’s part was to provide a non slip decking area within the school playground. The decking area is on two levels and includes a non slip decking

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Christmas Closing

Christmas Closing times 2019 We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support over the last 12 months and to wish all of our customers, past, present and future a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We close on Friday 20th December and reopen on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

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GripDeck Joins Barbour

GripDeck now on Barbour Product Search GripDeck have recently registered with Barbour Product Search. Barbour Product Search is an interactive, online building product search platform for the construction sector that enables specifiers to source products and manufacturers. We will be constantly updating our pages and will be adding information regarding our new products.  We are showcasing

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The History of GripDeck

20 years of Grip Decking manufacturing Our managing director Mike Sant has been in the anti-slip industry for as long as he can remember. In his younger days Mike worked producing ACME Panels, before branching out to set up his own business.  In 2000 GripDeck was established.  GripDeck’s roots started as a manufacturer of non-slip flooring

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GripDeck® Inserts – Specify the Best

9 Good Reasons to Specify GripDeck® Anti-Slip Technology  1. The Original and The Best – GripDeck® engineers designed the original anti-slip decking inserts over 20 years ago and have been improving its design and production ever since. Don’t risk installing a cheaper GripDeck® copy, your clients won’t thank you.  2. Our 10 Year GripDeck® Anti Slip

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GripDeck News – June

Summer is finally here This week it looks like summer has finally arrived in Essex!!  As a nation we love spending time in our gardens, whether that is relaxing with a cool drink, entertaining friends and family, playing with the children, gardening or tending to our vegetable plots.  We all love the long summer days.  So now

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Best of Houzz 2019

GripDeck Limited of Colchester  Awarded Best Of Houzz 2019 Awarded by the community of over 40 million monthly users, annual BOH badge highlights home renovation & design professionals with Top ratings and most popular home designs Colchester, United Kingdom, January 24th, 2019– GripDeck Limitedof Colchester,Essexhas won “Best Of  Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design.

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New Year, New Deck

New Year, New Deck Whether you’ve already got decking at your property, or you are considering transforming your outdoor space, investing in new decking brings plenty of benefits. Decking is an excellent way to experience the beautiful outdoors whilst still enjoying the stability and safety that infrastructure offers, and it’s also ideal if you plan

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Accessible outdoor spaces

Making your space more accessible to everyone  Outdoor decking is a favourite with homeowners and businesses alike for its wide range of applications and its ability to transform an outdoor spaces. Empty back yards and lots can change from uninspiring and inhospitable places to an accommodating and fun area with the simple addition of decking. 

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Make your Decking Non Slip for Winter

Stopping the slip in the colder months. When the frost of winter starts enveloping the ground as temperatures drop, unfortunately many surfaces including decking become a lot more slippery which causes a significant health hazard. Decking should be accessible and enjoyable all year round, and safety is particularly paramount if decking is in a public

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Come see us at UK Construction week

Gripdeck will be at Timber Expo, UK Construction Week GripDeck® are heading to the Timber Expo at Birmingham NEC next week from the 9 – 11 October 2018 to showcase our anti-slip decking products Timber Expo, part of UK Construction Week, is the UK’s only dedicated timber trade show covering a wide range of timber applications.

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