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Timber Buying Guide

Timber is sustainable and versatile making it a popular choice with builders, architects and designers. It is specified in commercial and domestic applications to achieve striking effects. When purchasing timber for projects large or small,…

The restoring power of CUTEK® Restore

When exposed to the elements, timber can quickly begin to look worse for wear. Whilst decks and cladding get plenty of attention in the lead up to summer, outdoor wooden furniture is often overlooked in…

Timber oil vs stain vs varnish vs paint

There are many types of timber treatments and finishes available. Although each is different, terms such as ‘timber oil, ‘stain’ and ‘varnish’ are often used interchangeably. We examine the properties of some of these popular…

Make your deck a year-round space

During the winter months we often favour indoor spaces leaving decks and exterior areas under-utilised but there are many ways to set up your outdoor deck for year-round living. Here’s our top five! 1. Create…

Maintaining an oceanside deck

Timber decking is a common feature of oceanside homes. The level of required maintenance on an exterior deck is directly proportional to the environmental conditions. Exposure to sun, wind, salt, sand and ocean moisture can…

How to Clean Timber Deck Stains

Spring is the perfect weather for alfresco entertaining; it’s time to take pride in your timber deck. With any type of hospitality, frequent use spills and accidents are inevitable and can stain or damage your…