The most cost effective way to your dream timber deck? Choose the correct timber.

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The most cost effective way to your dream timber deck?

Choose the correct timber.

Designing and proposing a decking structure for a public place is a privileged task. Tell everyone what you have designed and they will look, show them where it is and they will seek it out. The success of a project is 5 to 10 years down the road; does it still look as it did? Is it still functional?

The flowing lines, the symmetry ...

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Outdoor Decks- Factors to consider

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Outdoor decks? When you think of an outdoor living space, you generally think about landed properties with huge gardens and backyards. Dogs run back and forth on the lawn and kids run through sprinklers.

But when it comes to the versatility Hongye offers with our outdoor timber decking materials, you can enjoy a wonderful outdoor living space even in your little home & balcony.

 

In Singapore, these kinds of outdoor living spaces are found mostly on balconies and rooftops. ...

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Hongye introduces Heveatech to our timber products

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Heveatech is innovated with a mission to be the most environmental friendly wood product. With Heveatech advanced proprietary technology, Heveatech is far more superior than other wood products in terms of performance and durability.

Heveatech deck boards

Hevea wood, with high density grain and characteristics like Teak, whitish yellow when freshly cut and seasons to light brown have easy machining and working qualities.

 

[1] Eco-friendly, ...

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Deck collapse victim builds housing app to help other students

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A woman who was injured in the collapse of a south-end deck is turning her experience into a tool for other students. Amanda Lenko’s Nova Scotia College of Art and Design class is working on an app that could warn other students about poorly maintained properties. Lenko was one of six students who were hurt in a three-storey fall from a broken balcony in September. Lenko said the incident heightened her awareness of design and building maintenance. “I just pay ...

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Deck the halls with boughs of holly.. then varnish it!

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Deck the halls with boughs of holly, or…. Deck it with timber, solid wood timber. 😉

Merry Christmas and a Happy new year to all our customers!

It’s too warm in singapore for us to light up a fire and roast some chestnuts, but, we could still enjoy some of the cooling weather by our balcony deck with the warm looking timber and envision a snowier Christmas.

Now as we get our homes ready for the new year, here’s 3 things you must make ...

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Decking in small spaces

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Small gardens can really benefit from cleverly planned and installed decking. If there is limited space or you are just looking for a low maintenance option, decking is a great solution. When installed well, decking can create the illusion of space and add interest to an otherwise empty garden. 

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Attention can be diverted away from areas lacking in space by using narrow bands of wood. These draw the eye away and make the area appear longer than it really is. Decks ...

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To Deck or not to Deck?

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With reality TV gardening there came a time when it seemed every back garden had to be decked in some form or other and also had to be laid in just one hour!

But decking has been used for many years in various ways in Scandinavia and America to such effect that to use it a quick fix does not do the product justice.

Having decking can extend a living place outdoors, allow the outside to come in and the relative inexpensive ...

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What’s with the gaps between the deck?

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What is the best gap between decking boards – and are there even tables for this relative to species and board width?

We often have questions or requests from customer stating that gaps between the their timber deck. Some times more difficult customers even insists that we leave gaps much smaller or even no gaps between the deck board against our advice when we begin our deck installation.

“I want no gap between the boards” or,
“I want a 2mm gap between ...

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Do you see the same trend coming to singapore? Growing Decking demands

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US demand for decking is forecast to rise 2.4 percent per year through 2018 to 3.5 billion lineal feet, valued at $6.5 billion. Demand will rebound from the lackluster performance during the 2008-2013 period, when contraction in new housing construction caused a sharp drop in new deck installation and a less favorable lending environment caused homeowners to put off or cancel deck renovation projects. Through 2018, decking demand will be spurred by rebounding residential building construction activity and continuing interest in ...

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Pressure-Treated Wood – The popular choice for decks

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Pressure-Treated Wood – The popular choice for decks

Despite the ongoing use of some naturally durable species of wood and the emergence of several types of artificial wood, the overwhelmingly chosen material for decks is pressure-treated wood.

Treated wood, sold in nearly every lumber outlet in North America, is favored for a variety of reasons: it has a natural appearance, its resistance to termites and rot is well established, wood is a plentiful and renewable resource, and treated wood is usually the ...

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