Suitability of Floating Decks for Different Soil Types Floating decks, a popular decking choice in areas like Kelston and Papakura, offer flexibility and ease of installation. However, their suitability varies depending on the type of soil. Assessing Soil Types for Floating Decks Sandy or Loose Soils: Floating decks are less ideal for sandy … Continue reading Are Floating Decks Suitable For All Types of Soil?
Understanding Floating Decks Defining a Floating Deck A floating deck, a versatile and stylish addition to any outdoor space, stands distinct from traditional decks. It’s not anchored to a building, offering a freestanding platform, typically resting on blocks or piers rather than being attached to the house with ledger boards. This feature allows flexibility in … Continue reading What is a Floating Deck?
Why Deck Foundations are Fundamental Imagine sitting on a spacious deck overlooking the peaceful pastures of Clevedon, or perhaps enjoying a brunch on a sunlit terrace with views of the serene waters of Murrays Bay. Beyond the aesthetics and the allure, there’s an unsung hero that ensures your deck stands firm and durable: the … Continue reading Does Decking Need Foundations?
The Verdict on Floating Decks: Safe or Risky Business? Defining Floating Decks Floating decks, often dubbed as “freestanding decks”, differentiate themselves by not being anchored to a primary structure. These stand-alone platforms rest on a foundation, commonly deck blocks, and are placed directly on the ground. Floating Decks: The Talk of Ponsonby Within … Continue reading Are Floating Decks Safe?
Floating Decks: Can They Support a Hot Tub or Gazebo? Understanding Floating Decks Before diving into the specifics, let’s first define a floating deck. Unlike a traditional deck, which is attached to a home or building, a floating deck sits on the ground and is not anchored to any structure. Typically constructed with a … Continue reading Can a Floating Deck Support a Hot Tub or a Gazebo?
Understanding Timber’s Vulnerability From the sunny stretches of Takapuna to the suburban serenity of Henderson, Auckland’s homes often sport beautiful timber decks. However, it’s vital to weigh the pros and cons before committing to a wooden deck. Timber, while exuding warmth and natural charm, also comes with its set of disadvantages. Maintenance Commitment Timber decks … Continue reading What are the Disadvantages of Timber Decking in Auckland?