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  • WADE BUILDING SUPPLIES | CREATE OUTDOOR SPACE FOR RELAXATION LADY ON DECKING WITH FURNITURE READING
    March 23, 2022

    12 Outdoor Space Tips

    The Spring Equinox has passed, and we will be moving our Clocks forward by One Hour on Sunday 27th March 2022, and we are seeing the first Glimpses of Spring across the UK.

    As the Light changes, our Traditions remain the same here in the UK.

    Spring Cleaning our Homes, the Smell of Barbecues firing Up, and giving our Outdoor Spaces a Refresh.

    Those lucky enough to have their own Garden love to create Outdoor Living spaces.

    Our Hospitality Venues, including Cafes, Pubs and Restaurants, create some Fabulous Outdoor Dining Areas for Customers to spend Time either Socialising or Working through the Warmer Months.

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  • WADE BUILDING SUPPLIES | PERSON CLEANING WOODEN DECKING WEARING GREEN WELLINGTON BOOTS
    September 9, 2021

    Winter is Coming! | Get your Wood Deck & Sleepers Ready During Autumn

    What about Softwood Railway Sleepers

    If you are lucky enough to have or are planning to install Green Treated Sleepers or Brown Treated Railway Sleepers, it will be a good idea to prepare your Garden Sleepers for the Winter.

    The level of care required for your Sleepers is dependent on whether you Railway Sleepers Treated or Untreated.

    Treated Sleepers will typically be either Green or Brown.

    Green Treated Sleepers tend to be Tanalised.

    Tanalised Green Treatment is a deep tanalisation into the Timber Cells.

    Green Railway Sleepers have a Green Tinge, which over time will turn a Light Brown and then a Silvery Grey if they are not Painted.

    Brown Railway Sleepers are typically Pressure Treated with Tanalith pressure injected into the Timber.

    A treated Garden Sleeper will typically have a LifeSpan of 8-12 Years. However, with some straightforward care, you can increase the Life Span of your Sleeper.

    During Autumn, we would recommend cleaning any dirty Sleepers using a hose and a light cleaning solution.

    Rinse away any Solution with Clean Water and ensure your Railway Sleepers are free from mould or algae.

    After giving your Railway Sleepers a scrub and once free from Algae and mould, check for any signs of Rot.

    If you do find some rot, use a wet rot wood hardener on the affected areas of your garden sleeper.

    If you want to retain your Garden Sleepers Natural Colour, use wood preservatives such as a clear deck oil that contains UV filters.

    Alternatively, use a Coloured wood protector adding two or three coats for extra protection.

    Finally, if you have cut your Treated Sleeper, add an extra layer of Treatment to the Sawn Area.

    Autumn Time is fantastic for Laying Sleepers.

    In particular, using Wooden Sleepers for Raised Beds are very popular during the Autumn months, as the Soil and the Raised Bed will be ready for use come the following Spring.

    For Sleeper Best Prices, consider a Value Pack - Click here for both Green Railway Sleepers and Brown Railway Sleeper Packs.

    If you require a Larger Pallet Pack of Sleepers, don't hesitate to contact us here for Prices and Free Delivery.

     

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  • WADE BUILDING SUPPLIES | GARDEN WITH WOODEN DECKING ACROSS HALF OF GARDEN
    August 27, 2021

    Timber Decking Myths | Exposed!

    We are huge fans of a Timber Deck, So we felt it was essential to bust some of the Decking Myths out there.

    So, what are we looking at here? Specifically, Timber Decking, as opposed to Composite Decking.

    Not only are we going to Debunk some of the Decking myths floating around the internet, but You will also get some Great Ideas for Natural Timber Decks and how to get the most from them.

    wade building supplies | timber deck boards

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