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Patio Heaters

Patio Heaters

  No reason not to continue to enjoy your composite deck just because the nights are getting cooler. Get one...

Sunbeds

Sunbeds

In this blog post we have combined 5 of the best sunbeds for you to use this summer. No we...

5 Best Insect Traps

5 Best Insect Traps

Let me set the scene. Its a lovely hot day in August. You have family and friends over for a...

20 Lighting Ideas For Your Outdoor Deck

20 Lighting Ideas For Your Outdoor Deck

Get the glow down of 20 lights that could be perfect for your deck here! We have compiled a list...

A Change of Name

A Change of Name

We're changing our name but everything else will stay the same.

5 Heavenly Hammocks

5 Heavenly Hammocks

We have searched the web for five fabulous hammocks that we believe are the best fit for our gorgeous composite decking.

10 Brilliant Barbecues

10 Brilliant Barbecues

Is there a better time to have a BBQ than in summer? Is there a better place to have a BBQ than on your composite decking? If the answers to the questions are no, then this is the right blog for you. Here we have compiled a list of 10 brilliant BBQs that you can use on your decking ranging from inexpensive to a bit more on the pricy side. Options for everyone!

10 Best Summer Salads

10 Best Summer Salads

Here we have compiled a list of the 10 Best Summer Salads which are perfect to sit and eat on your composite decking with friends and family, or whilst having a BBQ or whilst having a relaxing lunch.

Circles or curves? No problem at all

Circles or curves? No problem at all

Curved decking? Round decking? Square decking with a round hole? It is possible. A customer has sent us pictures of their project which includes curves and circles, and guess what? It looks fabulous!

10 Activities to do on Your Deck

10 Activities to do on Your Deck

10 activities that are perfect to do on your composite decking!

10 Games You Can Play on Your Deck

10 Games You Can Play on Your Deck

10 games perfect to play on composite decking and ideal for keeping kids and adults alike occupied!

Go Decking goes Greenr

Go Decking goes Greenr

We are very excited to have teamed up with Greenr to give you the option to further offset the carbon footprint of your purchase. Find out more.

How much is Composite Decking vs Wood?

How much is Composite Decking vs Wood?

We are often asked if composite decking is really worth the extra cost? There's no hiding from the fact that the initial installation will cost more - WPC boards are more expensive to buy than timber. But is that the whole story? We took a look at the REAL costs involved. 

How to Install Go Decking's Composite Decking Boards

How to Install Go Decking's Composite Decking Boards

Now comes the fun part! With a well-built base and the right tools (and favourable weather) your new deck could...

Why 'Wood' You?

Why 'Wood' You?

A tongue-in-cheek look at timber vs composite decking maintenance.