The decking and fencing blog
A family run decking and fencing company in Plymouth has been advising residents about the perils of the UK winter when it comes to wooden structures. Everybody nows that the winter in the UK can have some challenging weather conditions. In fact for contractors Quality Decking and Fencing Plymouth the autumn and winter season isnt a time for rest. just because people put their deck plans to bed until spring a new opportunity springs to life, fencing rotting and getting blown away in high winds.
Business Owner Peter Shaddock says “Just as we are winding down decking installations in Plymouth we start getting inundated with calls from people whose fencing is in a state of disrepair and they are worried its not going to last the winter”
Then there are the home owners who dont know they are in danger of their fence toppling over in high winds until it is too late.
Plymouth Fencing Contractors Give Advice on Maintenance
Obviously there is not much to be done for a fence that is old and already weakened by years of rain and wind. But if you have a strong fence there are ways in which you can help to prolong the life. It is advised that you cover the bare wood with a strong fence coating or waterproof paint. Most professional painters recommend using an acrylic latex paint on a wooden fence because it provides a good moisture barrier.
If you are in need of a new fence or want to build new decking in the off season then Plymouth Quality Decking and Fencing have a great reputation around the city. With their proven track record of 100’s of happy customers they have the experience and expertise at getting the job done in a sound and quality way. Peter Shaddock says its word of mouth and recommendations that keeps his business going strong and you only do that by producing quality work everytime, with no exceptions.
Even if its just advice on how to protect your building works over the harsh winter months then they can be contacted for deck building and fence building information using the details on this page
What Con You Do to Protect Your Decking
Remove Dirt, Leaves And Debris
It may not be all it adds up to but in due course, dirt, leaves, mud and other debris can build up on your decking and fencing. In winter, this debris allows snow and ice a better chance to build up and lock in water and moisture is not a good thing for your deck; it ccreates wood rot and other structural and integral damages. Its a simple fix to keep your wood areas clear of dirt, this will ensure you can make the wood last as long as possible.
Clean Your Deck and Get Rid of Mildew
If mildew is left to fester over the winter it can look terrible but also cause lasting damage. It is best to use the services of a power wash cleaning company to remove the unsightly mildew before it becomes a problem.lick here to edit.