How to build a timber deck

  Decking continues to be a popular option to help transform any outdoor space. Whether you want to add new areas to your garden or revitalise an old paved area, a timber deck is a perfect cost-effective solution. Building a timber deck is a reasonably straightforward DIY job which tends to be a quicker and […]

Stability returns to UK timber supply chain

After a year of near record imports, the timber industry is likely to find itself entering a period of greater stability in 2022, says the Timber Trade Federation (TTF). TTF reported between January and October 2021 the volume of timber imported was 28% higher than the same period in 2020 – reaching a total of […]

What’s the difference between Green and Brown Timber?

At Hales, we offer both green and brown treated timber. However, it’s important to know the difference and which Is most suitable for your gardening project. Here is a short guide to timber colours and treatments. Green Timber: Green timber has a naturally pale, wooden colour that blends perfectly with outdoor environments with a slight […]