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    • By thelakes19 12th Oct 18, 7:48 PM
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    Garden Decking 12th Oct 18 at 7:48 PM
    What is the best type of decking please folks, any recommendations?
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    What is the best type of decking please folks, any recommendations?
    Originally posted by thelakes19
    Natural stone.
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    That's what I got this year after ripping decking out constant yearly maintenance even then it never looked good for long


    I went for Indian sandstone and its got a sealer on it



    Natural stone.
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    That's what I got this year after ripping decking out constant yearly maintenance even then it never looked good for long


    I went for Indian sandstone and its got a sealer on it
    Originally posted by savemoney
    Not wanting to hijack the thread, but may I ask what sealer you used? We had Indian sandstone laid this year and despite asking the landscapers several times what is best to seal it with, I've had no response.
    Feb 2015 NSD Challenge 8/12
    JAN NSD 11/16


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    What is the best type of decking?
    Originally posted by thelakes19
    Probably the recycled plastic stuff. At least that is being environmentally useful



    Most wooden decking needs frequent maintenance or it becomes unsightly and/or lethally slippery. When I had some, I had to cover it with rabbit netting before it injured someone.
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    What is the best type of decking please folks, any recommendations?
    Originally posted by thelakes19
    None at all.

    Pain to maintain and slippery in the winter.
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