Your building's exterior sets the tone for its overall aesthetic and leaves a lasting impression. While traditional cladding materials like wood and brick have long been popular choices, composite cladding has emerged as a versatile and durable alternative that offers a wide range of design possibilities. In this blog post, we'll explore how you can enhance your building's exterior with composite cladding, providing design ideas and inspiration to elevate its curb appeal.

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FencePlus Composite Fencing

Your property's perimeter is not just a boundary; it's a statement of security, style, and functionality. As we step into 2024, UK homeowners are increasingly turning to composite fence panels to fulfill these needs. With a blend of innovation, durability, and aesthetics, composite fencing offers a range of benefits that make it a smart choice for property owners. In this blog post, we'll explore five compelling reasons to choose composite fence panels for your property this year.

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Many UK homeowners have added decks, patios, lighting and flower beds to their outdoor spaces in order to help them get through lockdown - that's according to a recent survey conducted by DeckPlus.

The survey, which received 400 responses, asked: Have you added any of the following to your garden because of the coronavirus lockdown measures? Respondents were given 16 options and allowed to tick any number of answers (including none at all).

Infographic: what have you added to your garden in response to Covid lockdown measures?

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garden party

Lockdown has been challenging for people up and down the country, but now, we are in a transitionary phase where restrictions are easing. With that in mind, more and more people are heading into their gardens to see their loved ones. The conditions are perfect, sunshine, fresh air and plenty of space to maintain social distancing.

But how many people can you have in your garden at once? Can you get the whole family round? Well, the guidelines differ depending on where you are in the UK. The restrictions in England look slightly different from those in Scotland and Wales for example.

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Back garden with decking

A lot of people have been stuck at home recently in accordance with the government's coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown rules. Those of us with gardens are still free to enjoy them - as long as we remain at least 2 metres from members of other households - but for the many people who don't have an outdoor space of their own, the past few months have been trying to say the least.

Not surprisingly, the lockdown blues appear to have prompted a significant shift in the UK's house-hunting priorities. New research from Rightmove suggests that gardens have become a key selling point - sellers are now being urged to show off their outdoor spaces in photos of their properties, while buyers are displaying an increased willingness to live away from city centres in return for a decent-sized garden.

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