1.1. Which timber should I choose for my deck?
This is often a personal preference, based on factors such as appearance and cost. We provide a choice of timbers – Thermopine or Vertical Grain SILA. All provide a long-lasting and beautiful timber deck. We have created a comparison guide to ensure you are able to easily decide which timber best suits your needs.
1.2. How can I calculate how much decking I will need?
1.3. At what stage of the project should the deck be fitted?
1.4. Which other products are recommended to complete the Russwood decking system?
2.1. Once the decking has been delivered, how should it be stored?
2.2. What should the moisture content of the decking be immediately prior to installation?
3.1. How far apart should the joists be positioned?
3.2. Is pre-drilling required?
3.3. What should be used to affix the decking to the joists?
3.3.1. What is likely to happen if stainless steel screws are not used?
Unsightly corrosive stains will occur when non-stainless steel fittings are used on naturally durable timbers. Stainless steel fixings must be used as it is not always possible to remove such stains.