Decking - DIY vs Installation Service When choosing where to purchase PVC decking for your garden you basically have two options - you can Do It Yourself, or you can ask someone to Do It For Me (or what we like to call 'Do It FOR Yourself'!) You can try find a PVC [...]
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With Spring just around the corner, you may be thinking its time to redesign your garden. Here at Fitrite we are here to help to you get up to speed on the latest decking trends so that you can create something unique. Read on to find out more. COLOUR OPTIONS 2018 saw grey [...]
Ever wondered what we do during a deck installation? It's not just a simple case of putting some wood on the floor, there's a lot of work that goes into creating the perfect outdoor space. Deck removal, groundwork, subframe preparation and installation, post building and the meticulous placing of the fasteners and clamps often [...]
Deck restoration vs deck replacement The rails jiggle, the nails are popping, and my mum just limped in with a splinter. Choosing whether to replace your deck or restore can seem like a hard decision. Highlighted below are some key things to consider before deciding. Deck Restoration The quick fix to [...]
In our previous blog post we went over the deck design process with Arran, our Sales Manager. In this post we talk about balustrades and lighting. So Arran, can you tell us about balustrades – stuff that you won’t find on the website! Lots of people like to add balustrades [...]
Some of our customers have an incredibly detailed idea of what they want from their outdoor space. But for those customers who don’t, we’ve got some fantastic advice from Arran – our Sales Manager – on creating the perfect deck. If you ever wondered what it’s going to be like when one of the [...]
Wood vs Composite vs PVCu Decking Choosing the correct material for your outdoor decking can be a hard decision between the three main options available. Here we break down the pros and cons of each. Wooden Decking Wooden decking is a quick problem solver to your garden and can [...]
De-weed the jungle If your garden is looking like a film set from the jungle book then it's time to get de-weeding! Pull out dead flowers and twigs, mow the overgrown patches and sweep up any unsightly mould and leaves gathered. If you've got a Fitrite deck already, it'll just need a quick wash to [...]
The IP67 Specification Easy Connect outdoor garden lighting system comes with many advanced specifications, but the one that has everyone talking is the IP67 waterproof garden lighting capability. Here’s everything you need to know… The International Protection Rating, sometimes also interpreted as Ingress Protection Rating consists of the letters IP followed by two digits [...]
The Globe Light is part of the EasyConnect Post Light Series, available from Fitrite; Globe light is supplied with the post cap fitted, complete with an E27 bulb. The EasyConnect Globe light fits onto the Fitrite posts, and can be used in conjunction with the rest of the EasyConnect garden light range. This will [...]