How To Lay Decking: A Step By Step Guide

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Learning how to lay decking is a great idea if you're a competent DIYer — it's a pretty achievable and low-risk project, and it'll save you a lot doing it yourself in comparison to hiring in a tradesperson. 

While this tutorial specifically focuses on an example using timber decking, much of the process of creating the base for the decking is the same when you have composite decking. You can then refer to the manufacturer's guide when it comes to fixing your composite decking boards.