Greg Candrick of Precision Decking Northern Beaches Sydney

Greg Candrick

Welcome to Greg Candrick’s blog.

Greg Candrick of Precision Decking has been building decks on the Northern Beaches of Sydney for the past 20 years.

Greg will regularly be sharing his decking knowledge and building experience via news, tips, hints and advice on how to make the most of your deck and outdoor entertainment areas.

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Extend your living space by adding a deck – Daily Telegraph interview

Greg Candrick of Precision Decking, Northern Beaches, was interviewed by Ben Pike of the Daily Telegraph for an article on outdoor living areas.

Extracts from the article:

The article states that extending your living space by adding a deck can be quite affordable but requires a thoughtful plan.

The key to a successful deck is that it be built on a solid foundation and be made of sturdy stuff capable of withstanding our climate. 

Most homeowners know what they want, but there is more to a deck than meets the eye. Many of the problems with decks lie with the foundations, which can be severely damaged by adverse weather conditions, rot and splitting. 

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Deck Maintenance

Now summer has gone, it is a good time to put a coat of decking oil or decking stain on your deck to protect it over winter. It is also wise to check for any rotted decking boards & rotted timber which may need repairing.

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Enhance your lifestyle.

Adding a deck to the front or rear of your house is a great way to enhance your outdoor living life style. A deck will capture your fantastic views, bush outlook or just add much needed outdoor living space.

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Time to check for rotted decking.

I have done a lot of decking quotes in the last month on the northern beaches where the old decking boards have rotted. In one case a lady went through the deck & cut her leg. It is now the time to have a good look over your deck & do maintenance where required.

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Modwood Decking – a sustainable alternative

A relatively new product on the market which is becoming very popular is Modwood Decking.

Modwood DeckingModwood Decking is a sustainable alternative to standard timber decking, which uses approximately 90% recycled or reclaimed material.

Modwood is designed not to warp, crack or splinter and is moisture and termite resistant.

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