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30 May 2024
Wooden Sleepers in Landscape Design

Creative Uses of Wooden Sleepers in Landscape Design

When it comes to landscape design, wooden sleepers have emerged as a versatile and creative material that can transform outdoor spaces into captivating havens. These sturdy, rectangular beams were originally used as supports for railway tracks, but their rugged charm and durability have made them a popular choice among homeowners, garden enthusiasts, and landscape designers alike.

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29 Apr 2024

Maintaining Your Timber Deck: Seasonal Care Tips

Introduction to Timber Deck Maintenance

Timber decking is a beautiful and versatile addition to any outdoor space, but it requires regular maintenance to keep it looking its best and to ensure its longevity. Different seasons can have a significant impact on wood, so it’s essential to adapt your maintenance routine to the changing seasons. In this guide, we’ll take you through the process of seasonal maintenance for timber decking, emphasising the importance of regular care and the benefits it brings in terms of longevity and aesthetics.

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26 Mar 2024
wood timber

A Beginner’s Guide to Installing Timber Fencing

When it comes to installing timber fencing, you’re not just putting up a barrier. You’re creating a beautiful boundary that adds charm and security to your property. This beginner’s guide will help you through the process of setting up your timber fence, making it a straightforward and rewarding project. Enhancing your property with the natural beauty of timber fencing is a rewarding endeavour. By following this beginner’s guide to installing timber fencing, you can create a functional and aesthetically pleasing boundary that adds value and character to your space. Get ready to transform your property with the timeless elegance of timber fencing.

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28 Jan 2024
Linnell Bros Composite Prime HD Deck

Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Garden Decking Material

Gardens tend to add a wonderful aesthetic to the overall visual appeal of the house. Some people are extremely passionate about gardening, so much so that they create entire kitchen gardens. Some tend to do it for the extra oxygen while others just for the joy of doing it. Needless to say, the outcome of the process is extremely beautiful, however the process is tedious. People passionate about gardening tend to go to great lengths to make sure their plants are safe and well looked after. This means that they need to make a lot of tough choices, from fertilizers to layouts, designs and so on. But one of the toughest ones remains to be the garden decking material. 

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20 Dec 2023
Linnell Bros Timber for fence

Reasons to Have a Timber Fence

When it comes to fencing options, the timeless aspects of timber stand out, offering a perfect blend of natural beauty and practical utility. In this blog, we’ll explore seven compelling reasons why investing in a timber fence could be the best decision for enhancing your property.

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27 Nov 2023

7 Tips to Protect Your Deck from Termite Infestation

How To Protect A Timber Deck From Termites?

Your deck is an essential part of your outdoor living space, but it’s not immune to the threat of termite infestations. Termites can silently wreak havoc on your deck’s structural integrity, leading to costly repairs. We’ll help you understand the risks, identify signs of termite damage, and provide seven essential tips to protect your deck from termite infestation.

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02 Oct 2023
Garden sleepers

Top 7 Ideas for Using Sleepers in Your Garden

When it comes to garden landscaping, sleepers can be your secret weapon. These versatile wooden elements offer a world of creative possibilities to transform your outdoor space. Whether you’re a gardening enthusiast, a DIY gardener, or simply looking to enhance your garden’s aesthetics, we’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ll explore the top seven ideas for using sleepers in your garden, from raised garden beds to decorative accents. Let’s dive in!

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29 Sep 2023
Broken fence that needs replacing

Signs You Need a New Wooden Fence: When to Replace Your Fence?

As a homeowner or property manager, your wooden fence serves as more than just a boundary marker; it’s an essential part of your property’s aesthetics, security, and functionality. Over time, even the most well-maintained wooden fences can show signs of wear and tear. The question is, when is it time to replace your wooden fence? In this guide, we’ll walk you through the key indicators that suggest it’s time to invest in a new wooden fence. Discover how recognizing these signs can enhance safety and aesthetics while adding value to your property.

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31 Aug 2023
Linnell Bros Closeboard Fencing

How to Install Closeboard Fencing: A Step-by-Step Guide

When it comes to enhancing your property’s privacy and security, closeboard fencing is a popular and practical option. This comprehensive guide will walk you through the step-by-step process of installing closeboard fencing, equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to complete the project successfully. Whether you’re a seasoned DIY enthusiast or a homeowner eager to take on a new challenge, follow these instructions to create a study and professional-looking close board fence for your property.

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31 Jul 2023
Installing Composite decking

Benefits of Having Composite Decking

Over the past few years composite decking has become a huge hit in any landscaping task. It looks amazing, is really flexible with design and has a whole host of practical benefits too. 

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30 Jun 2023
Stacks of timber supplies

Why is Timber the Best Building Material?

Choosing the right building material is crucial for any construction project, as it will determine the durability, energy efficiency, and overall sustainability of the structure. When it comes to choosing a suitable material, timber stands out as one of the best choices. Timber has been used for centuries in construction, and its popularity is still growing, but with so many other options, why choose timber suppliesRead more

30 May 2023
Wet and dirty composite decking with leaves and some dirt

How to Clean Dirty Composite Decking?

Composite decking is a popular choice for homeowners because of its durability, low maintenance, and clean aesthetic appeal. Made from a combination of wood fibres and recycled plastic, composite decking has several advantages over traditional wood decking, including resistance to rot, insects and warping, but like any outdoor surface, it will get dirty over time. Read more

28 Apr 2023
Dark bespoke wooden gates

The Advantage of Having Bespoke Wooden Gates

Wooden gates are a great way to add both beauty and security to your home. They can be used to enclose your garden, driveway, or patio, and they can be customised to fit your specific needs. If you’re considering getting wooden gates, let’s take a look at the many benefits of choosing bespoke gates for your home.Read more

31 Mar 2023
white horse in a paddock with white wooden fence

Guide to Farm Fencing – Which is Best?

When it comes to choosing the best farm fencing, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The right fence for your farm will depend on numerous factors.


In this guide, we’ll discuss these factors in more detail to help you make an informed decision on the best fencing option for your farm. Whether you’re looking for cost-effective fence panels or maximum security for your livestock, we’ve got you covered.

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28 Feb 2023
Painting the fence

How to Best Maintain a Wooden Fence?

Wood is still the go-to material when it comes to fencing, but in order for your fences to last, they will require some maintenance. To ensure your wooden fence is looking its best and lasts for as long as possible, we recommend completing regular maintenance on your fence at least once a year. Depending on the type of wood and weather conditions where you live though, you may need to do more frequent maintenance.


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30 Jan 2023
Furnished outdoor terrace with composite decking boards

Pros & Cons of Having Composite Decking

When planning how to create the perfect outdoor space, decking is often one of the first things people consider. With composite decking, it’s easy to achieve a stunning oasis in your garden that won’t require regular maintenance. The blend of wood fibre and plastic makes composite decking boards durable, low-maintenance and slip-resistant. But it’s important to understand the pros and cons of composite decking before you decide on this option for your home.


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19 Dec 2022
New timber fencing at garden of house

The Top Benefits of Timber Fencing

Timber fencing has been a popular choice for homeowners looking to protect their property and enhance its aesthetic appeal. It can provide an extra layer of security, as well as a stylish visual element that complements the existing landscaping and architecture of the area. With its natural appearance and long-lasting durability, timber fencing is a great option for anyone looking to make their home more secure and attractive.

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30 Nov 2022
Protecting Decking with Decking Oil

Top Tips To Protect Your Decking From Termites

There is nothing worse for your wooden decking than the realisation that you have a termite infestation! The addition of outside decking can add curb appeal to your property, increasing its value, not only this, but it can improve the way you feel about your home and provide a wonderful space for entertaining guests, and relaxing during a warm summer’s evening. Unfortunately, termites can ruin all of these possibilities once they start eating away at the wood.

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08 Oct 2022
A garden fence surrounding garden

What Type of Garden Fence is Best For Your Garden?

From your idyllic picket fence to a more functional security feature, there are more considerations when choosing your fence than you might originally think when picking the right design. You need to consider certain requirements such as how high the fence needs to be, what its function is and what style suits your garden best. 

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17 Jul 2022
Linnell Bros Mill

More about our Mill

What we can do

Our Mill and Treatment facilities are the two hearts of our business and what make it such a success. They enable us to produce and manufacture a range of timber supplies from standard blanks, quickly and to individual specification.

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26 May 2022
Linnell Bros Garden Furniture

Get your garden Jubilee ready ??

Garden Furniture for the Jubilee

Ensure your garden is ready for outdoor entertaining this Jubilee weekend. We stock a selection of versatile Swedish Redwood garden furniture (which have been rigorously tested) including an A-frame picnic bench, classic bench and round table and bench seat. All our sustainably sourced and pre-treated in green.

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27 Apr 2022
Linnell Bros Decking Defined

Decking Defined

Refresh your garden ready for summer with a smart new outside area. Decking can be used to create a special space for socialising, whether by the pool or as a bridge between indoors and outdoors. It can also make productive use of under-used garden areas which are sloped or un-even.

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12 Apr 2022
James Linnell Easter Top Five

James’ Easter Top Five

Be inspired by James’ Easter Top Five and make the most of your outdoor space this bank holiday weekend, as well as ensuring that the chickens are fed!

1. Softwood Decking

One of the most popular DIY projects over the Easter weekend is installing decking in your outdoor space. Softwood decking is cost effective and exceptionally easy to install. Decking can bridge between the indoors and outdoors and can also make productive use of under-used garden areas. Please click here for stock and sizes.

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07 Mar 2022
Annie Linnell

A woman in a man’s world

For International Women’s Day, Roger’s daughter, Annie Linnell gives us an insight into joining the family business and the impact of being a woman in a male dominated industry.


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03 Mar 2022

Future-proof your garden with DuraPost fencing systems

As we look to a more sustainable future, DuraPost and other timber alternatives are becoming ever more popular. DuraPost is a complete fencing system of steel fence posts and caps, corner posts, gravel boards and capping rails, and can be used with virtually any type of fencing. It is made in the UK from engineered galvanised steel and it is 100% recyclable at end-of-life. Unlike traditional fence posts, DuraPost will not rot, warp or crack and is maintenance free.

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13 Feb 2022
Linnell Bros New Website

Our New Website

After many delays, distractions and deviations, we are proud to launch our new website showcasing Linnell Bros. We are particularly pleased with our new brand video which was masterfully shot and produced by the talented team from local business Ablinq.

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