The finest foundations for your new hot tub

The country is continuing to embrace the trend for outdoor entertainment – a fact demonstrated by hot tubs, pools, spas and saunas selling out across the country! It stands to reason that if you have recently invested in a hot tub or spa, you’ll want to give...

Millboard | 29/05/2020

Make your deck a cut above the rest

British Summer Time has got off to a cracking start (weather-wise that is), and it’s therefore no surprise that the nation has gone gardening mad. Now’s a great time to create your dream deck, and with a new innovation from Millboard, you can dream big. Earlier this...

Subframe | 14/05/2020

CPD points for those working from home: a message to design professionals

We recently received news that Clerkenwell Design Week has been postponed until July, and that’s the latest in a line of cancelled conferences and exhibitions for architects and landscapers. It’s very important that we all recognise the advice provided by the Government, but, of course, these unusual...

Advice & Inspiration | 06/04/2020

Introducing DuoSpan and DuoLift: engineered for strength and design versatility

Millboard is thrilled to announce the arrival of two brand-new, frustration-solving products! Inspired by conversations with clients, installers and designers, our team set themselves the brief of creating a superior landscape construction frame and supporting cradle system. We believe that the result is the most comprehensive solution...

Subframe | 02/04/2020

Style watch: painted interior floors

The team at Millboard live and breathe home and outdoor style trends, and we’ve all been impressed recently with the pictures of painted interior floors circulating online. We can certainly see the appeal of updating internal floors easily and quickly with a lick of paint! Painted floors...

Advice & Inspiration | 26/03/2020

Millboard decking, the natural choice for biophilic design

If you are involved in architecture or landscaping, it’s almost certain that you will have heard the words ‘biophilic design’ at some point over the past couple of years. Biophilia is a design concept that embraces natural colours, textures and finishes. This approach creates appealing and relaxing spaces,...

Advice & Inspiration | 17/02/2020

Attention homeowners!

YOPA recently announced that homeowners can add value to their homes by landscaping their gardens. The estate agent’s report revealed that a well-landscaped garden can add a substantial 20% to the sale value of a property– a lift of £60k on the average UK house price. The...

Advice & Inspiration | 11/11/2019

Millboard launches educational hub for architects and landscapers!

Millboard is thrilled to announce the launch of our brand-new informative resource for professional landscapers, architects, interior designers and master builders! Visitors can browse for inspiration, catch up on the latest regulatory news and even pick up CPD points from the comfort of their desks. Six months...

Millboard | 25/10/2019

A brief look at 20th Century Garden Design

Garden design is a fascinating area of culture and personal expression. From the Edwardian period to the end of the 20th Century, the British have worked and reworked their outdoor spaces to display wealth, create areas for relaxation or, quite simply, to grow food. The 20th century...

Advice & Inspiration | 26/09/2019

Spring Maintenance with Millboard

The Spring Equinox has just passed us by which means we are entering a time of new growth and energy in our gardens. We can all give Mother Nature a hand at kick-starting herself by undertaking a few simple tasks in our outdoor spaces. The RHS recommends...

Advice & Inspiration | 03/04/2019

A cabin in the woods

It’s well known that Millboard is “more than just a board” and Surrey-based installer All on Deck have shown this in the creation of a wonderful Millboard-clad cabin. The customer wanted a space which aesthetically fit with the surrounding garden but would offer minimal maintenance over the...

Advice & Inspiration | 27/03/2019

Jack Nowell’s Grand Slam Garden

When Jack Nowell, England Rugby International, wanted his garden landscaping to provide a maintenance free outdoor space for his growing family, he enlisted Urban Earth SW to help him design and build the space. Being Approved Installers, Urban Earth saw the opportunity straight away to use Millboard...

Millboard | 18/01/2019

Supplier of the Year Shortlist

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the award of ‘Supplier of the Year’ by ProLandscaper at their ProLandscaper Business Awards! The category of ‘Supplier of the Year’ focused on multiple different aspects of being a supplier such as customer service and logistics, and we are...

Millboard | 11/01/2019

What is Millboard made of?

Last month, we looked at one of our most frequently asked questions, ‘what is Millboard made of?’. Following the success of that piece, we decided on a sequel: ‘How is Millboard decking made?’ It surprises many to learn that every single board of Millboard decking is produced...

Millboard | 11/01/2019

Broaden Your Terrace Design

Terraces elevate us above cities and provide us with front-row seats to stunning sunsets, beaches and forests. They are short-hand for ‘there’s something to see here’ or conversely: ‘this is the place to be seen’. Given these exclusive factors, it’s therefore surprising that one of the basic elements of...

Millboard | 07/01/2019

Christmas Garden Decorations

The festive period has come to a close and many of you will be taking down the Christmas decoartions this weekend. As you do, you’ll spot the following Christmas personality styles in the gardens of your neighbours. Which type are you? Glitzy Christmas The Christmas garden of...

Fun | 04/01/2019

Alternative Uses for Millboard

Millboard decking was brought into the market predominantly as a flooring product and we’ve been overwhelmed by the range of ways that people have used it. Landscapers and gardeners everywhere are discovering that Millboard decking’s versatility and durability makes it very suitable for seating arrangements, planters, gates...

Millboard | 03/01/2019

Safety Conscious Decking Design

Millboard’s top 3 tips for safety conscious decking design Feeling safe and comfortable is a key component of compelling outdoor design. Integrating safety features into beautiful designs encourages people to spend more time in those spaces, to ‘live life outside’ as our motto goes! If you are...

Advice & Inspiration | 28/12/2018