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Keep up to date with the latest news and updates from Somerlap, plus get garden tips and advice from our knowledgable team.

How to tell if your shed needs replacing

How to tell if your shed needs replacing

Well cared for, good quality sheds are fairly robust, so should not need replacing with any frequency. Small issues – such as torn roof felt – can easily be repaired,...

5 of the best playhouses for children

5 of the best playhouses for children

A garden playhouse creates the ultimate play area during the summer months. Here are five of the best playhouses for keeping children entertained in the garden this summ...

How to choose and plan your summerhouse

How to choose and plan your summerhouse

The right summerhouse can provide a tranquil haven in your own garden - a peaceful place to eat, read, work or just relax. As a summerhouse can require significant inves...

How to have the perfect BBQ in your garden

How to have the perfect BBQ in your garden

The summer holidays have arrived – the ideal time to make the most of the long summer days and have a BBQ in the garden. Ensure yours is a success with the Somerlap g...

Great offers on wooden garden furniture

Great offers on wooden garden furniture

Is your current garden furniture looking tired? Somerlap currently have some great offers across all wooden garden furniture – from hardwood benches to pressure treated...

Finishing touches for your garden shed

Finishing touches for your garden shed

Found your ideal shed? Now it’s time to add those all important finishing touches. On your garden shed The benefit of ordering a custom-built shed is you can make it ...

Shed maintenance - looking after your garden shed

Shed maintenance - looking after your garden shed

Having invested in a quality garden shed, it is very important to look after it well to ensure a long life. If treated and maintained correctly you should be able to enjo...

25 clever uses for garden sheds

25 clever uses for garden sheds

Did you know, over a third of Britons own a shed, and the average person spends nearly a year of their lives in theirs! Here at Somerlap we love the versatility of garde...

Don’t miss out on our softwood picnic bench – now 10% off!

Don’t miss out on our softwood picnic bench – now 10% off!

With the weather looking good for the foreseeable future, there’s never been a better time to invest in a quality wooden picnic bench. Ideal for any size of garden, the...

How to create a vegetable garden using a raised planter

How to create a vegetable garden using a raised planter

A raised planter provides the perfect environment to grow vegetables, they offer:Improved drainage. Because the soil is raised they provide better drainage than plan...

Looking after garden decking – cleaning, maintenance and finishing touches

Looking after garden decking – cleaning, maintenance and finishing touches

In the third of Somerlap’s decking blogs, we look at how to maintain your garden decking so that you can continue to enjoy it for years to come. Garden decking cleanin...

Quality Somerlap garden decking – great prices

Quality Somerlap garden decking – great prices

As we move into Summer thoughts turn to outdoor entertaining and lazy afternoons in the garden. Garden decking has become increasingly popular in recent years as it provi...

Decking checklist - everything you need to start laying decking

Decking checklist - everything you need to start laying decking

Getting ready to take on a decking project? Somerlap have put together a handy decking checklist.Do you have a plan?Have you designed your deck and worked out how much ma...

Somerlap bench winner announced!

Somerlap bench winner announced!

Somerlap has announced the winner of its hugely popular prize draw to win a softwood garden bench. After receiving more than 6,200 entries the company made the draw at ...

10 things to consider when planning garden decking

10 things to consider when planning garden decking

As a provider of quality decking supplies, Somerlap have been helping with decking projects for many years. Here are ten things to consider when planning garden decking.H...