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Spectacular Dream Decks

What makes a deck spectacular? One common element with all stunning decks is that they are customized to suit the architectural style of the home.

Have your Deck Designed

Getting the deck of your dreams starts with designing the deck of your dreams.

  • You can design the deck yourself.
  • You can have a designer or architect design your deck for you.
  • You can get a design from a building supplier. Several major suppliers have an in-store program for this.
  • Or, you can have one of your deck building contractors design the deck for you.

In order to properly plan your deck in Parker you need to consider how it will be used.

Ask yourself:

What will I use the deck for? Will it be used for entertaining, eating, children playing, barbecuing, working/reading, sunning, pool parties?

How often will it be used? Will it be used daily, primarily on weekends, or just for entertaining? This answer will help you to budget high priority items.

How many will be using the deck? What is the size of your household? How big will the groups be that you entertain? This will help in determining the size.

What features would I like to include? Do you want room for a patio table, a outdoor living room, a barbeque or outdoor kitchen, planters, lighting, speakers, built-in hot tub or pool, a screened-in area or gazebo? This will help in planning the layout.

What material would I like to use? Pressure treated lumber, Cedar or other wood, composite decking, fiberglass, aluminum, vinyl or possibly steel. Do your research and then weigh the pros and cons of different material options relative to your climate, your budget, the design of your home and the level of maintenance you’re comfortable with.

What kind of railing would I like to have? Wood, composite, glass, vinyl, wrought iron, plastic lumber? Do you need privacy screening? There may be part of your view you want to keep and part that you would like to block.

Get a Permit

In most cases you will likely need a permit from the city for your deck. Go to your local building department for building code requirements and permits.

Your Deck’s Foundation

It is important that your deck has a solid foundation and has proper footings and supports. Professional deck builders will have the expertise to construct your deck’s foundation in accord with your local climate and building code. A deck’s substructure is generally made from kiln dried pressure treated lumber.

Hire Professional Deck Builders

A great deck is a good investment. It’s a capital improvement that will contribute to your family’s enjoyment and, when done properly, will increase the value and appeal of your home. You need to get a quality product. To achieve this hire Deck Builders Parker that are professional carpenters. They can help you get estimates from qualified deck builders in your area.

So, whether your deck project will include a high deck, a low deck or a multi-level deck, wood or composite decking material, an open sun deck, a covered deck or enclosed deck, planters or benches, railings, stairs, steps, trellis, arbors, a gazebos, lanai or cabana, a stereo system, a built-in barbeque, a bar and/or patio set area, outdoor lighting, a pool, a hot tub or a spa…deck contractors can help you get it done right!

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