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Every Detail in Deck Builds Matters

Decks are more than just laying floorboards down. What makes a deck well-built is its details. There’s a lot of planning and decision-making that takes place when you’re building a new deck. One of the many things you’ll need to decide on is how you’ll make your deck one of a kind. Take a look at some of these details you can include on your new deck.

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The material you choose for your deck matters. Will you go with a classic wooden deck, or do you want to modernize your deck by using composite material? No matter what material you choose, you can use it to create a unique, one-of-a-kind deck. You’ll be able to customize the material in terms of shape, color, and size. 



Every deck needs railings. There are a variety of options available. You can choose to match your railings with your deck’s floorboards, or you can incorporate railings that stand out. Some of the most common deck railing materials include:

  • Aluminum
  • Cable
  • Glass
  • Wood
  • Composite

When you sit down and talk to your deck builder, they’ll go over your options and inform you on the best railing material for your deck.



How will you see on your new deck? You don’t want the fun to end once the sun goes down. That’s why homeowners take their deck’s lighting very seriously. There are plenty of ways to light your deck, such as: 

  • Built-in lights
  • String lights
  • Post lights
  • Wall lights and sconces
  • Rail lighting

Deck lighting is not only good for keeping the fun going once it gets dark outside, but it also helps set the ambiance for all of your deck activities.


Custom Built-ins 

You also have the option of incorporating a variety of built-in features. You can include things like built-in benches, fireplaces, hot tubs, and more! Just ask your Maryland deck builder about your options. These features will help make your deck more enjoyable, valuable, and aesthetically pleasing.


Furniture and Decor

Once your deck is built, you’ll want to think about how you’ll furnish your deck. Keep in mind that details matter. Furnish your new deck with water-resistant furniture that you’ll love. Compliment your deck’s focal points by incorporating pops of colorful decor, plants, and other things that will catch your eye. The right furniture and decor can go a long way in making your deck truly unique. 


Get Started On Your Deck Today

Don’t wait to start building your customized deck. Get started today with Custom Deck Builders, LLC. We are a build/design company that specializes in deck construction and deck design services for homeowners throughout Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania. Click here to request a free consultation. 


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