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What Does Custom Decking Mean?

April 4, 2018

Interested in building a custom deck for the coming warm seasons? Well, building a deck is more than just dreaming up a design and putting it into action.

If you want to build that custom deck as quickly as possible before the warm weather arrives, you’ll want to know the ins and outs of custom decking.

So, what does it mean to build a custom deck, and what do you need to consider before you contact a contractor? Read on to find out!

 

What Does Custom Decking Mean?

Landscape

Your landscape is an important part of your custom decking design and should be taken into heavy consideration before you start to plan. For instance, whether or not your yard slopes can make a huge difference in the possibilities regarding height and size. Your deck may need to work with the slope, or it may need to be smaller, depending on the angle. Also, how involved is your landscape? Is it mostly grass, or do you have elaborate gardens and displays? Sometimes, uprooting intricate landscapes is more tedious than it needs to be, and shouldn’t always be done for a custom deck.

Home Design

Depending on your home’s design, your deck may need to be adjusted accordingly. For instance, the number of doors and windows that will be looking out over the deck can influence its design. How far do you want your deck to extend? Do you want it to be covering the whole back wall of the house, or are you looking for something smaller? Additionally, how high your back door is off the ground can influence whether or not your deck needs to be on stilts, which changes its composition entirely.

Detailed Proposal and Designing Process

Finally, you’re going to need to work out a detailed proposal with your contractor. Our design process at Custom Deck Builders includes 3D models of your home that can show you a more in-depth look at what your deck will be like. This is an excellent way to ensure that your custom deck is exactly what you’re looking for. The proposal will be examined closely multiple times, and your contractor will do everything in their power to make the process go as smoothly as possible. Then, the last step is to get a building permit before planning a start date. Depending on the level of complexity, your custom deck could take a few weeks to a few months to complete. It’s important to work out the timeframe with your contractor so your schedule isn’t interrupted with unexpected conflicts.

Interested in building a custom deck this summer? Custom Deck Builders is here to help! With our profound experience and superior customer service, we can design and build your dream deck at an affordable cost. We will help streamline the entire process, making it easier for you and your family to rest easy. You can count on Custom Deck Builders to give you the best deck you could ever imagine! Contact us today!