First, Lay the Groundwork
We get it. Building a new deck seems complicated – but it doesn’t have to be.
Familiarize yourself with the key topics below to make the deck-building journey a walk in the park.
What to Expect When Building a Deck
We know everyone’s journey to a beautiful backyard is different. Make it easier on yourself and use the slider below to get an idea of what to expect as you plan your ideal outdoor living space.
Explore the options available for your project. Use the three resources above to get a full idea of your outdoor living project.
Learn why composite decking and railing are an affordable, environment-friendly choice with unique design options.
Then, use our checklist to guide you through the building process.
Are you a homeowner confident in your skills to build your own deck?
Hiring a contractor to bring your deck to life?
Whether you decide to DIY or go with a pro, we've got you covered.
Plan out your perfect outdoor living space by browsing real-life, customizable deck plans.
Learn the differences between wood grain options, and incorporate elements that fit your lifestyle and your unique design aesthetic for a personalized space.
Pick the decking and railing combination of choice.
Add accessories like lighting, handrails, or furniture to provide the finishing touches to your deck.
Sit back, relax, and watch your dream deck come to life!