Start Your Journey

Explore designs, facts, and budget tools to gain confidence before starting your outdoor living project.

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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.

Outdoor Living 101

Get the facts about modern decking and railing materials and an in-depth look at how our products stack up against the competition.

Design Options

From color and wood grain options to real designs, choose from carefully curated combos or handpick your products to suit your style.

Budget Planning

Take the guesswork out of budgeting. Discover how composite products save you money in the long run with these helpful facts and resources.

Ready to Start Your Project?

Print out this project checklist to help guide you through the design, education, and budgeting tools linked above. Then, bring your finished checklist to your contract — and your deck to life.

What to Expect When Building a Deck

We know everyone’s journey to a beautiful backyard is different. Use the slider below to get an idea of what to expect as you plan your ideal outdoor living space.

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