Start Your Journey

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

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.

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

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

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 – and deck – to life with your contractor.

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.

Understand The Basics

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.

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Find A Builder

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.

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Plan The Perfect Space

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.

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Bring It To Life

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!

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