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How to Design the Perfect Custom Deck for Your Home

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If you’re looking to enhance your home’s outdoor living space, designing a custom deck is the perfect solution. A deck can provide a beautiful and functional outdoor space for entertaining, relaxing, or simply enjoying the view. However, designing the perfect deck requires careful consideration and planning. Here are some tips on how to design the perfect custom deck for your home:

  1. Determine the Deck’s Purpose

Before starting the design process, think about how you plan to use your deck. Will you be hosting large gatherings, grilling, or simply relaxing with a book? By determining the deck’s purpose, you can design a deck that is perfectly suited to your needs.

  1. Choose Your Decking Material

When it comes to decking materials, there are many options to choose from. Traditional wood decks are always a popular choice, but they require regular maintenance. Composite decking, on the other hand, is low-maintenance and comes in a variety of colors and styles. Your decking contractor can help you choose the best material for your needs and budget.

  1. Consider the Size and Shape

The size and shape of your deck should complement your home’s architecture and landscaping. If you have an existing deck, consider whether you want to re-deck or start from scratch. Your decking contractor can help you determine the best size and shape for your custom deck.

  1. Add Railings and Lighting

Railings and lighting can enhance the safety and beauty of your custom deck. There are many railing styles to choose from, including traditional wood, composite, and glass. Deck lighting can provide a warm and inviting ambiance for evening gatherings.

  1. Hire a Professional Custom Deck Contractor

Designing and building a custom deck requires knowledge and experience. Hiring a professional custom deck contractor can ensure that your deck is built to code and meets your specific needs. At S&S Remodeling Contractors, we use Timbertech decking, and we have a team of experienced deck builders who can design and build the perfect deck for your home.

In conclusion, designing the perfect custom deck for your home requires careful planning and consideration. By determining the deck’s purpose, choosing the right materials, considering the size and shape, adding railings and lighting, and hiring a professional custom deck contractor, you can create an outdoor space that is both beautiful and functional. Contact S&S Remodeling Contractors, your trusted custom deck contractor, to start designing your dream deck today.

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  • Avatar Kimberly Hoffmam ★★★★★ in the last week
    Thank you S&S for the beautiful deck your team added to our home. Your crew was wonderful they finished the job ahead of schedule and we are now ready for summer. I definitely would recommend you give them a call.
  • Avatar Diane West ★★★★★ in the last week
    Billy did an awesome job installing our door. He was knowledgeable and very pleasant. His experience showed.
    Each person I interacted with, Julian, Nancy, Christian made this a great experience.
    We are very pleased with the quality of the door. I highly recommend S & S remodeling contractors.
  • Avatar Tony Medwid ★★★★★ a week ago
    The project included replacing a wooden porch railing and the exterior of a 3-section bay window. Lenny was the project lead and brought an amazing amount of carpentry skill and resourcefulness to the job. I was especially impressed with his attention to detail and his suggestions for expanding the work scope while staying … read more faithful to the quoted price. We have already recommended S&S to relatives who are looking to rebuild a large kiosk.
  • Avatar Brad Badovick ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    I replaced 2 exterior doors in the past with nightmare results. I called S&S Remodeling to replace the main front door based on the Google reviews with the hope that a family business would have better results than a large chain. My wife and I are ecstatic with the results from S&S. Julian, Nancy, Chris and Gavin … read more all made the process seamless. The quality of the door and the workmanship exceeded my expectations. Will be using S&S for future projects.
  • Avatar Meighan Holms ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    S&S did an incredible job on our railings! The whole process from start to finish was excellent! Julian went above and beyond with our consultation, Nancy in the office was so kind and helpful with scheduling and Joe (who installed our railings) was a super star! Joe was so meticulous and did an absolutely beautiful … read more job and was so friendly and professional. We couldn’t be happier!
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    I called this company in order to have my roof replaced on a Wednesday (the week of a major holiday), and the work was started that Friday. The work was done quickly, at a good price, and I'm happy with our results. I'll definitely be calling these guys for my next project, as they have earned my trust, and my … read more appreciation.

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