Building a Deck
Building a deck is a big job, and if you are very handy you can tackle it yourself, or you can hire a deck contractor to build your deck to your specifications. No matter who is actually building the deck, what are some of the things to consider for this type of project? Thinking of building a deck or getting a quote for an affordable and professional installation? Call us today or use our easy online request form for a quick an comprehensive estimate.
When thinking about building a deck, the first question your local building department will want to know is whether or not the proposed deck conforms to the towns code and zoning laws. There can be certain setbacks required from the property rear and both sides. Some towns now require drainage plans or installation when building a deck. Regardless, when building a deck they will want several sets of plans that have certain information that is relevant to the job, items such as: A diagram, Deck Size and layout, joist size, Footing size and placement, deck materials, railing system and drawings, stairs size tread and risers and handrail info.... To name a few.