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Why is it so expensive to build a deck?

Deck Builders do much more than just build decks

raised deck

Building a deck can be expensive for a variety of reasons. As a Chicagoland deck builder for over 30 years, Archadeck of Chicagoland helps explain why building a deck can be expensive.

Choosing a deck builder

deck with railing and seating

When searching for deck builders it’s ultimately up to you to decide what qualities of a contractor are most important to you. At Archadeck of Chicagoland, we serve as a custom deck builder with a consultative process to ensure that all expectations for your job are understood. Unlike other deck builders who come out and provide a rough quote, we have a professional process that provides homeowners with a clear understanding of what they are getting for a fixed price.

Does my deck need a permit?

deck with privacy wall

Permits are most likely required to build your deck project. Of course, this depends on your village and their codes but finding a contractor who understands building codes makes the entire process of building a deck much easier. Archadeck will obtaining the necessary permits for your project and comply with any building codes and regulations. The permit process adds time and cost to the project but saves you from having a violation in the future.

High-quality Building Materials

Do you know where you contractor is getting their material from? When building your deck, it’s important to research materials to ensure a durable, high-quality, and safe build. Archadeck takes the hard work away from you by already putting in the research and partnering with the best companies in the decking industry. Ultimately, the cost of your materials will depend on what you choose; premium materials such as hardwoods or composite decking can come with a higher price tag but offer benefits like low maintenance and resistance to rot, decay, and insects.

deck with railing and stairs

Building Long-Term Value with Archadeck

At Archadeck we believe in building long term value. Although we understand that decks are an expensive upfront cost, we also understand that a deck adds to your home and creates a space to gather with friends and family for years to come. We believe in our decks and a well-built deck not only enhances the space but can increase property value and over time provide a return on your investment. We believe in our decks so much that we offer unmatched warranties to protect our work and your project! We also offer financing options to provide homeowners with a payment plan to help pay for their deck project.

Searching for a company that’s been building custom Chicagoland decks and porches for decades? Choose Archadeck

Don’t trust your Palatine deck to just any local contractors. Archadeck has been building custom Chicagoland porches, decks, patios, and more since 2004. We want to earn your business. Call 847-496-4333 to schedule your complimentary deck design consultation.