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Considerations for Your Deck Installation in the Denver Area

If you love the great outdoors, you might be dreaming of a custom deck installation for your Denver area home.

Whether for entertaining guests, relaxing alone, or with family and friends, a private outdoor space can provide an ideal location for spending time outside in comfort and style. A custom-built deck offers many benefits over a cookie-cutter deck designs of yesteryear. Customization allows you to meet specific needs and desires that are best met by choosing Archadeck to be your deck builders in the Greater Denver area. A new deck requires expert planning and preparation as well as skilled craftsmanship to complete the installation project successfully. There are many considerations when it comes custom deck installation in Metro Denver.

TimberTech deck installation by Archadeck of Greater Denver and the Foothills

Research your deck design options.

Before you begin the installation process, you must decide what kind of deck you want and what style will best suit your needs and your budget. Deck designs can vary greatly. You can choose from different types of materials, as well. Even among synthetic decking brands, there are many choices for colors, textures, and material compositions that will shorten or extend your warranty. Archadeck of Greater Denver and the Foothills often builds decks with premium brands, TimberTech and Trex. These lauded decking brands offer affordable options, a multitude of finishes, and decades-long warranties in addition to their low-maintenance benefits. However, there’s more to deck installation in Denver than just choosing your decking. You must also consider deck railings, whether you prefer installed lighting, and even if you want to have partial, full, or no shade on your deck.

Deck installation in Metro Denver with custom pergola for shade

Where will your deck installation best serve your needs?

You must also consider the location of your deck and its connection to indoor spaces and other outdoor areas, such as an existing patio, or installed landscaping. Archadeck of Greater Denver and the Foothills’ experienced deck Design Consultants can deftly guide through required and desired placement of your deck, which will offer the most usability. For instance, you do not want to install a deck on the ground level of your back yard if your main living level is on the second story of your home.

Second-story deck installation Denver Metro area by Archadeck

When should you have your deck installed?

Are you waiting for the perfect time for your deck installation in the Denver area? Is there actually a perfect time, and if so, when? The rule of thumb is that when you decide to have a new deck built, that is the perfect time to make the move, as the longer you wait, the more you are missing out on use of your new deck. Archadeck of Greater Denver and the Foothills builds year-round, so there is no need to put off your deck installation, especially if your intention is to wait until springtime. Here is a great guideline if you wonder which season will be better for your new deck installation project in Greater Denver.

Trex deck installation Denver area

  • Fall and winter – These are ideal seasons to build a new deck if you wish to take advantage of this year’s material pricing. Better yet, your new deck will be ready to enjoy at the first sign of springtime weather.
  • Spring and summer – These seasons are typically seen as the perfect time to build a new deck. However, if you are having your new deck installed in these seasons, you will be missing out on valuable outdoor living time in the prime seasons in Denver. Additionally, since many choose to build this time of year, our calendar gets very busy, which could result in a longer wait time for your project to begin.

Choose an experienced deck builder in Denver.

Archadeck of Greater Denver and the Foothills is your expert design-and-build deck builder, serving the Denver Metro. We have more than a decade of custom deck design and installation experience, and our Design Consultants are ready to help you realize your ideal outdoor space.

Also read: How do I hire someone to install a deck?