Types of Decks
Interested in adding an outdoor deck to your home? There are a few things to consider before hiring a contractor. First, decide what type of deck you would like. Common choices include a new deck, attached deck, wraparound deck, or side deck. If you're not sure which option is right for you, Vieira & Sons Construction & Remodeling can help you assess your needs and come up with a plan. Once you've decided on the type of deck you want, it's time to select a material. The most popular choice is wood, but there are also composite and vinyl options available. Once you've made your decisions, it's time to have Vieira & Sons Construction & Remodeling handle the installation.
Things to Consider When Designing your Outdoor Deck
Whether you're looking to add a deck to your home for the first time, or you're looking to replace an old one, there are a few things you'll need to keep in mind during the construction process. First, you'll need to choose the right location for your deck. It's important to pick a spot that receives plenty of sun and is large enough to accommodate all of your furniture and guests. Once you've found the perfect spot, you'll need to obtain a building permit from your local municipality which Vieira & Sons Construction & Remodeling will assist you with. This will ensure that your deck meets all of the necessary safety standards. Next, you'll need to select the right materials for your project. Pressure-treated lumber is a popular option for decks, as it's durable and insect-resistant. Once you and Vieira & Sons Construction & Remodeling have decided on all of your materials, it's time to start building! Vieira & Sons Construction & Remodeling will begin by attaching the ledger board to your house using heavy-duty screws. Then, lay out the joists and secure them in place with brackets, after all piers are set in the ground. Finally, add the decking boards and fasten them down with nails or screws. With these simple tips in mind, you'll be well on your way to building a beautiful new deck for your home.