Deck Planning 101 - Akins-Brewer Lumber
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Six Steps to Planning your Deck


Check out Akins-Brewer’s deck design pre-planner. It lists important questions to consider when planning your deck. Get on the web and visit sites like Pinterest and Houzz for cool and unique design ideas that capture your imagination.

Then, sketch out an overhead view of what you’d like to build complete with measurements. Keep in mind, Trex, Timbertech and Azek all have excellent online design tools and visualizers to help you in your conceptual process. Check them out as well to get some great direction on colour and layout possibilities.


Bring your pre-planner designs and ideas and visit us in-store. [More]


Our designers, working with you, will prepare a 3D rendering and layout for your deck. [More]


Once you approve your deck design (we'll work on it until it's perfect), you're ready to order your materials. [More]


You've ordered your deck materials and we've delivered them, on time and where you want them. Now it's time to build your deck! [More]


Kick back with a cold drink and enjoy that sunshine, because you've now got an awesome deck. [More]

We'll help you every step of the way to make sure your deck dreams become a reality.

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