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Decks & Decking

Calgary Landscaping Services - Decks & Decking

Deck construction with composite decking boards

Decks & Decking Video

Decks are a classic landscape element and function to link the outdoor world to the inside world of your home as a transitional area and also as an important space to do all kinds of things like entertain, dine, read, cook, read, lounge. We have built deck that incorporate spas, outdoor kitchens and fireplaces, coverings like roofs or pergolas to name a few options. The primary construction material is wood or one of the many man-made materials on the market today like composite decking or sheet vinyl.

Some Material Options
  • Western Red Cedar: A traditional decking material that stands up well in the Calgary climate. It is naturally rot resistant and can be left to weather to a silver grey for a low maintenance approach if desired.
  • Composite Decking: Several manufacturers make good quality decking as an alternatives to wood. They provide low maintenance, rich colors, and an upscale look that goes with many of today's homes.
  • Sheet Vinyl: This option provides a sealed surface so the space beneath stays dry, hence it is a good option for an upper deck above a walkout. There are lots of colors and patterns available to combine with other landscape elements.
  • Mahogany: A tropical hardwood, mahogany has a rich color and upscale look.
  • Treated wood: Usually pine with a chemical treatment applied to make it resistant to rot. Good entry level material available in green or brown.
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Entry level composite decking is now more affordable and sometime even cheaper than wood options.

Landscaping Services Photos - Calgary Landscaping Services - Decks & Decking

garden planters incorporated into multi level deck and stairs
backyard deck design with stairs
privacy screen on wood deck and sitting area
Wooden steps and railing designed to flow with walks
Deck design for spa and privacy in backyard
platform deck for cooking and seating
deck attached to house for BBQ grill and seating area
low maintenance aluminum railings in deck stairs
landscaping design with backyard deck and patio
Large wood deck with backyard hot tub spa
deck with seating and hot tub access
Step over the water feature with this wood bridge deck design
Small deck with patio set
composite decking provides a large low maintenance entertaining area
sunken spa design for new composite deck
Finished look of composite decking
low maintenance deck and railings
composite stairs design for spa entry