Outdoor Decks, Pergolas and Garden Architecture
Every deck is unique and custom designed to accommodate the site, our client’s needs, and lifestyle.
Variety of Available Materials
When you plan to build a new outdoor deck, pergola, gazebo or fence you should consider several choices of materials to build it with. The most common material to build a house deck or other outdoor structure is wood. Below are some wood, lumber examples most commonly used in Calgary area
Untreated spruce. A very short lifespan of just a few years.
ACQ Treated Lumber. Longer lifespan, treated with chemicals.
Western red cedar The natural material the longest lifespan of the two above and the cost is only 10-15% higher than the cost of ACQ treated lumber.
Tropical hardwood lumber ‘Kayu’ very long lifespan and attractive, but expensive.
There are several options for synthetic composite decking options available.