About Us Fort Wayne Deck Builder

Need a Deck? You’ve Come to the Right Place!

We want to be your deck builder, and the more you know about Archadeck of Fort Wayne, the more you will want us, too.

At Archadeck of Fort Wayne, we’re proud to say we’ve been designing and building decks for homeowners throughout the NE Indiana region for more than a decade. Our goal is the same today as it was 10 years ago: to bring the best to our customers. That includes not only the best design and craftsmanship but also the best materials. When you think of decks, think of Archadeck of Fort Wayne.

We are confident that when you meet with us, you’ll get a strong sense of the importance of using a professional deck design and build company. Our professionalism shines through in our customer service, our attention to detail, the quality of our work, and more.

THE BEST DECK DESIGNS

The best deck design is the one we create for you, for your home. Every deck we design for a client is unique and is based on our conversations with that client about materials, size, shape, colors, amenities, and budget. We will also talk with you about how you want to use your deck. What difference will a new or replacement deck make for you and your family? What comes to mind when you think of “the deck lifestyle”? Tell us about the deck of your dreams so we can help you bring that to life.

THE BEST DECK CRAFTSMANSHIP

Archadeck is known for our attention to detail and the quality of our craftsmanship. We earn that reputation with every deck we build. Deck construction has become more complex with the arrival of low-maintenance composite and synthetic decking materials. You can count on us to be up-to-date on manufacturers’ suggested installation techniques.

THE BEST DECK MATERIALS

From traditional wood decks to the newest composite and synthetic decking materials, the choices can seem daunting. We can answer your questions and help you weigh the pros and cons including style, longevity, and costs. We want you to be completely comfortable with the deck materials you choose, including boards and railing style.

We specialize in wooden and low-maintenance decks designed with the best synthetics on the market today.

Archadeck of Fort Wayne is a wood deck builder, a composite deck builder, and a synthetic deck builder. As a deck contractor, we are proficient with all of these materials and will help you determine which is best for your deck. Some homeowners prefer wood decks and are not deterred by the maintenance chores required every year or two years to keep a wood deck looking beautiful. Others have had their fill of sanding and staining or painting a wood deck. If you assume a composite or synthetic deck will be too expensive, a new low-maintenance deck may be more affordable than you realize.

Low maintenance decks offer other benefits in addition to low maintenance. Because they are resistant to the forces that plague wood decks – like UV rays, termites, moisture, and decay – low maintenance decks last longer and look great year after year. Here are some of the wood-alternative decking brands our clients prefer:

TimberTechTimberTech composite decking maintains its color and beauty for years without the recurring work of sanding and painting or staining. And, because it resists mildew, warping, and insects, you won’t need to replace rotting, uneven, or termite-damaged boards, saving you time and money over the life of your Fort Wayne deck. Caring for TimberTech is easier than caring for wood and will allow you to focus on maximum enjoyment instead of maximum maintenance. You can choose between 4-sided and 3-sided composite decking in an array of color options and wood-grain designs. TimberTech composite decking materials are backed by a 30-year warranty (TimberTech Pro) or a 25-year warranty (TimberTech Edge).

AZEK- AZEK synthetic deck boards are engineered to withstand the everyday things that happen on a deck. Even spilled wine, fruit punch, and hamburger grease are no match for AZEK’s stain resistance. And, since AZEK decks are scratch resistant, you won’t have to worry about marks from patio furniture or pets. For unmatched versatility, AZEK’s Vintage Collection decking boards come in three widths: narrow, standard, and wide. Available in a range of colors and wood-grain designs, AZEK decking is made with capped polymer (PVC) for the longest-lasting decking material on the market. AZEK decking boards are backed by a 50-year warranty.

TrexTrex is one of the leaders in the composite decking industry and the inventor of wood-alternative composite decking. Trex is designed to deliver a low-maintenance, high-performance backyard retreat that can handle the outdoors – because your weekends should be spent relaxing on your deck, not repairing it. Trex offers a wide selection of colors in three price ranges and has won awards as “greenest decking brand” with 95% recycled content. Trex decking boards are backed by a 25-year warranty.

No outdoor living space is too small – or too large – for us to bring your vision to life!

At Archadeck of Fort Wayne, we design and build decks for the way you and your family want to live outdoors. This means that amenities and details often overlooked by other deck builders command our attention when we sit down to plan and design your ideal deck space. During our consultation, we take into consideration the function(s) you wish to enjoy on your deck, the architecture of your existing home, material preference, budget, and even the subtle overlays within the surrounding landscape. We leave no stone unturned when it comes to providing you an outdoor living space that incorporates the benefits of form and function working together as one!

 

When it’s time for a new deck, turn to Archadeck of Fort Wayne.

Whether you are adding a deck to your home for the first time or replacing an older deck, Archadeck of Fort Wayne is the ideal starting point … and finishing point. If you will be a first-time deck owner, you are in good hands because we have the experience to guide you through the decisions ahead of you. It’s unlikely you’ll have a question we have not been asked before.

Speaking of questions, are you still wondering, which deck builder is the best for my deck project? We recommend interviewing several deck builders – including us! – and comparing our answers. We’re confident your questions and our answers will lead you right back here to Archadeck of Fort Wayne.

Replacing your deck gives you a chance to make changes!

If you’re replacing a deck, this is your chance to start fresh and change anything you didn’t like about your old deck. When you sit down with us for your free design consultation, don’t just tell us what you want in a deck; tell us what you don’t want, too. Will you move from wood to composite or synthetic decking? Is this the time to expand the size of your deck or select a new railing style that allows more visibility? With thinner balusters, vertical or horizontal cable railings, or glass railing panels, you’ll have a better view of the outdoors than you could have imagined possible.

Is redecking a possibility instead of replacing your old deck?

Are you familiar with redecking?

It’s a money-saving option that may be available to you if the support structure under your existing deck is in good shape. We’ll need to examine the underside of your deck before we can determine if it’s a candidate for redecking. If it is, we can remove the surface materials – decking boards, railings, and stairs – and build a new surface atop the existing substructure. It won’t matter whether you want a wood deck or low-maintenance composite or synthetic deck. The support structure is always built with wood, regardless of your deck surface material. Redecking is often possible because the wood under your deck has been protected from the effects of weather and the sun’s UV rays, which cause wood to deteriorate.

Could your deck become part of a multi-faceted combination outdoor living space?

Turn your deck from an outdoor room into an outdoor suite by adding a patio, porch, or three-season room. We call this a combination outdoor living space when you have two or more outdoor structures that work together to create your ideal backyard retreat. What we find every time is that for maximum versatility and functionality, the outdoor combination space always adds up to more than the sum of its parts.

Let your mind run wild with the possibilities of the perfect combination outdoor living space for you. Mix and match the structures to see what feels right for your home. What if you added a four-season room that opens onto a new deck? What if you replaced your deck with a screened porch or three-season room and built a new deck onto that? What if you could step from your new deck to a new a patio? If you could have any combination of outdoor living structures, what would that look like? Have you considered the many benefits of having a pergola integrated into your custom deck design? Add an outdoor fireplace or an outdoor kitchen. When you work with Archadeck of Fort Wayne, your deck can be a building block for any combination of outdoor structures.

First deck, bigger deck, replacement deck, or redecked deck? Wood deck, composite deck, synthetic deck? Your deck!

Contact Archadeck of Fort Wayne today to make the deck of your dreams a reality this season. Call us today at 260-969-8663 or send us an email to get started!


— Craig Whitman, owner at Archadeck of Fort Wayne.

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