Building a timber deck may not be all that complicated but for most folks it takes a few years of savings and then some before they can even begin short-listing the best timber deck builders in Canberra.
Why best? For obvious reasons of course; having saved tens of thousands for your beautiful timber deck, you don't want it wasted on some Mickey Mouse timber deck builder in Canberra. In fact, we say, be prepared to pay a bit more but always hire the best. That way you are not only assured of having a great looking timber deck that is exactly as you envisioned it, it will add to the value of your property and last you a lifetime.
Here are some time tested steps we recommend in locating the best timber deck builders in Canberra:
Step # 1 to locating the best timber deck builders Canberra
Visit your neighbourhood. In fact, make as wide a circuit as possible so as to eyeball every deck within say a 100 KM radius. Of these, you will instantly like some and reject the majority. Mark those that you liked on a map.
Step # 2 to locating the best Canberra decking plans
Make a second trip but this time stop at all the "great deck" locations you've marked on the map. Best time to visit them would be over the weekend. That way you have a good chance of being able to talk to the owners in a relaxed manner. Talking to the owners is vital because having gone through the process they are the only folks who can give you practical advice on how to get going. Also, a happy Canberra Deck owner will never fail to mention the contractor's name. They would especially love to have you mention their name when and if you talk to the contractor.
Step # 3 to locating the best patio builders canberra
Use technology at your disposal i.e. the internet. Search for top rated timber deck builders in Canberra but short-list only those that seem to have a genuine feedback.
Step # 4 to locating the best Deck Designs canberra
Fix individual appointments and have each of them visit your site separately for a FREE survey and estimate. Talk to each so you get a 'feel' of their capability, experience and the kind of service they include in their fee. The best deck builder will always include designing of your great timber deck. Once all changes are done and finalized, they should be able to give you a finalized 3D colour drawing of your proposed timber deck.
Also there are many timber deck builders in Canberra who specialize in local materials and local products and artisans. Choose a Deck contractors that best suits your requirement.
You will be impressed with some and reject a lot. The ones that impress you should also be able to give you a draft agreement along with a cost estimate. Go over it carefully. In fact, if you have a lawyer friend, this would be a good time to involve him (or her).