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Saratoga Deck Installation Services

We are seeing more homeowners selecting choosing to go with a new deck or patio and transforming their backyard into a private oasis they can enjoy with friends and family.  J2 Design & Build is the recommended choice for homeowners for high quality composite and wood decks in Saratoga Springs and the surrounding region.  We invest ample time to ensure our deck projects are properly designed and fully customized for your home.  Our mission is to always exceed your expectations!

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Experience

Our skilled team has collectively over 20 years of combined experience in the deck building industry.

Unlimited Designs

Any design can be realized with your imagination.  Bringing your dreams to life.

Professionalism

Our focus is to always put our customers first and exceed their expectations. 

Composite Decks

Composite decking is a combination of recycled plastic as well as wood fibers.  The benefits of a composite deck is having a solution that will last a long time. While composite materials might cost more than wood, there are certainly positive trade-offs. Luckily, composite decking is just about maintenance free and needs no to be stained, sanded, refinished or sealed, EVER!

The amazing benefit of a composite deck over a traditional wood deck or the popular pressure treated deck is that you don’t ever deal with splinters. You can easily and safely, walk around on it with no shoes on.  And, not to mention that it surprisingly does not get as hot to the touch. 

The technology achievements made with composite decking products make them amazing options for homeowners that want to have to do little maintenance to keep it looking clean and new.

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When you are dealing with inclement weather of various kinds, you can have peace of mind that the resilience of your composite deck with withstand just about anything thrown at it.

For those desiring to be more creative with your new deck installation is that you have a wide variety of colors to choose from.   Another excellent advantage is that we always screw into the sidewalls of deck boards so you never see deck screws on the surface of your deck.  It leaves a clean finish that enhances the look and feel of your yard. 

As with any project you take on, it is always essential that you do your homework and decide what solution is best for you and your family based on your financial limitations and goals for your deck project.  

The thing with traditional wood decking is that it requires regular maintenance and will wear significantly faster than a higher quality composite solution.

If you decide to go with composite, you will not be disappointed.  Give your yard a face lift with a showcase composite deck today!   Contact us with all your inquiries and schedule your free assessment today!  We are your professional deck contractor serving New York.

 

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Our concrete professionals are skilled experts, always working to provide a high quality decorative solution at a fair price.

Wood Decks

J2 Design & Build is your highly-recommended choice for high quality deck design, construction and installation in Saratoga Springs and the surrounding areas.  We have proudly built 1000’s deck projects over the past decade, we pride ourselves on being experts in custom-created outdoor living spaces.  

It is our goal to provide our customers with the most amazing level of customer service and deliver an outdoor project that enhances the curb appeal of their home and is the envy of their neighbors!  We are known to utilize a wide assortment of professional-grade products that ensures our projects are durable and can handle any weather.  Our decks are meant to be high quality and simple on maintenance and will last a long time.  J2 Design & Build is your number one choice when it comes to deck installation services.

You can’t go wrong with a traditional wood deck from J2 Design & Build.  We typically use specially-sourced pressure treated southern yellow pine and always work hard to provide you with the best craftsmanship possible.   What you may not know is that the typical pressure-treated lumber we are aware of is available in a wide variety of grades as well as chemical treatments.   It is our goal to teach you on the different choices available so you are in a place to properly do your homework and make the best decision right for you and your home.  We want you to have confidence in your selection and the fact you chose to hire J2 Design & Build.

In Saratoga and the surrounding region, we find that typical wood decks are are the most popular.  This is often because the cost of product used is lower than Trex decking options.  They are a great option for most homeowners.  One thing to keep top of mind is that even though pressure-treated lumber is treated against rot, you still must routinely clean, stain, seal and maintain your wood deck to ensure that it lasts for many years.

 

Regardless if we construct a simple wood deck or a more complicated, we give you confidence with a five-year structural along with a one-year workmanship warranty.

In addition, each of our wood deck projects are fully permitted in Saratoga and the surrounding areas.  We maintain all the required insurance and certifications that our state and local officials demand.  Building codes are essential to adhere to and we always seek to exceed them.  With our emphasis on professional quality workmanship, our guarantees and our exceeding local building code guidelines, you can have peace of mind that partnering with J2 Design & Build is the right decision for your home’s deck building project!

Give your backyard a face lift with a new traditional wood deck today!   Contact us with all your inquiries and schedule your free assessment today!  We are your professional deck construction company serving Saratoga and the surrounding region. 

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Pool Decks

Do you desire having a swimming pool deck installed around your pool? Are you wondering how to go about it? Well, the number one thing you should do is to contact J2 Design & Build.  We serve Saratoga and the surrounding region and have for many years. 

It is our mission to always give you our best advice based on what you would like installed in your backyard.

Now that you have selected your deck contractor, there are a number of other things you have to consider.  The major one would be your budget.  If you are not able to fully pay for the project, it might not be a good idea to commit to a deck building project.   It is vital that you have the financial resources for construction, materials and labor as the proposal deems necessary.

We suggest you take time and decide exactly what design you prefer.   Now, this does depend on the layout of your pool area.  If you have a modest home, it is always best to not design and install a extravagant design.

 

Now, for product used.  This will depend by your desired design for your swimming pool deck.  If you are tied to a budget, we would never demand you use pricey decking products.  If you desire to be conservative, we recommend you use stone like limestone.

Swimming pool decks can be complicated.  It is always best to leave projects like this to the professionals.  J2 Design & Build is your Saratoga pool deck installation professional team. 

Give your pool a face lift with a state-of-the-art pool deck today! 

 Contact us with all your inquiries and schedule your free assessment today!  We are your professional pool deck installation company in the Saratoga Springs region!

 

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About Our Saratoga Deck Construction Company

We have been serving the Saratoga and surrounding areas for more than a decade.  J2 Design & Build is committed to high quality deck building and installation services.

Our focus is on composite and wooden decks, depending on the objectives of our customers.  We are a family-owned and operated deck construction company serving Saratoga with a focus on investing time understanding your desires for your deck project.  

We are thrilled to service Saratoga with custom-built decks that add value to your home and improve the look of your yard.  Our company was formed on the principles of honesty and trustworthiness, not to mention a ton of hard work and dedication.  Sure, a lot company presidents will say this, but after working intentionally in extreme working conditions to create a masterpiece in our clients’ yards, we feel 100% confident that you will see our work ethic and the high quality of the decks that we create.  

Our team of qualified deck building experts unequivocally consider themselves artisans.  Each of our deck projects are completely custom.  Sure, our process to lay the right foundation is always present but uniqueness and creativity come with each project.  Each deck project is given special focus until we are confident that our client is completely.  We stand behind our work and provide a five-year craftsmanship guarantee.  What this means to you is that long after your deck project is finished, you can have confidence that we will support you, your family and your house for years to come.

How We Got Started

J2 Design & Build has been serving the region for almost 11 years and has been focused on delivering exceptional deck building services since day one  No job is too large or too simple for us to handle.  We have made it our mission to create honest relationships with our customers.  Our mission is your total satisfaction. 

Finally, it is very important that the business you partner with has the mandated insurance coverage.  It is required for your protection.  Thankfully,  we have the right necessary coverages and certifications to give you peace of mind. 

We’ll walk you through each part of your project and help you in turning your backyard into an oasis! 

Why Choose Us

Always select those that are #1 at what they do. At J2 Design & Build we will always have you taken care of!

FREE ONSITE ESTIMATE

We will come to your home, with no obligation, and evaluate property to see what design and product is best for you.

HASSLE-FREE INSTALLATION

Our high-caliber design team will install your new deck to your satisfaction and leave your residence in the same condition it was found in.

PROFESSIONAL PROCESS

We follow a precise process that we know will ensure a quality installation that will withstand the test of time

GUARANTEED SUPPORT & MAINTENANCE

Never have concern for your the quality of your project, our team will provide guaranteed maintenance and customer support, so you’ll always have peace of mind 

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Why J2 Design & Build?

 

Bring New Life To Your Yard With a New Deck

We proudly specialize in composite and traditional wood deck solutions that increase resale value as well as curb appeal to your home.  Our goal is to make your new deck the envy of your neighborhood!

If you are seeking out a professional deck construction company for your next deck project, then know that with J2 Design & Build, you have found the best in the region.  Perhaps, you want to update the look and feel of the exterior of your Saratoga home?   

We pride ourselves on our surgical approach to the details and always clearly communicating to our customers.  Whether you need you wish for a complex, high quality composite two-story deck solution for your home, or, perhaps, a simpler traditional 10×12 wooden deck next to your pool, we are your professional contractor to get the project finished right the first time.

Our best work is centered around in composite decking.  The interesting developments with composite products, allows us to get extremely creative with our designs, colors and functionality.  We work in the Saratoga area and the surrounding areas.  Our friendly staff are insured, licensed and certified to always be of help to you.  We have many years experience working in building decks and creating beautiful layouts for functionality and ease-of-use.  It is always our mission to transform your yard into a stunning and enjoyable oasis to invest quality time with your friends and family.
 
We know there are a wide variety of great building materials you can choose from.  You could choose from composite or traditional wood product.  You should be in the know about the great qualities about composite materials.   It is extremely durable and will last longer than wood.  Plus, there are many colors available so we can craft anything you can think up!   
 

Be sure to choose a well-respected deck building company like J2 Design & Build.  If you are milling over the idea of having a project at your residence, feel free to contact us and we can have a chat about your goals and dreams that will transform your outdoor living space into a sanctuary!

Count on Your Saratoga Deck Design & Installation Professionals

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Frequently Asked Questions

Doing it yourself, you are able to build an 8×10-foot ground-level deck from treated lumber for about $500 in product. Having a deck professional build it for you raises the price by at least $1,500. You could build a treated-lumber raised deck, say 10×16 feet, for about $1,500 in materials.

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Cost of labor will total just about two-thirds of the total project cost. With deck builders charging, on average, about 40 per square foot. For a typical deck size between 200 and 500 square feet, you can plan to spend between $7,000 to $17,000 for installation and labor.

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The average cost of composite decking ranges from $20 to $38 per square foot with most homeowners spending between $5,821 and $10,826 to install a 12′ x 24′ composite deck with railings. In comparison, a pressure-treated wood deck costs $15 to $25 per square foot while a cedar wood deck starts at $30 per square foot.

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Here is the Step-By-Step Plan:
Have a Plan of Action. The first step in building a deck at the cost-effective price possible is to create a plan.  Make Your Measurements.  Ensure everything is level.  Pour Your Concrete for your footings. Build out your foundational wood including ledger board, rim joists and headers as necessary and ensure proper tie-in to your footers.  Frame out your deck and then start laying out your deck boards leaving space in between for expansion.  Stain, seal and enjoy!  Obviously more to it than that but that is it in a nutshell.

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An average high-end Trex deck costs an average of $15,000 to build and increased the average home sales price by $21,000.  A great way to increase the value of your home.

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Average Deck Cost Per Square Foot
The average cost to build a deck is $35 per square foot with most homeowners spending between $4,500 to $12,000.  An entry level deck with basic materials costs $15 per square foot, while a deck built with premium materials costs $35 per square foot

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The average deck size is between 300 and 400 square feet. Generally, a deck should be wider than it is deep, with the longer dimension running along the house. With large decks, consider making multi-level designs. This will help break up the look and designate areas for certain activities.

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Labor costs will total just about 2/3 of the total project cost. With contractors charging, on average, about $35 per square foot. For an average deck size between 200 and 500 square feet, you can plan to pay $7,000 and $17,000 just for installation and labor.

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Wood decks can last many years, depending on how well they’re built, but you can expect wood decks made of cedar, pine, or redwood to hold up for 10 to 20 years. 

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Because composite or Trex decking is weather, insect, and rot resistant, it can last for 20+ years or even longer.

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Because composite decking is weather, insect, and rot resistant, making it last for 25 to 30 years or longer.

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As a simple rule, you need a permit for any deck that is higher than 30 inches off the ground. This rule applies to most decks. Anything lower than 30” is often considered a patio or “porch deck,” and no permit is required.

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Deck construction is not as challenging as you might think.  If you follow some basic guidelines it can be a great do-it-yourself project.

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A deck that is too big can make your home look smaller, while a deck that is too little will not look right proportionately. A cool thing to remember is that a deck should be no larger than the biggest room in your home.

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There is no standard height for a “grade-level” deck—the maximum measurement from ground level to the deck board surface could be 6″ to 2′, or even more. But generally speaking, decks that are up to 30 inches above ground are required by code to have guardrails.

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You should use 2×8’s or 2×10’s for your foundation. For a basic 10×10 deck – you need four 4×4 pressure treated posts, but you can do more if you want. If you cantilever the deck 2 feet on all four sides then you should only have 6 feet of space between your posts.

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Deck construction is not as challenging as you might think.  If you follow some basic guidelines it can be a great DIY project.

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A deck that is too big can make your home look smaller, while a deck that is too little will not look right proportionately. There’s a general rule of thumb that a deck should be no larger than the biggest room in your home.

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There is no standard height for a “grade-level” deck—the maximum measurement from grade to the deck surface could be 6 inches, 12 inches, 24 inches, or more. But generally speaking, decks that are up to 30 inches above ground are required by code and must have guardrails.

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You should use 2×8’s or 2×10’s for your foundation. For a 10×10 deck (small) – you really only need four 4×4 pressure treated posts, but you can do more if you want. If you cantilever the deck 2 feet on all four sides then you should only have 6 feet of space between your posts.

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In short, patios are typically cheaper than decks.
For instance, seeing a patio is placed directly on the ground, you’ll want to choose a space that is level. Patios may not be the best choice for uneven ground because the cost to create a level foundation can double or triple the cost of the actual addition.

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Our deck professionals are skilled experts, always working to provide a high quality design at a fair price.

Our Service Area

We are excited to service Saratoga as well as all the surrounding region within a 30 mile radius.   Our trained team will come onsite to you in a flash and furnish a detailed estimate

Contact us today to receive a complimentary for your home or place of business.  We also service the following cities: Stonegate, Castlewood, Highland Hills, Hartman, Palmer, Kings, The Meadows, Sandy Oaks, Corinth, Birch Run

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