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    Any recommendations for someone that builds decks in the Des Moines area?



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    Re: Deck Builders

    Tony Nygren 669-3132. Does a great job and very reasonable. Forgot his company name. Worth getting a quote from him



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    Have you thought about stamped concrete instead. I decided to go that route two years ago. My neighbor had a deck built at the same time. My patio still looks brand new and his deck has really weathered. The patio needs to be sealed a couple times a year. I have had more compliments on it and 2 of my friends did the same thing after seeing mine.



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    Re: Deck Builders

    You can get a paver patio for about $10/sq ft. A Deck can cost $20 to $30 per sq ft.
    Much better bang for your dollar and less upkeep. If you need some design ideas, send me a message.



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    Re: Deck Builders

    Quote Originally Posted by cyking View Post
    You can get a paver patio for about $10/sq ft. A Deck can cost $20 to $30 per sq ft.
    Much better bang for your dollar and less upkeep. If you need some design ideas, send me a message.
    Every house is different. Some need decks, some are ok with patios. Personally I almost always prefer decks. Just my opinion.



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    Re: Deck Builders

    my deck is 18x27 ... its a really big deck - far bigger than the average deck.



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    Re: Deck Builders

    Right now I currently have just a small 10x10 (I think) deck that is about 3 feet of the ground. I was thinking of just leaving that part of the deck there and then building another level below it, like one step down.



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    Archadeck of Central Iowa. Learn more at http://central-iowa.archadeck.com.


    Last edited by HDogCy; 04-10-2010 at 03:55 PM. Reason: mis-typed URL

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    Quote Originally Posted by HDogCy View Post
    Archadeck of Central Iowa. Learn more at Decks in Des Moines by Archadeck - Go Outside and Play!.
    Welcome to the board mr archa!



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    Quote Originally Posted by clones_jer View Post
    my deck is 18x27 ... its a really big deck - far bigger than the average deck.
    Mine is 750 sq ft so my deck dwarfs yours. All the ladies in the neighborhood know it as well



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    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    Mine is 750 sq ft so my deck dwarfs yours. All the ladies in the neighborhood know it as well
    And a great deck it is!!! ;)


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    I had Brett Priestley build mine. He did an awesome job. I would highly recommend him. He has done a lot of work in Ankeny and all over the metro.



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    Re: Deck Builders

    Quote Originally Posted by Sterling4Cy View Post
    I had Brett Priestley build mine. He did an awesome job. I would highly recommend him. He has done a lot of work in Ankeny and all over the metro.

    Here is his contact info

    BRETT PRIESTLEY
    ANKENY IA, 50021
    (515) 964-5777



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    Quote Originally Posted by cyflier View Post
    Have you thought about stamped concrete instead. I decided to go that route two years ago. My neighbor had a deck built at the same time. My patio still looks brand new and his deck has really weathered. The patio needs to be sealed a couple times a year. I have had more compliments on it and 2 of my friends did the same thing after seeing mine.
    If a deck is not maintained properly it will always end up looking like that. I cringe when I see a deck with paint on it. It is not hard to take care of a deck if you keep on top of it.



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    Re: Deck Builders

    Does anyone have a composite deck? I'd love to rip ours off and replace it with composite.


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