This picture shows the dated look and rickety condition of the
The original lattice was coming apart and it never lined up
properly with the railing posts. The railing was becoming
loose and unsafe.
The wood decking was rotted through in areas and duct tape
applied to some spots prevented stubbed toes!
After a complete rebuild, the deck was transformed into an
elegant space in the backyard perfect for warm weather
The existing frame did need some help. The stairs were
completely reframed and other parts of the framing were repaired and
The Timbertech composite railing system provides a classy look
and will require only occasional cleaning.The white color
ties in with the house siding.
The Azek Sedona decking is also a composite product requiring
minimal maintenance. Unlike some other composite decking, this
PVC product does not get too hot in the sun for bare feet.
The lattice panels now line up with the railing posts and a door
(left) is provided for the homeowner to access storage underneath.
My clients were fed up with their old, deteriorating deck. After
13 years the maintenance had become a nightmare and rot had set in. The old design and construction were not holding up against the
ravages of time. The existing frame would be salvaged and the deck
rebuilt using new materials.
--John Painter, Owner