What is the cheapest way to build a deck right now?

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When aiming to build a deck on a budget, there are several tactics you can employ.

Begin by considering pressure-treated lumber as it’s typically the most economical choice and still offers durability. Whether you decide to take on the construction yourself or hire a contractor, weigh the costs and benefits carefully. It’s also wise to shop around for materials, comparing prices at various suppliers. Simplifying your deck design can help minimize both material and labor expenses.

Additionally, explore alternative decking materials like composite or PVC, which may have higher initial costs but lower maintenance expenses over time. Don’t overlook the potential savings from planning meticulously and seeking out reclaimed or secondhand materials. By implementing these strategies thoughtfully, you can construct a deck that meets your needs without straining your budget.

If you decide building a deck is too complicated for you, reach out to JHG Contracting, we would be happy to come out and do an in-depth consultation with you at no charge!

JHG Contracting, LLC is your professional deck builder serving Fayetteville and all of the NWA region including some of the following towns & cities: McNair, Baldwin, Farmington, Wheeler, Springdale, Prairie Grove, Mayfield, Lowell, Thompson, Norwood. If you are interested in any of our services, please reach out to us at (918) 575-2851 today!

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