Decking Builder Geelong
Welcome to Geelong Decking
Whether you are a residential or commercial homeowner, and looking to renovate your outdoor living space, we have got you covered at Geelong Decking.
For the past ten years, Geelong Decking, has been providing high quality decking, pergola and patio services to clients in Geelong and across the Surf Coast region in Victoria. We pride ourselves on premium services and ability to complete projects on time, and efficiently, whilst offering a wide variety of different decking options for your outdoor living areas.
At Geelong Decking, all our carpenters have are highly skilled, insured, and licensed to operate in Geelong, Werribee and the Surf Coast.
We are a one-stop-shop company where you can get various services, such as timber decking, composite decking, pool decking, and pergolas & verandahs. Our team consists of estimators, project managers and joiners who can consult and install high quality crafted decks for our customers.
Feel free to browse through our website to see what we can do for you.
At Geelong Decking, we offer ideal composite wood products for commercial and residential customers who are looking to renovate their homes and gardens. We are committed to providing high-quality services, and we ensure that we supply and install products by ourselves, ensuring a premium quality every time.
Composite decking also referred to as plastic decking, is the third most commonly used flooring material for our customers. Many contractors and homeowners prefer plastic decking over other floors because it requires no oiling, it resists termites, and it doesn’t rot, therefore easy to maintain.
At Geelong Decking, we don’t make unilateral decisions, but we consult with our clients to devise practical solutions for their composite decking needs.
Our composite wood products come with a 10 year guarantee, and all products used are eco-friendly, durable, and flexible.
For the past ten years, we have been working on a range of different projects, both large and small, and we have managed to provide excellent services to our clients.
We stock all types of composite wood products so you can have a wide variety of choice, from size, colour, style and budget. We supply, install, and maintain all types of composite decks in the Geelong area.
An excellent decking provides the right atmosphere in your garden and creates extra space for your outdoor seating. Our team of contractors is committed to providing you with a variety of timber decking services like hardwood decking, softwood decking, and composite decking.
At Geelong Decking, you can get timber deck services for your residential and commercial use. Timber decking provides outdoor space in your home, making it convenient for your family and visitors whilst entertaining. Our team are specialists and offer the A-Z package, from design, installation, and cost-effectively maintain the timber deck.
Timber decking can be used in different ways. Traditionally, outdoor decking was done on verandahs to provide outdoor living space.
Nowadays, timber decking can be used for outdoor rooms, creating floors around swimming pools, and flooring over cracked concrete. At Geelong Decking, our contractors are conversant with installing and maintaining timber decks in a manner that fits your styles.
For more than ten years, Geelong Decking has been providing pool decking services to residential and commercial homeowners. Our experts create pool decks that make swimming pools look stylish.
Our technicians have a lot of competence in installing and maintaining decks around new and existing pools. We guarantee to install a pool decking that is attractive and long-lasting.
We understand the quality standards needed to make your pool decking stylish, and we are committed to providing you with excellent services.
At Geelong Decking, we construct unique decks with adequate space to accommodate all sorts of furniture.
Popular Pool Decking Choices
- Rich Timber Wood
Timber decking is popularly used due to its natural look and affordability. At Geelong Decking, our patio builder is familiar with different woods, and they can install a pool deck to suit your budget and preference.
If the area around your pool is irregular, don’t worry! Our contractors are experienced in pool decking, and they can construct the wood deck off the ground.
Note that timber decking requires regular maintenance to prevent color loss and rooting. With our vast experience, we understand how to stain and repair your wooden deck to enhance its look and extend its lifespan.
- Composite wood
A composite deck looks like wood but doesn’t require a lot of maintenance. Besides, a composite deck doesn’t fade or rot even if it is exposed to sun or water.
Depending on your budgets and styles, our deck builder is adept in composite decking, and they can design and install a new deck around your swimming pool.
Verandahs and Pergolas
Our team have plenty of experience in constructing pergolas and verandahs for customers who are looking to extend their home and protect themselves against the harsh elements whilst still enjoying outdoor living.
We are experts in building pergolas for both residential and commercial homeowners in the Geelong and Surf Coast region.
The main difference between a pergola and a verandah is that a pergola is not attached to the home. Both are structures that are designed to host family and friends in your patio area, with a verandah boasting an enclosed gable roof.
How Much Will A New Deck Cost to construct?
A range of factors will affect the total outlay of your deck:
- Size of the area you plan to build on
- Type of material you use (timber/softwood/hardwood/ composite)
- If you include a balustrade, verandahs and pergolas or stairs
- Foundations to be constructed on (soil type can affect this)
- Council permits (if any)
- If the area is elevated/ slanted then this can create challenges in the built and add further expense/ labour costs
Most customers will normally see costs of around
- $200/m2 for treated pine decks
- $320+ /m2 for hardwood timber
- $350+ /m2 for composite
- $800+ /m2 for deck with roofing and/or stairs
- $1000+ for elevated cyclone rated decking
The overall cost of labour and materials for constructing decking is lower than that of paving. However, the maintenance cost of pavers is less than decks. Pavers will have a longer lifespan with very little maintenance required for paver slabs for patios, whereas decking does require maintenance as discussed above.
How much does a pergola cost?
The average pergola will cost around $2,700 per m2, with a low end pergola costing $20,000. A mid range pergola will cost you approx $35,000 with a higher end costing anywhere up to $55,000.
With Geelong Decking, we guarantee honest, ethical and upfront estimates on all jobs from the start, and ensure no hidden costs further down the track.
How long will my decking last?
The lifespan of decks depends on the type on the types of materials. For instance, softwood decks will last up to 15 years or sometimes more, while hardwood decking can last up to 20 years. However, the important thing is the deck substructure. Timber rails can last up 25 years when treated and maintained.
How do you fix scratches on a decking?
Both timber and composite can scratch, though the tendency is higher in wood than in composite. Moving furniture or heavy play is the primary cause of scratches on decking boards. The solution varies with the manufacturer and type of scratches.
While scratches might make your deck ugly, it is advisable not to repair them because, over time, they blend in with the rest of the deck. However, your composite deck has a noticeable scratch use a soldering iron to level the scratch as well as blend it with other parts of the deck.
You can also touch up small scratches, and scuffs using a tough-up concealer.
For wood deck boards, you can paint or stain the deck.
For heavier scratches or substantial damage on the deck, a replacement me be required.
Is it possible to restore the decking colour?
Decking will lose its colour over time. But it is easy to restore colour if the deck with a new lick of paint and sealer to protect it… However, the selection of the paint matters:
- Oil or paraffin paints are a better option if you don’t want the wood decks to absorb moisture and soak up with water.
- Paint using one that has UV blockers to preventing fading or loss of colour from your decks.
- To protect your decks from wood-eating bugs, use paints laced with insecticides.
If you choose to restore the colour of your deck, ensure that use a stain-blocking oil or an alkyd primer before painting.
And when you apply the paint, use a paint roller or pump-style sprayer. Ensure you get an even coat while painting.
Give our team of decking specialists a call if you want an amazing deck or pergola built for your home. We offer the highest level of customer service and always deliver top quality results. Our deck builders work throughout Geelong, Corio Surf Coast and Werribee and are here to help homeowners bring their garden and patio dreams to a reality.