Building the right deck requires a great many considerations, and the first and foremost consideration is to decide upon your budget.
Once your budget is set, you need to figure out the right material to suit the climate and your lifestyle. As one of the most experienced deck builders in Hobart, we strongly recommend timber decking for its versatility and wide range of benefits.
In this article, we will walk you through some inspiration and ideas for the ideal deck.
Creating a raised area in your garden is not as challenging as it may seem, and it will allow you to create the most remarkable railed decking area. This idea is highly suited to the hot summer climate as the decking railings and raised top deck will give you a sense of space and capture any breeze.
A garden dining setting is just what you need to become the ultimate host. if you want your outdoor eating space to be the talk of the island, just play around with colours. Adding vibrantly colorful furniture, cushions, exotic carpets and plants to covered outdoor areas will bring the deck to life.
Mixing and matching colours and paint combinations is all the rage right now. As the most experienced deck builders in Hobart, we can make some suggestions to enable you to create a maintenance-free, stylish and comfortable deck.
A pergola is a wonderful alternative idea. Given the tropical climate and ample sunshine in Tasmania, and the historic aspect of many homes a pergola is a definite option for outdoor seating. It will allow you to create a lovely, secret greenhouse-like space brimming with flower pots and climber veins. Who does not love to hide away in a lovely warm space in Summer and read a good book or have a sleep in the Summer sun! We can help assist you with chosing the right deck or pergola solution for your garden, lifestyle and home.
If you are constructing a deck that is under 1metre high, which does not require a balustrade or handrail, you don’t need to obtain a building permit. However, the construction must be carried out in accordance to the Building Code of Australia.
However, decks that exceed the height of 1metre require a handrail and balustrade infill for construction. Therefore, you will need to obtain the necessary building permits after filing the required paperwork with your local council.