Framingham Deck Building Solutions

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Framingham Deck Installation Solutions

We are seeing more homeowners selecting choosing to go with a new deck or patio and transforming their backyard into a private oasis they can enjoy with friends and family.  GM Construction is the preferred choice for local homeowners for high quality composite and wood decks in Framingham and the surrounding region.  We invest ample time to ensure our deck projects are carefully designed and fully customized for your house.  Our commitment is to always exceed your expectations!

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Transform Your Backyard
Into a Sanctuary

Experience

Our gifted team has collectively over 20 years of combined experience in the deck building industry.

Unlimited Designs

Any design can be realized with your imagination.  Bringing your dreams to life.

Professionalism

Our mission is to always put our customers first and exceed their expectations. 

Composite Decks

Composite decking is a combination of recycled plastic and wood fibers.  The advantages of a composite deck is owning a solution that will last a long time. While composite materials might cost more than wood, there are definitely positive trade-offs. fortunately, composite decking is virtually free of maintenance and needs no to be stained, sanded, refinished or sealed, EVER!

The value of a composite deck over a traditional cedar deck or the well-known pressure treated deck is that there is no splinters. You can easily and safely, walk around on it with no shoes on.  And, not to mention that it surprisingly does not get as hot to the touch. 

The technology advancements made with composite decking products make them amazing options for homeowners that desire to have to do little work to keep it looking fresh and new.

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When it comes to inclement weather of various kinds, you can have confidence that the durability of your composite deck with withstand virtually anything thrown at it.

For those desiring to be more creative with your new deck installation is that you have a wide assortment of colors to choose from.   Another excellent advantage is that we always screw into the sidewalls of deck boards so there are no deck screws on the surface of your deck.  It leaves a clean finish that enhances the look and feel of your yard. 

As with any project you undertake, it is always essential that you do your homework and decide what solution is most suitable for you and your family based on your financial constraints and goals for your deck project.  

The thing with traditional wood decking is that it demands regular maintenance and will wear significantly faster than a higher quality composite solution.

If you decide to go with composite, you will not be disappointed.  Give your backyard a a refresher with a showcase composite deck now!   Call us with all your inquiries and schedule your no-obligation assessment today!  We are your professional deck contractor serving Massachusetts.

 

Have Confidence in Your Framingham Deck Design & Installation Professionals

Our concrete specialists are skilled experts, always working to deliver a high quality decorative solution at a competitive price.

Wood Decks

GM Construction is your well-known choice for professional deck design, construction and installation in Framingham and the surrounding areas.  We have proudly built over 300 deck projects over the past decade, we pride ourselves in being specialists in custom-created outdoor living spaces.  

It is our focus to deliver to our clients with the most amazing level of customer service and deliver an outdoor solution that enhances the curb appeal of their house and is the envy of their neighborhood!  We are known to use a variety of high quality products that ensures our projects last many years.  Our decks are created to be high quality and low on maintenance and will last for decades.  GM Construction is your #1 choice when it comes to deck installation solutions.

You can’t go wrong with a traditional wood deck from GM Construction.  Most often we use specially-sourced pressure treated southern yellow pine and always work hard to deliver you with the best craftsmanship available.   What most people don’t know is that the normal pressure-treated lumber we are aware of comes in a wide variety of grades as well as chemical treatments.   It is our goal to educate you on the different options available so you are in a place to properly do your homework and make the best decision right for you and your home.  We want you to have confidence in your selection and the fact you chose to hire GM Construction.

In Framingham and the surrounding region, we find that traditional wood decks are are the most common.  This is often because the cost of product used is less than composite options.  They are a great option for most homeowners.  There is one thing to to be mindful of is the fact that even though pressure-treated wood is treated against rotting, you still have to routinely clean, stain, seal and maintain your wood deck to ensure that it lasts for many years.

 

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Whether we build a small wood deck or a more intricate, we give you confidence with a 5-year structural as well as a 1-year workmanship guarantee.

In addition, each of our wood deck projects are fully permitted in Framingham and the surrounding areas.  We maintain all the necessary insurance and certifications that our state and local officials demand.  Building codes are important to follow and we always seek to exceed them.  With our focus on professional quality workmanship, our guarantees and our exceeding local building code guidelines, you can have confidence that hiring GM Construction is the right decision for your home’s deck building project!

Give your yard a a refresher with a new traditional wood deck now!   Call us with all your inquiries and schedule your no-obligation assessment today!  We are your professional deck construction company serving Framingham and the surrounding region. 

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Pool Decks

Do you desire having a swimming pool deck installed into your pool? Are you curious how to do it? Well, the number one thing you should do is to contact GM Construction.  We serve Framingham and the surrounding region and have for many years. 

It is our objective to always give you our best recommendations based on what you would like installed at your home.

Now that you have selected your deck company, there are other things you have to remember.  The first would be your available budget.  If you are not able to fully pay for the project, it may not be a good idea to commit to a deck building project.   It is important that you have the adequate resources for construction, materials and labor as the proposal deems necessary.

We suggest you do your due diligence and decide exactly what design you prefer.   Now, this does depend on the size of your pool area.  If you have a modest home, it is always best practice to not design and install a complicated design.

 
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Now, for product used.  This will largely depend by your desired layout for your swimming pool deck.  If you are on a budget, we would never demand you use pricey decking products.  If you desire to be cost-conscious, we recommend you use product like limestone.

Swimming pool decks can be intricate in design.  It is always best to leave projects like this to the professionals.  GM Construction is your  Framingham pool deck installation professionals. 

Give your pool a refresher with a state-of-the-art pool deck now! 

 Call us with all your inquiries and schedule your no-obligation assessment today!  We are your professional pool deck installation company in Framingham!

 

Have Confidence in Your Framingham Deck Design & Installation Professionals

Our deck specialists are skilled experts, always working to deliver a high quality design at a competitive price.

About Our Framingham Deck Construction Company

We have been serving the Framingham and surrounding areas for more than 10 years.  GM Construction is dedicated to providing professional deck building and installation solutions.

Our focus is on composite and wooden decks, depending on the goals of our customers.  We are a family-owned and operated business serving Framingham and the surrounding areas with an emphasis on spending time understanding your desires for your deck project.  

We are honored to service Framingham with uniquely-designed decks that increase value to your house and improve the look of your yard.  Our company was conceived on the principles of honesty and integrity, not to mention a ton of hard work and dedication.  Without a doubt, many owners will say this, but after working intentionally in extreme conditions to create a masterpiece in our clients’ yards, we feel 100% confident that you will believe in our hard work and the quality of the decks that we create.  

Our team of qualified deck building experts unequivocally consider themselves masters of their craft.  Each of our deck projects are completely custom.  Sure, our process to build on the right foundation is always part of what we do but uniqueness and creativity come with every project.  Every deck project is afforded special focus until we are confident that our customer is 100% satisfied.  We stand behind our work and provide a five-year craftsmanship guarantee.  What this means to you is that long after your deck project is finished, you can have confidence that we will support you, your family and your home for many years.

How We Got Started

GM Construction has been serving the region for over 14 years and has been focused on delivering exceptional deck building services since day one  No job is too tough or too simple for us to take on.  We have made it our goal to create friendly relationships with our clients.  Our mission is your total satisfaction. 

Finally, it is very important that the deck contractor you work with has the mandated insurance coverage.  It is designed for your protection.  Fortunately,  we keep the right necessary coverages and certifications to give you peace of mind. 

We’ll walk you through each aspect of your project and help you in turning your backyard into an oasis! 

Why Choose Us

Always be sure to select those that are the best at what they do. At GM Construction we will always have you covered!

FREE ONSITE ESTIMATE

We will come to your home, free of charge, and inspect your property to see what design and product is perfect for you.

HASSLE-FREE INSTALLATION

Our experienced design team will install your new deck to your satisfaction and leave your home in the same condition it was found in.

PROFESSIONAL PROCESS

We implement a specific process that we know will guarantee a quality installation that will last for many years

LIFETIME SUPPORT & MAINTENANCE

Never be concerned about your the quality of your project, our team will ensure you have guaranteed maintenance and support, so you’ll always have peace of mind 

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Why GM Construction?

 

Bring New Life To Your Yard With a New Deck

We proudly focus in composite and traditional wood deck solutions that increase resale value as well as curb appeal to your home.  Our mission is to make your new deck the envy of your friends!

If you are looking for a professional deck construction organization for your next deck project, then know that with GM Construction, you have found the best in the region.  Perhaps, you want to improve the look and feel of the exterior of your Framingham house?   

We pride ourselves on our attention to the details and always clearly communicating to our customers.  Whether you need you wish for a complex, high quality composite two-story deck solution for your home, or, maybe, a smaller traditional 10×12 wooden deck next to your pool, we are your #1 company to get the job finished right the first time.

We specialize in composite decking.  The amazing developments with composite products, allows us to get extremely creative with our designs, colors and functionality.  We service the Framingham area as well as the surrounding areas.  Our expert-level team are insured, licensed and certified to always be of help to you.  We have many years expertise working in building decks and creating beautiful layouts for functionality and ease-of-use.  It is always our goal to transform your backyard into a stunning and enjoyable oasis to invest quality time with your friends and family.
 
We are aware that there are many of excellent building materials available.  You could choose from composite or traditional wood material.  You should be in the know about the great things about composite materials.   It is extremely durable and will outlast than wood.  Plus, there are many colors available so we can create anything you can dream up!   
 

Be mindful to choose a high quality deck building organization like GM Construction.  If you are considering the idea of having a project at your residence, feel free to reach out to us and we can discuss about your goals and dreams that will turn your outdoor living space into a sanctuary!

Have Confidence in Your Framingham Deck Design & Installation Professionals

Our deck specialists are skilled experts, always working to deliver a high quality design at a competitive price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Doing it yourself, you can construct an 8×10-foot ground-level deck from treated lumber for about $500 in materials. Having a professional company build it for you raises the price by at least $1,500. You could build a treated-lumber raised deck, say 10×16 feet, for about $1,500 in materials.

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Cost of labor will total just about two-thirds of the entire project cost. With deck builders charging, on average, about $45 per square foot. For a typical deck size between 200 and 500 square feet, you can expect to invest between $7,000 to $17,000 for installation and labor.

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The average cost of composite decking ranges from $20 to $38 per square foot with most homeowners spending between $5,821 and $10,826 to install a 12′ x 24′ composite deck with railings. In comparison, a pressure-treated wood deck costs $15 to $25 per square foot while a cedar wood deck starts at $30 per square foot.

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Here is the Step-By-Step Plan:
Have a Plan. The first step in building a deck at the cost-effective price possible is to create a plan.  Take Your Measurements.  Ensure everything is level.  Pour Your Concrete for your footings. Build out your foundational wood including ledger board, rim joists and headers as necessary and ensure proper tie-in to your footers.  Frame out your deck and then start laying out your deck boards leaving space in between for expansion.  Stain, seal and enjoy!  Obviously more to it than that but that is it in a nutshell.

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An average high quality Trex deck costs an average of $15,000 to build and increased the average home sales price by $21,000.  A great way to increase the value of your home.

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Average Deck Cost Per Square Foot
The average cost to build a deck is $35 per square foot with most homeowners spending between $4,500 to $12,000.  basic deck with basic materials costs $15 per square foot, while a deck built with high quality materials costs $35 per square foot

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The average deck size is between 300 and 400 square feet. Typically, a deck should be significantly wider than it is deep, with the longer dimension running along the house. With large decks, plan to make multi-level designs. This will help break up the look and designate areas for certain activities.

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Labor costs will total just about 2/3 of the total project cost. With deck builders charging, on average, about $35 per square foot. For an average deck size between 200 and 500 square feet, you can expect to pay $7,000 and $17,000 just for installation and labor.

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Wood decks can last a long time, depending on how well they’re built, but it’s not uncommon for wood decks made of cedar, pine, or redwood to last for 10 to 20 years. 

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Because composite or Trex decking is weather, insect, and rot resistant, it can last for 25+ years or even longer.

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Because composite decking is weather, insect, and rot resistant, making it last for 25 to 30 years or longer.

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As a simple rule, you need a permit for any deck that is higher than 30 inches off the ground. This rule applies to most decks. Anything lower than 30” is often considered a patio or “porch deck,” and no permit is required.

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Building a deck is not as complicated as you might think.  If you follow some basic guidelines it can be a great do-it-yourself project.

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A deck that is too large can dwarf your house, while a deck that is too little will get lost. A general rule of thumb is that a deck should be no larger than the largest room in your house.

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There is no standard height for a “grade-level” deck—the maximum measurement from ground level to the deck board surface could be 6 inches to 24 inches, or even more. But typically, decks that are up to 30 inches above ground are required by code to have railings.

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You should plan to use 2×8’s or 2×10’s for your foundation. For a small 10×10 deck – you need four 4×4 pressure treated posts, but you can do more if you want. If you cantilever the deck 2 feet on all four sides then you can only have 6 feet of space between your posts.

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Building a deck is not as complicated as you might think.  If you follow some basic guidelines it can be a great DIY project.

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A deck that is too large can dwarf your house, while a deck that is too little will get lost. There’s a general rule of thumb that a deck should be no larger than the largest room in your house.

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There is no standard height for a “grade-level” deck—the maximum measurement from grade to the deck surface could be 6 inches, 12 inches, 24 inches, or more. But typically, decks that are up to 30 inches above ground are required by code and must have guardrails.

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You should use 2×8’s or 2×10’s for your foundation. For a 10×10 deck (small) – you really only need four 4×4 pressure treated posts, but you can do more if you want. If you cantilever the deck 2 feet on all four sides then you can only have 6 feet of space between your posts.

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Simply put, patios are usually less expensive than decks.
For example, since a patio is placed directly on the ground, you’ll want to choose a space that is level. Patios may not be the greatest choice for uneven ground because the cost to create a level foundation can double or triple the cost of the actual addition.

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Have Confidence in Your Framingham Deck Design & Installation Professionals

Our deck specialists are skilled experts, always working to deliver a high quality design at a competitive price.

Our Service Area

We are thrilled to service Framingham as well as all the surrounding region within a 40 mile radius.   Our trained team will come onsite to you promptly and provide a detailed estimate

Reach out to us today to get a complimentary for your home or corporation.  We also service the following cities: Ashland, Natick, Sherborn, Lake Forest Park, Cochituate, Holliston, Wayland, Hopkinton, Metcalf, Sudbury

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We are a professional deck design and construction company serving Marlborough and the greater Middlesex County region.  We specialize in composite and Trex decking and can assist you with traditional wood decks or covered decking solutions.  Contact us!  We are excited to help  transform your yard into a backyard oasis!

Mission

Our mission and commitment is, at all times, to provide high quality, professional and affordable decking solutions coupled with first class customer service and support.  We will work to exceed your expectations and design a deck that will increase the curb appeal and value of your home.

Contact

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