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Stow Deck Installation Services

More and more homeowners deciding to go with 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 recommended choice for local homeowners for high quality composite and wood decks in Stow and the surrounding area.  We invest ample time to ensure our deck projects are properly designed and fully customized for your home.  Our mission is to always surpass your expectations!

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Transform Your Backyard
Into a Sanctuary

Experience

Our gifted team has collectively over two decades 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 commitment is to always put our customers first and exceed their expectations. 

Composite Decks

Composite decking is a combination of recycled plastic coupled with wood fibers.  The advantages of a composite deck is owning a product that will last a long time. We all know that composite materials are more expensive than wood, there are surely positive trade-offs. fortunately, composite decking is just about maintenance free and needs no to be stained, sanded, refinished or sealed, EVER!

The amazing benefit of a composite deck over a traditional cedar deck or the well-known pressure treated deck is that you never have splinters to content with. You can easily and safely, walk around on it with no socks on.  And, let’s not forget 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 maintenance to keep it looking fresh and new.

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When it comes to inclement weather of many kinds, you can have peace of mind that the durability of your composite deck with withstand just about anything thrown at it.

For those seeking to be more creative with your new deck project is that you have a wide assortment of colors to choose from.   Another amazing benefit is that we always screw into the sidewalls of deck boards so you never see deck screws on the surface of your deck.  It leaves a high quality finish that enhances the look and feel of your yard. 

As with any project you take on, it is always important that you do your homework and decide what options 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 requires regular maintenance and will wear much faster than a better quality composite solution.

If you decide to go with composite, you will not be disappointed.  Give your backyard a face lift with a showcase composite deck today!   Reach out to us with all your inquiries and schedule your complimentary assessment today!  We are your professional deck contractor serving Massachusetts.

 

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Wood Decks

GM Construction is your well-known choice for high quality deck design, construction and installation in Stow and the surrounding areas.  We have proudly built 1000’s deck projects over the years, we are proud in being specialists in custom-designed outdoor living spaces.  

It is our goal to provide our clients with the most amazing level of customer service and deliver an outdoor solution that enhances the curb appeal of their home and is the envy of their neighborhood!  We are known to utilize a wide assortment of high quality products that ensures our projects last the test of time.  Our decks are designed to be high quality and simple on maintenance and will last a long time.  GM Construction is your number one choice when it comes to deck installation solutions.

You just cannot go wrong with a traditional wood deck from GM Construction.  We typically use specially-sourced pressure treated southern yellow pine and always work hard to deliver you with the best craftsmanship available.   What might be surprising to most people is that the normal pressure-treated lumber we are aware of is available in a wide variety of grades as well as chemical treatments.   It is our focus to teach you on the different choices available so you are in a position to properly do your homework and make the best decision right for you and your family.  We want you to have confidence in your choices and the fact you chose to work with GM Construction.

In Stow and the surrounding area, we find that traditional wood decks are what most people decide to go with.  This is often because the cost of lumber is lower than composite options.  They are a great option for most homeowners.  One thing to to be mindful of is the fact that even though pressure-treated lumber is treated against rotting, you still have to routinely clean, stain, seal and maintain your wood deck to ensure that it lasts a long time.

 

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Whether we construct a small wood deck or a more intricate, we give you peace of mind with a 5-year structural and a 1-year workmanship warranty.

Further, each of our wood deck projects are fully permitted in Stow and the surrounding areas.  We maintain all the necessary insurance and certifications that our state and local officials demand.  Building codes are vital to adhere to and we always work to exceed them.  With our focus on professional quality workmanship, our warranties and our exceeding local building code guidelines, you can have peace of mind that partnering with GM Construction is the right decision for your home’s deck building project!

Give your backyard a face lift with a new traditional wood deck today!   Reach out to us with all your inquiries and schedule your complimentary assessment today!  We are your professional deck construction company serving Stow and the surrounding area. 

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Pool Decks

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

It is our objective to always give you our best suggestions based on what you would like installed in your yard.

Now that you have selected your deck company, there are a number of other things you have to think about.  The major one would be your budget.  If you are not financially stable, it may not be a good idea to commit to a deck building project.   It is important that you have enough money for construction, materials and labor as the estimate deems necessary.

We encourage you invest time and figure out exactly what design you would like.   Now, this does depend on the size of your pool area.  If you have a smaller home, it is always best practice to not design and install a complicated design.

 
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Now, for materials used.  This will largely depend by your desired design for your swimming pool deck.  If you working with a budget, we would never demand you use costly decking materials.  If you would like to be conservative, we recommend you use product like limestone.

Swimming pool decks can be involved.  It is always best to leave projects like this to the professionals.  GM Construction is your  Stow pool deck installation professionals. 

Give your pool a face lift with a state-of-the-art pool deck today! 

 Reach out to us with all your inquiries and schedule your complimentary assessment today!  We are your professional pool deck installation company in Stow!

 

Count on Your Stow Deck Design & Installation Professionals

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About Our Stow Deck Construction Company

We have been serving the Stow and surrounding areas for more than a decade.  GM Construction is dedicated to providing professional deck building and installation services.

Our focus is on composite and wooden decks, depending on the objectives of our customers.  We are a family-owned and operated organization serving Stow and the surrounding areas with a focus on spending time understanding your objectives for your deck project.  

We are honored to service Stow with custom-built decks that increase value to your home and enhance the look of your yard.  Our organization was founded on the principles of honesty and trustworthiness, not to mention an insane amount of hard work and commitment.  Without a doubt, a lot owners will speak this way, but after working hard in extreme weather to create a masterpiece in our clients’ yards, we feel absolutely confident that you will see our work ethic and the quality of the decks that we design.  

Our team of professional deck building experts truly consider themselves artists.  Each of our deck projects are 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 given special attention until we know that our client is 100% satisfied.  We stand behind our workmanship and provide a five-year craftsmanship guarantee.  That means is that long after your deck project is done, you can have peace of mind that we will support you, your family and your home for years to come.

How We Got Started

GM Construction has been serving the area for almost 12 years and has been committed to providing exceptional deck building services since the beginning  No job is too tough or too small for us to to complete.  We have made it our mission to build honest relationships with our clients.  Our mission is your absolute satisfaction. 

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

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

Why Choose Us

Always select those that are #1 at what they do. At GM Construction we will always have you taken care of!

FREE ONSITE ESTIMATE

We will visit you onsite, with no obligation, and inspect your property to see what design and product is best 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 follow a specific process that we know will guarantee a quality installation that will endure the elements 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 specialize in composite and traditional wood deck projects that increase resale value not to mention curb appeal to your home.  Our goal is to make your new deck the envy of your friends!

If you are looking for a high quality deck construction contractor for your next deck project, then know that with GM Construction, you have found the best in the area.  Perhaps, you want to improve the look and feel of the exterior of your Stow home?   

We pride ourselves on our attention to the details and at all times clearly communicating to our customers.  Whether you need you desire a complex, high quality composite two-story deck solution for your home, or, perhaps, a simpler traditional 10×12 wooden deck next to your pool, we are your #1 contractor to get the job done right the first time.

We specialize in composite decking.  The amazing developments with composite materials, affords us the opportunity to get super creative with our designs, colors and functionality.  We service the Stow area as well as the surrounding areas.  Our knowledgeable staff are insured, licensed and certified to always be of assistance to you.  We have many years expertise working in building decks and crafting beautiful layouts for functionality and ease-of-use.  It is always our mission 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 a multitude of great building materials you can choose from.  You could pick from composite or traditional wood product.  You should be in the know about the great things about composite materials.   It is extremely durable and will last longer than wood.  Plus, there are a wide variety of colors on the market so we can craft anything you can dream up!   
 

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Doing it yourself, you are able to construct an 8×10-foot ground-level deck constructed of pressure-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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Labor costs will total just about two-thirds of the entire project cost. With contractors charging, on average, about $45 per square foot. For an average deck size between 200 and 500 square feet, you can plan to pay out 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 cheapest price possible is to create a plan.  Take Your Measurements.  Be sure 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-end 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 premium materials costs $35 per square foot

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The average deck size is between 300 and 400 square feet. Normally, a deck should be 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 two-thirds of the total project cost. With companies charging, on average, about $35 per square foot. For an average deck size between 200 and 500 square feet, you can plan to pay $7,000 and $17,000 just for installation and labor.

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Pressure-treated 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 hold up for 10 to 20 years. 

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Because composite or Trex decking is weather, insect, and rot resistant, it can last for 20+ 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 hard 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 small will get lost. A general rule of thumb is that a deck should be no bigger than the largest room in your home.

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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″ to 2′, 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 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 should only have 6 feet of space between your posts.

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Building a deck is not as hard 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 small will get lost. There’s a general rule of thumb that a deck should be no bigger than the largest room in your home.

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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 should only have 6 feet of space between your posts.

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In short, patios are usually cheaper than decks.
For example, seeing a patio is placed directly on the ground, you’ll want to choose a space that is level. Patios may not be the ideal 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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Our deck specialists are experts, always working to deliver a high quality design at a competitive price.

Our Service Area

We are honored to service Stow as well as all the surrounding region within a 30 mile radius.   Our trained team will come onsite to you promptly and deliver a detailed quote

Reach out to us today to obtain a complimentary for your home or company.  We also service the following cities: Maynard, Pine Lake, Hudson, Acton, West Concord, Sudbury, Marlborough, Littleton, Plain, Littleton Common

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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.

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