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Deck Installation

Searching for a deck builder in Minneapolis? Whether you need deck installation or replacement, you need experts on your side to get the job done right. At Natural Environments Corporation, we offer Minnesota deck installation services that keep your needs in mind from the outset. As a top option for landscaping in Minneapolis, we’ll ensure you have the deck installed that best fits your budget and style. With our expert team and 40 years of experience, you can trust us to turn your dream deck into a reality. Get started by requesting a quote today. 

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Why Is Deck Installation Important?

Decks are primarily entertainment and relaxation spaces. Perhaps you’re interested in outdoor cooking and dining, a fire table, or maybe a hot tub. Whether you just want to enjoy time alone or throw a party for your friends and family, decks are great places to do just that. 

Deck installation isn’t just important for people who don’t have a deck. If your deck is damaged, you may want a new one. Some signs you may need a replacement include:

  • Rotting wood 
  • Misaligned deck beams 
  • Warped deck boards
  • Wood sounds hollow when you step on it
  • Cracks on your deck


How Are Decks Designed and Installed in Minnesota?

When you’re looking to install a new deck, the first step is to hire a designer who can create the design and the drawings you need for the permit. Here are some things we take into account when designing a deck: 

  • Local laws: There are many rules and regulations that govern how a deck is installed and how it has to be designed. Everything from the stair system to the railing system to the footing to the framing system needs to be designed in accordance with the current local rules and regulations. 
  • Your lifestyle and expectations: Ideally, decks should be functional in a way that fits your lifestyle. If you have a busy schedule, you may not have time to maintain a deck. In that case, we will evaluate whether a maintenance-free deck might be the best option for you. 
  • Aesthetics: Your deck should also complement your home and improve its aesthetics. The material choice plays a major role in aesthetics.  For example, wooden decks often have a classic look to them, while steel decks have a unique and modern feel.
  • Intended use: The way you intend to use your deck may affect the design. For example, if you need space for a dining table and grill area, the deck will need to be larger than if you just want a small sitting area. 


Once these aspects have been considered during the design process, we move on to installation. The expertise we have in installing decks allows us to work efficiently without sacrificing quality. 



Choosing the Right Minneapolis Deck Builder.

When choosing the right deck installation company, there are two main factors to keep in mind. These include:

Material Choices Offered 

Companies that have multiple material options available will better suit your needs than a company that only offers one.  This is true for the deck itself and the railing. For deck materials, you might want a wood deck, specialty wood deck, stone deck, steel deck, or composite deck. As for railing systems, there are multiple types, from glass to cable to wood to composites to metal. 

If you only have one option available, you won’t be able to find one that suits your desired aesthetic and budget. 


You also need experienced workers to help design and build the deck. The level of satisfaction a client feels from their deck is determined by the design, material selection, and the quality of the installation. Only experts will be able to take into account all the necessary details. Experienced installers will then be able to implement the design and give you what you’re looking for. 

At Natural Environments Corporation, we offer a wide variety of material choices and have the expertise to install all of them well. Request a quote from us today. 

What Happens if Decks Aren’t Installed Correctly?

Having an improperly installed deck can cause a significant safety hazard that requires expensive repairs. Choose an expert installer if you want to avoid all of the following: 


An improperly installed deck can be dangerous. For example, if there is not a stable foundation, the deck might collapse. Since many decks are raised above the ground, a collapsing deck can lead to injuries. If you’re entertaining on an improperly installed deck and someone is severely injured, they may try to file a lawsuit against you. 


Another issue is that the deck installation process usually takes longer. Someone who doesn’t have experience installing decks won’t have as much familiarity with the materials they’re using or the installation process

Permit Problems

You might also have issues with permits. Most decks require permits and if an inexperienced deck installer tells you that you don’t need a permit, this can have all kinds of consequences. You might be charged a fine, forced to take the deck down, or are unable to sell your home until the problem is resolved. Even if they do tell you that you need a permit, you’ll likely run into issues during the process, leading it to take longer than normal. 


Once your deck is built, you might be disappointed in the results of an inexperienced installer. The aesthetics could be worse than you expected. Also, if the quality of the deck is poor, it may need to be repaired often for it to work. 

At Natural Environments Corporation, we do not want you to face any of these issues. Request a quote from us today to find out more about our expert deck installation services. 

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Natural Environments Corporation Frequently Asked Questions

Usually, decks need permits. You should hire a professional deck installer who understands the local rules and regulations surrounding deck permits to ensure this process goes smoothly.

Yes, a deck can add value to your home. This is especially true for decks that are professionally installed. Decks are attractive to buyers who like to spend time outdoors.

Whether you should repair or replace your deck depends on the extent of the damage. If your deck is heavily damaged or at risk of collapsing, it is usually best to get a new one. If you’re unsure which option to go with, feel free to call us, and we’ll help you determine whether a new deck is right for you. 

Since they can both be used as entertainment and relaxation spaces, some people mix the two up. A deck is a raised platform that’s typically attached to your house. Decks can be right above ground level, be attached to the second story, or even have multiple levels. Patios, meanwhile, are on the ground. They can be attached or detached from the house. 



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