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Designers and builders of elegant outdoor PT treeated Ipe and composite decks, a Connecticut CT deck building contractor
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    Deck Specialists Inc ipe deck builder Custom Ipe,PT     Composite Local Deck Builders
 Locally Owned & Operated in     Hartford County Connecticut CT
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Sealing or Oiling Ipe Decks:
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      Deck Specialists Inc
      PO Box 2001
      Manchester CT 06045

    Manchester
860-646-0032
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860-651-4283
   
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Hot Tub Decks

    Hot Tubs continue to be very popular and a properly designed deck is necessary to not only hold the deck, but create easy access to the hot tub. Hot decks need be very strong as the average hot tub when filled can weigh as much as a car. This usually means an extra beam or two and 6x6 posts (usually spaced closer together) and shorter joists spans.

    The tub can sit on top of the deck with stairs or platforms up to it, be partially sunken, or my favorite, sit on a lower level with one or more sides butting up to the main deck. This creates an easy entry point aiming for the top of the tub to be about 16" above the main deck. Even elderly can now sit down on the top rim of the tub and swing their legs in. Perhaps the most difficult tub to enter is a fully sunken or flush mounted tub and probably should be avoided.

       

    ipe hot tub deck with ipe bench  upper level ipe hot tub deck with privacy screen

 Remember to keep the distance to the house or mud room as short as possible, for those wintery sprints into the tub as a good hot tub will be used year round. A privacy wall is also a good idea for hot tub decks especially higher decks. Also, remember to allow space for the cover lifter and access panels. A 7' by 7' hot tub will require at least a 10' by 10' deck area.

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DECK SPECIALISTS INC your local custom Ipe, composite and treated deck builder in Connecticut CT 
We are looking for a deck installer, E-mail us if you are a motivated quick learner.
                                   
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