We know you have a busy schedule and
setting up an estimate can be difficult, so consider starting here. Of course
call us at 1-800-231-DECK if this does not work for you.
By providing us with your info and your ideas
we can work with you to design an optimal deck for your home.
(we may have to visit the jobsite to verify dimensions.)
|This is for Connecticut residents only, within a 45 minute
radius of Manchester/Hartford for new deck or replacement deck
you may also
elect to contact us thru our online contact form
Directions for online estimate and
(don't fret complete as
much as you can)
pictures of your house, showing either the existing deck or the area you would
like the new deck to be located. (.jpg or acrobat format is best).
2. Sketch your ideas of your new deck.
(graph paper works well.)
very rough or simple sketch can be helpful
3. Take careful measurements of your
house. Measure all the jogs in the house, locating relevant windows, doors,
chimneys, bump outs, bulk head doors, downspouts, heights of the deck etc. and
note these on your sketch as best as you can.
4. Take down some notes on how you plan on
using the deck. Examples: I would like to have an area
for a large table, I like to grille and would like a dedicated grilling area, I
would like to have a hot tub area, I would like some seating or benches, single
level or multi levels, a visit to our
design studio may be
Indicate when you would like this project to commence and your flexibility in
5. Locate any relevant building lines or
setbacks, wells or septic tanks, or any obstructions in your yard. (A copy of
your plot plan can be very helpful!) Specify the approximate distance the materials need to
6. Indicate what materials you are
interested in (PT, Ironwood, Ironwood vinyl, Composites, etc.). Also, if there is
a budgeted amount to adhere to in the design. Indicate any other special
considerations you can think of.
Make sure to include
your name, full address, e-mail address, and phone numbers!!
8. E-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org or send hard copies to:
Deck Specialists inc. PO box 2001 Manchester CT 06045.
We will e-mail you a quote and
design drawing ASAP!.
(please note we will need to verify all measurements and info prior to contract)
Note: this is an excellent
first contact between Deck Specialists, Inc. and yourself, it may take several
e-mails back and forth with design changes and in home meetings to nail
down final designs and quotes
note: If you are looking for a replacement deck with same footprint
as your existing deck just mention that in e-mail with your home
address, and we will look at it and e-mail your quote ASAP
One more note: If you have really no
idea what you are looking for, and are not good with visualizing, go
ahead and mention you are looking for our recommendations and your
home address, we will visit your place and email you some of our
ideas for you deck.