You have decided it is time to bring your timber decking to life and restore or refinish your deck. You may be building a new deck and require design, planning and construction for an outdoor entertaining area for your home.

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For a long-lasting, designer deck, you will need to call on the services of professional decking experts who may employ creative designers, and own equipment and products to get the job done.

Steps to aid in finding a good Decking Company:

  • Check to make sure that they have a current contractor’s license.
  • Ask how long they have been in business.
  • Get at least two quotes for the job.
  • Request price and workmanship guarantees and terms and conditions.

The best place to start in your search for a floor sander is word-of-mouth from family, friends and colleagues who have recently called on the services of a professional decking company.

Sanding and Finishing your Deck

Your home is a major investment as is any part of your home. To get the best finish for your deck you need to invest in the Best. Comparison shopping on quality is an idea but the best quality unfortunately will cost a little bit more than the “average” it is wise to go by recommendation, get quotes, get knowledge and go on your “gut feeling”.

Ask Questions

What kind of decking timbers, products and stains do you plan to use? What options do I have?

Good quality decking finishes and stains will be recommended by good Companies, you should be recommended a finish with a UV filter to aid in the protection of your deck. Make sure the decking expert can explain the benefits of the products they are recommending and ask for documentation of any manufacturer’s warranty info and product data.

Things to Look For in a Qualified Decking Company:

There are a number of qualifications that can set a professional decking company apart.


Make sure that the decking company you are considering is fully insured, with both workers’ compensation and public liability insurances. Your selected decking company should be able to provide you with a copy of their insurance policy

Safety Commitment

Accidents can happen with almost any home improvement project. Ask if your prospective candidate has OH &S Policy in place.

Clean Up

Ask the decking company how they intend to leave the work area once the job is completed.