Deck Building

Simply put, having a deck at home can really make Edmonton’s summers much more enjoyable. You can just stand or sit on the deck while savoring a cool breeze every afternoon. However, building one is not as easy as others may think it is. Below are some things that you have to do if you are planning to build a deck at home.

Plan your deck.

planningOne of the first step that you should do is to plan the deck. You have to determine where should you build it. Are you going to attach it to the house? Or are you planning to make it free-standing? You also have to work for the lay out.

Planning a deck does not require an architect or a drafting professional, but requires careful planning nonetheless.

The important thing is that you make a draft that you can use as guide in building the deck.

Determine the materials that you are going to use.

materialsThe next step that you have to do is to evaluate the materials that you will be needing for your deck building. You have to analyze the number of posts and footings that could support the beams. Just keep in mind that the bigger the deck, the more footings you will need.

Aside from the number of footings, you also have to take into account the size of the beams and spacing span between the beams. When determining the materials to be used, you should also be able to come up with an approximate budget for the project.

Who can help you build a deck?

home depotBuilding a deck can be complicated, especially if you are planning make a statement. Parabola Developments is a Home Depot Certified Deck and Fence installer, and provides contractors who have the skills, the knowledge, and the training to build decks the right way.

So instead of doing everything on your own, why not leave everything to the hands of the professionals?

Our Process

We are a team of trustworthy professionals that work for you. Our process is a step-by-step way of ensuring you are happy with your project.


  1. Contact Parabola Developments about your awesome project idea.
  2. Set up a time to meet on site for your free project quote.
  3. Sign an agreement regarding the terms of the project based on your estimate. Place a $500 deposit to secure your job schedule and start date.
  4. Project begins! Determine your “Five Milestone Payment Plan” dates with a $1,500 holdback.
  5. Once 100% satisfied, release the holdback amount to Parabola Developments and enjoy your newly renovated space!