Decaid, part of the Timber Decking Now Group P/L, is a Melbourne based 'domestic lifestyle home improvement business' that operates in Melbourne's Eastern Suburbs, specialising in the creation of 'lifestyle outdoor living concepts' for homes and investment properties.
Timber Decking Now or 'TDN' (as we are often referred to), consults with our clients in the comfort of their own home. We jointly identify and itemise our clients 'lifestyle' in relation to their outdoor leisure activities about the home.
TDN identifies our clients basic needs. In the event of a Timber Decking Project for instance, we may ask about the following...
These are just a sample of the simple but important points that Timber Decking Now identifies prior to any formal deck plan being formulated.
The same process of identification takes place when Timber Decking Now discuses a proposed Verandah Roof (or Pergola).
These and many other issues can be a constant source of frustration for home owners seeking to alleviate the extremes of climate and the restrictive nature of their surroundings.
With multiple options, developed over 12 years in the trade, Timber Decking Now can create a cost effective solution to these and other nagging issues as well as provide year round comfort within the home and equal enjoyment outside.
Before & After
In many circumstances, decks, verandah roofs, handrails and steps may need a "spot repair" only. In this case Timber Decking Now offers to conduct the REPAIRS at competitive rates using only the best of materials and workmanship. We will explain the issue and its cause. What options are available and give an "on the spot" quote.
Many projects require "Timber Decking Plans & Timber Decking Permits" from your local authority before proceeding. However, there are exceptions to the rule. There are also many regulations in place that may require more than meets the untrained eye. "Over viewing" is one such issue that in certain circumstances may cause angst during the planning process. TIMBER DECKING NOW has many years of professional experience and we are able to identify most hidden potential issues during our first visit on site.
There is NO substitute for experience. It is better to be completely informed and know what is realistically possible and within budget, rather than being 'blinded' and mislead!
TIMBER DECKING NOW prides itself on "straight talk" - honest - unbiased & constructive advice. We are happy to simply advise without charge and without obligation.
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Plans & Permits
In 2010 MELBOURNE DECK BUILDERS, Timber Decking Now, visited a delightful retired couple living in Forrest Hill, MELBOURNE.
The couple had a courtyard area between their garage and home which was a real eyesore and almost unusable during the Melbourne Winter. They had engaged a reputable company to construct a steel powder coated & gabled roof over the open span. The construction was the perfect solution in keeping the rain out, but truly emphasised the patchy, uneven and ugly surface beneath.
This led the retired couple to contact Timber Decking Now (through a personal recommendation from the roof builder) to quote on a timber deck and thereby creating a true alfresco dining and entertainment area.
Visiting this couple was an absolute delight. Bill and Doris were "old school" steeped in the traditional Australian values of hospitality, friendliness and a fair go for all!
After spending two hours chatting about life in general over a cup of tea and biscuits, we eventually got down to the business of measuring and quoting the project. Upon completing the measure and noting the couples requests, we again sat down over coffee and home made cakes whilst we finalised the figures.
We completed our figures, presented an "on the spot" quote and were explaining the details, when Bill suddenly looked to Doris and said "what time is it dear, I don't want to be late". Thinking we were holding them up, we began to pack our samples and paperwork up, when Bill stated,
"Iv'e got to get to the bank, can you wait for me, I will only be twenty minutes?"
"Why is that" we asked. "To get the deposit for the deck!"
"Have we won your project Bill?"
Bill looked at us and stated "Tea and biscuits for quoting...... coffee and cake for winners!"
The photos below show "before & after" shots taken during construction!
The deck is 140mm select grade Merbau with an all H3/H4 subfloor.
This new home in the basin was surrounded by mud, causing the young couple plenty of problems trying to keep their new home clean and tidy.
To make matters worse, they could not access their clothes line or use the rear roller door to the garage during the wet months.
Melbourne Deck Builders, Timber Decking Now, built this large and imposing deck to suit the young couples outdoor lifestyle. The deck was constructed during the muddy Winter of 2003.
Timber Decking Now was 'rained off' on three occasions during the construction period, making this project a drawn out battle with the elements. However, the end result justified the effort, with the new owners extremely happy with the multilevel finish.
Merbau, Treated Pine, Composite & Aussie Hardwood Decking Builders
With 14 years experience in the Deck Building trade (in Melbourne), DEC/AID can help make your Outdoor Decking dreams a reality. Contact Us for a no obligation, free on-site quote.
For a free quote ph 0451 022 041.