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Frequently Asked Questions

At Minneapolis Decks, we understand that you may have questions about the decking process, materials, and customization options. We've compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help you find answers to your most pressing concerns. From permits and project renderings to warranties and home value, we've got you covered. If you don't find the information you're looking for here, please don't hesitate to reach out to our team. We're always happy to provide additional guidance and support to ensure that your decking experience is a positive one.

  • Do you have experience working with various budget ranges?
    Yes, we work with a wide range of budgets to help you create the perfect deck for your needs and preferences.
  • Do you offer a variety of railing options for my deck?
    Yes, we provide a wide range of railing options, including traditional wood, composite, aluminum, glass, and cable railings.
  • Are your decks designed to withstand harsh weather conditions?
    Our decks are built using high-quality materials and expert craftsmanship to ensure they can withstand the varying weather conditions experienced in the Minneapolis area.
  • Do you offer repair services for existing decks?
    At Minneapolis Decks, we primarily focus on designing and constructing new, high-quality decks for our clients. Consequently, we do not offer repair services for existing decks. Our expertise lies in creating custom deck solutions tailored to each client's needs and preferences, ensuring a lasting and enjoyable outdoor living space
  • How do you handle drainage and water management for my deck?
    We incorporate efficient drainage systems into our deck designs to prevent water damage and ensure the longevity of your deck.
  • What types of composite deck materials do you offer?
    We offer a variety of high-quality composite decking materials from reputable manufacturers, each with unique features and benefits. We will help you choose the best option for your project.
  • Do you have experience working with homeowners' associations and their requirements?
    Yes, we have experience working with homeowners' associations and will adhere to their guidelines and regulations while designing and constructing your deck.
  • Can I make changes to the deck design during construction?
    We encourage you to finalize your design before construction begins. However, we understand that changes may be necessary, and we'll do our best to accommodate them.
  • What safety measures do you follow during deck construction?
    Our team adheres to strict safety guidelines and industry best practices to ensure the safety of our workers and clients during deck construction.
  • Can you build a screened-in porch or sunroom in addition to my deck?
    Absolutely! We can design and build a custom screened-in porch or sunroom to complement your new deck and enhance your outdoor living space.
  • What is the typical lifespan of a deck built by Minneapolis Decks LLC?
    Decks built by Minneapolis Decks, especially those constructed with maintenance-free materials, can last 25-30 years with minimal upkeep.
  • How far in advance should I book my deck project with you?
    We recommend booking your deck project as early as possible to secure a spot in our schedule.
  • Can you help me choose the best outdoor lighting for my deck?
    Our team can advise you on the most suitable outdoor lighting options for your deck, considering both aesthetics and functionality.
  • How do I schedule a visit to your showroom?
    To schedule a visit to our showroom, give us a call at (952) 767-5550 or email
  • What areas do you serve in and around Minneapolis?
    Minneapolis Decks serves the Twin Cities and its eight surrounding counties, with our headquarters located in Edina, MN.
  • Can you build multi-level decks or incorporate existing landscaping features?
    Yes, our team is experienced in designing and constructing multi-level decks and integrating existing landscaping elements.
  • How do I prepare my yard for deck construction?
    Clear the construction area of any furniture, plants, or other items and inform your neighbors about the upcoming project to maintain good relations.
  • What is the payment process for my deck project?
    We will discuss the payment process during your consultation, offering flexible options to suit your financial needs.
  • Can you build decks around pools or hot tubs?
    Yes, we can design and build custom decks to accommodate pools or hot tubs, ensuring proper safety measures and accessibility.
  • Can you help me choose the best furniture and accessories for my new deck?
    At Minneapolis Decks, while we don't offer furniture sales, we're pleased to incorporate furniture into our design renderings, allowing you to visualize how it fits within your outdoor space. This approach ensures that you can make informed decisions about furniture selection and arrangement to create a harmonious and functional deck environment.
  • Can you help with the design process for my deck?
    Absolutely! Our team specializes in custom deck designs, and we provide 3D computer renderings to help you visualize your project before construction begins.
  • How do you determine the cost of a deck project?
    We determine the cost of a deck project based on factors such as materials, size, design complexity, and any additional features.
  • How do I properly care for and maintain my deck after construction?
    For maintenance-free materials, minimal upkeep is required. For other materials, periodically wash your deck, and apply a sealant every 1-3 years, depending on sun
  • Do you offer any discounts or promotions for deck construction?
    At Minneapolis Decks, we take pride in offering consistently high-quality decks and outstanding customer service. Out of respect for our valued customer base, we do not offer discounts or promotions. Our commitment to superior craftsmanship and materials ensures that each project we undertake is a true reflection of our expertise, providing lasting value for our clients. This unwavering dedication to quality is why we choose not to run discounts on our deck construction services.
  • Are your materials eco-friendly or sustainably sourced?
    We prioritize environmental responsibility by using sustainable materials and practices whenever possible.
  • How do you ensure my deck is safe and structurally sound?
    We follow industry best practices and building codes to ensure that your deck is safe, structurally sound, and built to last for years to come.
  • Do you offer free consultations for potential clients?
    Yes, we offer free consultations to discuss your project and provide expert advice on design and materials.
  • What are the most popular trends in deck design?
    Current trends in deck design include incorporating multi-functional spaces, using mixed materials, adding unique lighting features, and incorporating built-in seating and planters.
  • Are there financing options available for deck construction?
    At Minneapolis Decks, we currently do not offer in-house financing options for deck construction projects. However, many of our clients choose to finance their projects through alternative methods, such as home equity loans, personal loans, or credit cards. We recommend discussing your financing options with a financial advisor or your bank to find the best solution tailored to your budget and needs.
  • Can I see examples of your past work or customer testimonials?
    Our website features a gallery of completed projects, and we encourage you to read the reviews and testimonials from our satisfied clients.
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