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    Timber Decking in Sydney

    Everyday living is made so much better with a timber deck in your outdoors. Whether to entertain, BBQ, or just provide a great place to take a step outside. Austek Home Improvements are the expert deck builders in Sydney with over 30 years of experience. We are well equipped to assist you in this endeavour with a service that looks after your decking requirements from start to finish. We are devoted to bringing you the highest quality finish, with native Australian timber species or innovative composite timber decking. Whatever dream you have for your area outdoors, our builders can look after your timber deck construction project with a service that delivers. Call us now for a deck in Camden, Castle Hill, Liverpool, Northern Beaches or Sutherland Shire.
    Reasonably priced, for the best value for money. Master Your Outdoors: Timber Decking There’s so much to love about the Sydney outdoors. With our love for our native trees, flowers, parks and long stretching beaches – there’s just so much to see from your backyard! Having a deck allows you to sit and enjoy the sights around your property at an elevated level. All while still being able to enjoy the fresh air and rich sunshine available outside. Austek Home Improvements understands that everyone has unique needs, therefore we offer onsite quotes. Our experts will come out to your home or business, check site foundations and work with you to understand what you’re looking for, we will then compile a quote including a breakdown of all material required.
    What does it cost to build a deck? Timber prices vary depending on what your requirements are and the total size and shape of the project. For instance, a straight deck, stairs, and railing would be a lot cheaper than curved design.
    What factors do I need to include in timber deck pricing?
    • Firstly, site or foundation preparation it may require excavation which means hour charge, or it may already have a solid foundation so no costs would be incurred. Hence the total price depends on how the foundation is prepared.
    • Materials costs, this could include joists and substructure, railing if needed, decking, nails, and hardware accessories. The material price is the most important factor in timber decking pricing.
    • Total shape and sizes of the project will make an enormous difference to overall cost. These two together is what determines the materials required and labours charges of your timber deck.
    Hardwood decking is a valuable investment. They have a distinctively different look over softwood timber decking, with each hardwood decking timber having its own unique sense of character with their colour, feel and grain. While the price of hardwood decking is notably higher, the difference is also is significant.
    Hardwood decking makes for excellent pool and hot tub surrounds that can act as a more rustic and relaxed alternative to concrete paving or pavers. You can also avail Austek Home Improvement services to extend a deck, create elegant walkways through your backyard or create a specialised custom deck for a cosy sunken lounge structure.
    Austek Home Improvements are specialists in timber decking with over 30 years of experience in this field, looking after different types of outdoor home improvement. You can also install some form of roofing whether from a pergola, awnings or extending your roof with an insulated roof panel to better preserve the wood and keep those using it properly shaded.We can talk you through some more suggestions to help you get the most out of your deck.
    In Australia, we are lucky to have vast amounts of timber species to select from. These include Spotted Gum, Ironbark, Jarrah, Silver top Ash, and Blackbutt. They all provide various levels of durability and will create a unique looking hardwood decking timber solution for years to come if they are professionally installed and maintained on a regular basis.
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    Austek Home Improvements was started to give customers a more personalised yet professional service and has been supplying and installing quality home improvements for 30 years.
    Austek Home Improvements insulated patio roof panels for sale provide superior comfort throughout the year with cooler summers and warmer winters. They provide great shelter against the sun’s strong rays, as well as wind and rain. Keeping you dry and out of the direct lines of harsh UV. Our Colorbond insulated roof panels also reduce the sound and movement resulting from wind, rain, hail and storms. Insulated roof panels also dramatically reduce construction times and site mess for a simpler, and more streamlined installation process.
    Individually designed Austek Home Improvements patio awnings and pergolas will enhance your lifestyle; whether it’s a Sunday brunch or Saturday night drinks and whether you have a lavish bungalow in the country or a lavish house in the bustling locality of Western Sydney. You’ll enjoy every moment under your Austek Home Improvements pergola or outdoor awnings at your Sydney home. Providing extra space all year round and protection from the elements, with the option of insulated roof panels, colorbond roofing, polycarbonate roofing or a combination of all three, you will have all the light and sun required to enjoy summer and winter all year round for many years to come.
    Austek Home Improvements is a well-known deck builder in Sydney, Australia. All Austek Home Improvements timber decks are built with the highest craftsmanship in mind and the best premium materials available. There is no better way to relax than by watching the sun go down on your beautifully crafted Austek Home Improvements timber deck. Our deck builders in Sydney are renowned for the care and attention to detail from inspecting the location you wish the deck to be installed, guiding you in choosing premium materials, design, construction and installation.
    We, at Austek Home Improvements, one of the leading carport installers, offer carports products, design, and installation expertise which are well known in the building industry. Carports can bring great value to your property for several reasons, such as shelter, entertaining, security and storage. They help protect your car from sun, rain, wind and snow. Installed with a remote-controlled door, they also add extra security to your car by providing a barrier to interrupt theft and vandalism.
    Austek Home Improvements can install Polycarbonate Roofing in your Sydney home which will block out 99.9% UV rays & heat. Whether using a traditional corrugated profile or multi-layer profile in the market, your family will benefit from high-quality and low maintenance glazing premium material that performs exceptionally well in the harsh Australian climatic conditions. Polycarbonate roofing has been increasing popular in Sydney, and there are a lot of reasons why. Polycarbonate is a material that can look a lot like glass because of its smoothness and high levels of transparency, but while the premium material allows light to pass through, it blocks UV and heat out. Polycarbonates make the perfect roofing for your pergola, carport or patio for those enjoy the outdoors and the natural light of the sun but not the headaches or sunburns it can give.
    Awnings keep the glare off your window and help you create more comfortable spaces in your property, both inside and out. Our home improvement builders at Austek can create attractive and durable awnings for your house or business.
    Do you have to pay for a quote?
    No, Austek is proud to quote on your job and offer free no obligation quotes.
    Do you need council permit or planning approval for my project?
    Depends many minor projects may not require council approval and planning permits because they come under exempt developments section” in the law, however, they need to comply with specific guidelines though, anything outside this will require a Council permit and planning approvals. Our certified staff will arrange all the required paperwork right through to the final inspection.
    Where can I get more information about planning?
    You can go online to the NSW Government planning & environment webpage
    Where do you source your premium materials from?
    We source our premium materials from trusted manufacturers who back their products with Manufacturers warranties and we use only Premium Australian Material.
    When can you start the project?
    If planning permit required, the drafting and application process can take roughly 2-3 weeks and council permits are a bit longer from 6-8 weeks to assess the application and make a decision.
    Can we build a deck on a property that is prone to Bushfires?
    Yes. Bushfire prone properties are to be assessed for their Bushfire Attack Level (BAL). This BAL is what determines the types of premium materials that can be used for the building project so that it complies with the relevant Australian Standards (AS).
    What are the warranties available?
    Under the Home Building Act is a list of statutory warranties all our building and renovation work are covered by. We source our materials from trusted manufacturers who back their products with Manufacturers warranties and comply to Australian Standards.
    What size boards are best for decking?
    You can use 2×4, 2×6, 4×6, or 5/4×6 deck boards for your decking. The most popular size boards for timber decking in Sydney at the moment are 2×4 and 5/4×6. While wide deck boards are trendy, it is important to note that there is more of a cost that goes in with the materials needed to join them together and attention to care needed. Therefore, wide deck boards won’t save you from more work compared to thinner deck boards.
    How to choose the right timber decking services in Sydney?

    To select the right timber decking services in Sydney it is important to keep these things in mind: reliability, quality and price. In order to properly compare providers, look through the galleries of decking service providers to see if you like the decks that they build. Also look up reviews left behind by their past clients. Most companies provide free quotes, but you should also check that they do beforehand to save yourself the pain if that is not the case. Many companies are also happy to provide you with testimonies from past clients.

    Once you are done researching and comparing these factors, you will be able to make a decision on a timber decking service provider that offers you the best value for money.

    At Austek Home Improvements, quotes are free and we’re happy to provide you with testimonies from past customers. We’re also happy to make suggestions and help guide you in getting out the best of your new deck. 

    What is the best wood to use for outdoor decking?

    Hardwood timbers make the best outdoor decking, with the perfect balance of beauty, strength and long life.Jarrah is an Australian native hardwood that has become the gold choice for many Australians for its beautiful vibrant colour. Additionally, it is also remarkably durable and fire resistant. However, as it is a highly sought timber decking in Sydney, it is also often more expensive.

    We also have a range of other attractive hardwood options to choose from, as well as treated pine which is popular for those looking for an affordable choice.

    You can contact Austek Home Improvement for more information on your options for timber decking in Sydney, on 1300 765 895.

    Do patios increase home value?
    It’s important to not overlook your outdoors when you are looking to increase value in the house before you put it on the market. A stylish and comfortable looking patio is a great way to have potential buyers in an inspection saying ‘wow’ and leaving with the property well on their mind. A patio deck adds a new space for families to enjoy alfresco dining, and morning or evening tea.
    What is the difference between a patio and deck?
    While both are outdoors, a patio is an area that sits on the ground that is paved and can be either attached or separate from the house. On the other hand, a patio deck is on a platform whether it’s on an open porch or a raised platform in your garden.
    Is it better to have a deck or patio?

    If you have uneven terrain and are looking to create an outdoor sitting and lounging space then a deck or patio deck is a must. As it is on a platform, it can be used to give you an even surface for alfresco dining and outdoor lounging. However, you can otherwise work out the best option for you based on your budget, the makeup of your land and what you desire out of an additional outdoor area.

    Decks are great for those who want a view anda higher percentage of returns on average. However, patios cost more, don’t require a lot of maintenance, usually last much longer and offer more privacy as its lower on the ground.