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What sets us apart from other deck builders?

1. VOTED #1 DECK CONTRACTOR IN KANSAS CITY: 
2006 through 2010 - Kansas City Remodeling Industry (2010 "Best Service" award)
2007, 2009 - Andover Research Group "Overall Quality" award
2008 - PSRC (Polls & Surveys Research Council) "Based off cumulative data gathered"
2008, 2009 - Named Kansas City's "Overall Premier Contractor for Continued Excellence" by the Kansas City Remodeling Industry.
2010 - Andover Research Group "Premier Designer" award

2. ONLY DECK BUILDER WITH SHOWROOMS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:  We are locatable and you can view our craftsmanship up close and personal.

3. EXCLUSIVELY BUILD DECKS:  Unlike many other deck builders, we do not “dabble” in several different trades. Instead, we master and enhance the art of deck construction.

4. MOST COMPREHENSIVE WARRANTY IN THE INDUSTRY:  2 year craftsmanship/ 5 year wood rot

5. OWNER OPERATED:  Always an owner supervising and in direct contact and communication with our customers.

6. In House Employees - Opposed to subcontracting, we employ and retain our own carpenters. This allows us to maintain a high level of quality and achieve consistent results.

DW Blog  //  Useful Deck Information

Our blog contains useful information pertaining to the deck industry.  We make every effort to update it as frequently as possible.   We also try to keep the topics on a local level following the Kansas City market trends. Weather, suppliers, and building products are some of the more common topics we discuss.

The deck industry is constantly evolving so some of our research will reach out across the county, and even the world.  That’s because we try to stay in tune with the latest building trends, codes, and products.  However, please keep in mind that different regions may vary greatly in construction methods, IRC code adaptation, and types of building products being used.

If you would like to contribute any relative comments, questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to register on the right and submit your post for our webmaster to review.  We check comments on a regular basis and will always respond to pertinent information and inquiries.

 

Jul 15 Comments

What a Summer!

What a Summer!

The brutal summer heat and extremely dry conditions are making this summer one to remember. Our crews are starting and finishing their days earlier, drinking more water and taking more breaks due to the scorching sun and oven like temps. Digging has also been more of a challenge as the dirt is more like powdered […]

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Apr 2 2 comments

A deck continues to produce a nice return on investment.

A deck continues to produce a nice return on investment.

I know it sounds awfully repetitive because it seems like I post something like this at least once a month.  However, I think it’s one of the more important points I can relay to homeowners and deck builders alike.  Decks have always been and still are one of the more secure investments when it comes […]

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DW notices a trend in larger Kansas City decks.

DW notices a trend in larger Kansas City decks.

As a professional Kansas City deck builder, we’ve always built an array of deck designs and sizes. We construct decks that range from postage stamp size martini lookouts to expansive outdoor environments including fireplaces, kitchens, and jacuzzi. We’ve always had a fairly regular distribution of small and simple decks sprinkled in with larger and more […]

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Feb 23 1 comment

Deck Permit Compliance – “What every homeowner should know!”

Deck Permit Compliance – “What every homeowner should know!”

There’s always been a huge misconception whether building permits for decks are required. Today, there is a quickly growing number of deck builders who choose not to bother with properly passing deck permits. Most likely to either avoid the time and cost involved or a negligent understanding of their importance. Some deck builders give creative […]

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Feb 11 Comments

Functional and Cost Effective Deck Planning

Functional and Cost Effective Deck Planning

Professional deck builders see a wide variety of potential customers.  Some desire an intricate design combined with ornate accessories and features which coincide with the architecture of their home.  Yet others just need a basic layout constructed with simple, durable and low maintenance materials.  And there is an infinite range of desires within this spectrum.  […]

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Feb 6 3 comments

DW Elite Decks site map is now active.

DW Elite Decks site map is now active.

Our sitemap is a navigational tool which helps guide users through the plethora of  information on our website. Here, you’ll be able to find information regading the design and construction of decks, screened porches, pergolas, and stamped concrete. The About page which details our history and method of operations is also easily accessible.  Our Digital Catalog is […]

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