Our Story

Frequently Asked Questions



Q: How long have you been in business?


25 years and counting.

Q: What best describes your operation?


Small and detailed. We work one-on-one with clients.

Q: Do you do commercial work?


Yes. We have completed jobs for condominiums, hospitals, and other businesses in the Nashville area.

Q: Can you tell me about ipê?


Yes. We have created an entire page all about ipê wood.

Q: What does it cost to build a deck, porch, or pergola?


The cost varies greatly depending on square footage, materials, etc. The easiest way to get an accurate job estimate is to fill out our free estimate request form and we'll be able to calculate a rough cost per square foot. Then, you can decide if Deck Designs is the right company for you and also make adjustments to your design in order to stay within budget.

Q: How long does it take to complete a typical job?


Construction time depends on many factors, including preplanning with the customer, weather, and material availability. We work as efficiently as we can, always mindful that you want your job done sooner than later. Our 4-man crew, who has worked together for over 15 years, normally completes one job before starting the next job.

Q: Do you work with builders?


We're proud of our partnership with Middle Tennessee's finest custom home builders. Deck Designs of Brentwood has provided beautiful, functional outdoor living areas to homes in Nashville's most upscale neighborhoods, including: Annandale, Governor's Club, Hampton Reserve, Princeton Hills, and many others.

Q: How can I prepare for our meeting?


Pictures of what you like are the easiest way to communicate your needs. Take the time to write down any details that will make your installation complete, such as copper post caps, detailed iron rails vs. wooden rails, etc.

Q: How much of Middle Tennessee do you cover?


Within a 25-30 mile radius of Nashville is typical, but please inquire if you'd consider yourself within our range.