Wood Decks

Dallas Deck Builders

Bailey Clark

Bailey is an experienced landscape designer who specializes in unique and upscale outdoor living spaces.

Matt Walker

Matt is a born builder and his attention to detail on our projects is why our customers consistently leave great reviews.

Benefits Of A Deck

A wooden deck is a convenient and economical way to extend the comfort of your home into an outdoor living space. A custom deck seamlessly transitions between indoors and outdoors, providing a spacious area for leisure and social gatherings.

  • Natural Beauty: Wood’s natural aesthetic brings warmth and rustic charm to any outdoor setting; making your deck a focal point of your home.
  • Customization: With various types of wood and design options to choose from, your deck can be customized to fit both your style and functional needs.
  • Increased Home Value: A well-constructed wooden deck not only enhances curb appeal but can also significantly increase the resale value of your home.
  • Versatile Utility: Decks serve multiple purposes: they can be your outdoor dining area, a sunny spot for lounging, or the stage for your family gatherings and barbecues.
  • Seamless Integration: Decks can be designed to connect seamlessly with other elements of your home from framing pools and gardens to adding a second story platform off your master bedroom.

Our team of Dallas deck builders takes pride in creating spaces that blend beauty with functionality. Your wooden deck will be designed to fit your specific lifestyle needs, and the design of your home, ensuring the deck you’re picturing in your mind is exactly what you get when the project is complete.

Wood Deck Designs

A deck is an extension of the comfort and accessibility of your home’s interior out into the outdoors. It’s your own “red carpet” experience leading into your backyard. A deck is also an environmentally-friendly and sustainable investment into your home.

Each our projects begins with a design process where we create a 3D rendering of your wooden deck, customizing every detail to your specifications. For inspiration, here are some of the most popular wooden deck design ideas for modern homes.

  • Platform Decks: Ideal for level lots, platform decks are the simplest form, lying close to the ground and providing a seamless extension of your living space. These decks are excellent for grilling and entertaining outdoors, protecting the feet, and increasing your usable space.
  • Raised Decks: Perfect for homes with above-grade first floors, raised decks include railings and steps and offer a great view. They are especially good in homes with gardens and natural landscapes, or access to water, making the most of your location and its surroundings.
  • Multilevel Decks: These decks are designed for sloped yards, featuring several levels connected by steps or paths, each providing access to a different feature in your yard. Multilevel decks are great for creating different areas of your outdoor space and more room to entertain.
  • Freestanding Decks: Not attached to the house, these decks are placed in open spaces in your yard, creating a destination point or island. They work well surrounding features like pools or garden ponds, providing easy access and additional lounge space.
  • Covered Decks: These decks provide protection from the sun and rain, and allow you to enjoy your outdoor living space, and entertain guests, later in the year -and even during inclement weather- with options for built-in overhead lighting and fans. Covered decks are perfect for hosting outdoor gatherings and ensuring comfort and convenience.

Additionally, we pride ourselves on offering a wide array of customization options for your wooden deck to enhance its aesthetic and functional value. Combining wood deck styles and customizing these options guarantees that you’re getting a final product that is unique to your tastes and fits your home design.

  • Choice of Wood: Select from a range of wood types such as classic Brazilian Ipe. Alternately we can also use either composite (partially wood) or PVC-based boards for greater durability.
  • Staining and Painting: Customize the color of a wood deck with a variety of staining and painting options. Whether you want a natural wood look or a bold color that stands out, we can accommodate any style. If you choose composite or PVC based deck boards staining is not necessary and your upkeep is minimal into the future.
  • Railing Styles: Choose from several railing styles to enhance safety and add character to your deck, including traditional wood, modern glass, or aluminum; each providing a very different look and feel.
  • Built-in Features: Benches, planters, drink rails, and more can be incorporated naturally into your deck’s design to increase its utility and maximize your investment.
  • Lighting: Add lighting fixtures and enjoy your deck well into the night. Keep it subtle with soft recessed lighting or make a statement with pendant lights or classic post lights. There are so many unique options when it comes to lighting!
  • Flooring Patterns: Take your design to the next level by installing the floor in a beautiful design like decorative inlays or picture frame borders. Each pattern offers a unique aesthetic that can complement the architecture of your home.

When you work with Clark Outdoor Designs, our designer will translate your vision into 3D with a digital rendering that our team of custom deck builders will turn into a reality.

If you’re ready to begin, click below to schedule a home visit to begin the design process.

Deck Installation

Our team of Dallas deck builders will handle your installation quickly and professionally, minimizing disruptions to your day to day life. Here’s how we ensure that every customer has a seamless experience:

  • Consultation and Design: First we visit your home to measure the space and evaluate the landscape where you want to build. While there, we’ll discuss your vision, preferences, and functional requirements for the deck. Then our designer will tailor a custom wooden deck design to fit your house, your property, and your needs.

  • Material Selection: Next, you’ll choose from a variety of high-quality woods and finishes that match your tastes and your budget. For example, cedar is known for its durability and natural resistance to rot, but a composite material requires less maintenance. Each option has different costs, and pros and cons, which we’ll discuss with you in detail.

  • Site Preparation: Before construction begins, our team prepares the installation site. We clear debris, level the ground where necessary, and ensure that the foundation will support the structure securely. This step is crucial to prevent future issues with the deck.

  • Construction and Assembly: Experienced wood deck installers handle the construction, according to the approved designs and using only the best quality materials we can source. This phase includes setting posts, framing the deck area, and carefully installing the chosen wood planks.

  • Finishing Touches: After the main construction, we add any additional features you request, such as railings, stairs, and custom lighting. The deck is then stained or sealed to protect the wood from the elements and enhance its appearance.

  • Final Inspection and Walk-Through: We conduct a thorough inspection to ensure everything is constructed to our high standards. And then we perform a final walk-through with you to make sure you’re completely satisfied and addresses any concerns before we consider the project complete.

With Clark Outdoor Designs, your new wooden deck will be built to be both beautiful and long-lasting. When you’re ready, reach out to us for a free estimate.

How Much Does A Deck Cost?

Calculating the cost of installing a wooden deck depends on various factors such as the size of the deck area, the type of wood you select, complexity of your design, other features you decide to add, and any site preparation which is required.

Elaborate deck designs with high-end materials or features do tend increase the budget. However, investing into your deck construction now will ensure you maximize its value and longevity.

If you’re ready to begin the planning process, click the button below to schedule a visit so one of our experts can assess your situation and provide an estimate for your project.


“What a great experience overall. They transformed our outdoor space. Matt and his team were great. They made sure we were completely satisfied before taking the final payment. He has also been around to answer a few follow-up questions and add some details to our outdoor kitchen after completion. Highly recommend!”

“Clark Outdoor Designs did an amazing job on my outdoor kitchen.   They were very easy to work with and were proactive with giving us timelines and schedules .  All self induced change orders were very fair. No change orders that were not self induced.  Would recommend and will use again.”

“These guys are incredible. Two days and they were done.  Such attention to detail and the finished product is amazing. They even went above and beyond and had their gutter guy come reroute a downspout that I had been trying to get the pool company to do for a month.

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