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Archadeck of Central GA Answers Your Most Asked Questions!

Are you ready to embark on getting the outdoor living space you’ve always dreamed of? Or, do you have questions about what you are getting into? Our blog is filled with informative and enjoyable posts that will help inspire and educate you before, during and after completion of your anticipated outdoor living project!

FAQ: Do I need a permit?

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Most construction projects require permitting. It does vary from county to county in our area. We will certainly obtain the proper permits as required by law. If you forgo the permitting process, you could be fined, your homeowners’ insurance may be compromised, and you may be unable to sell your house until permitting requirements are satisfied. Furthermore, if you have unresolvable issues with your contractor you may be unable to receive help from the courts because you chose to proceed without the legally required permits.

If you choose to acquire the permits yourself, then you are acting as the contractor and whoever is doing the work for you is considered an employee. This can be a big problem if have an issue with the quality of the construction or there is an accident. Learn more in our blog To Permit or Not Permit, That is the Question….

You can also read more about the importance of having your deck professionally inspected.

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FAQ: Does Archadeck of Central Georgia do repair work or small jobs?

While we would love to work with you, we are usually not the most cost-effective choice for smaller jobs or repair work. Consider this analogy, which is something most homeowners can relate to: You don’t hire a doctor to put on a band-aid. We offer very competitive pricing for our typical-sized and larger jobs, but on smaller jobs we are not going to be your most competitive solution. There are times when what you truly need is a handyman or contractor who specializes in small home-repair projects.

As a high-quality deck and porch builder – and yes, we also build sunrooms, hardscapes, fire pits, etc. – we know that we cannot be all things to all people. Archadeck of Central Georgia stays focused on the projects where we bring the most value. These include outdoor kitchens, outdoor fireplaces, and pergolas, too.

Learn more in our story Does Archadeck of Central GA do repair work or small jobs?

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FAQ: Do decks for above ground pools really cost more than the pool?

Are you enticed by end-of-summer sale prices for above ground pools? Before you dive into purchasing an above ground pool for your family, Archadeck of Central Georgia recommends you consider all of the potential expense, beyond the cost of the pool itself, before making a purchasing decision. This includes the cost of adding an above ground pool deck.

Learn more in our story Will An Above Ground Pool Deck Have You Swimming In Debt.

FAQ: How much is my project going to cost?

One of the most common questions we get from homeowners is “how much will it be?” Archadeck of Central GA understands most homeowners want some idea of what they are getting into before getting too involved with the process, which is a reasonable request. The main thing to remember is, in most cases, the bottom line number for your quote usually comes in lower once we have input all the relevant information. There are many factors that come into play when putting together an accurate quote for a custom outdoor living space including materials, elevation, and the size of your space just to name a few.

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Archadeck of Central GA Discusses the Complexity of the Answer to the Million Dollar Question of “Just Tell Me How Much it is Going to be” When it Comes to Outdoor Living Space Designs

When discussing project costs, part of choosing the right builder for your outdoor living space is knowing the builder has your best interests in mind. With this in mind, Archadeck of Central GA warns homeowners to be wary of the builder who throws out a number on the spot.

Learn more in our blog Buyer Beware: Archadeck of Central GA Warns Homeowners to be Wary of the Contractor Who Gives You A Quote on the Spot, and here is Why…

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