Over time some wooden decks start to sag, and this is a major problem. A sagging deck is an unsafe deck and is something that you need to take care of immediately. There are a variety of reasons why decks sag, and there are a couple of things you can do. As an experienced Maryland deck builder, we wanted to take some time today to discuss these things.

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Why Do Decks Sag?

In most cases, sagging decks are completely preventable. The reason most decks sag is because they were built improperly in the first place. There are certain soils that may not be suitable to support a deck when not treated properly, and over time your deck will start to sink into the soil. These are the kinds of risks you run when you work with an inexperienced Maryland deck builder. You may have saved a little bit of money upfront, but in time the subpar craftsmanship will end up costing you more.

What Can I Do?

Obviously the best way to get out of this problem is to prevent it from happening in the first place, but what if your deck is already sagging? It is possible to make your deck level again, but this is a very elaborate and difficult task and is one best left to a professional Maryland deck builder.

How Big of a Problem is a Sagging Deck?

In addition to being a major eyesore, sagging decks can actually be dangerous. They tend to get worse over time, so if you notice your deck beginning to sag it’s best to nip that problem in the bud. We’ve heard and seen some horror stories over the years of decks that were allowed to sag until they completely collapsed. Your friends and loved ones will be using your deck, and you don’t want any of them to get hurt. Getting the deck fixed or replaced is your best bet.

Work With an Experienced Maryland Deck Builder

Here at North American Deck & Patio, we’ve been providing our deck building services to Marylanders for years now, and we’ve enjoyed every moment of it. Our customers are more than just customers, they’re also our friends, family, and community members, and we treat them as such. Our team of Maryland deck building experts is standing by ready to help you in any way possible. Give us a call today.

Why Choose North American Deck and Patio

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Our 30+ years of experience and accumulated knowledge sets us apart from our competitors. We have designed and worked on a variety of different landscaping projects each customized to fit the needs of the customer. Our expertise allows us to ensure that you get exactly what you want – and we’ll even back it up with a warranty.

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Anne Arundel County Deck and Patio: Annapolis (21401, 21403, 21409), Arnold (21012), Crofton (21114), Crownsville (21032), Gambrills (21054), Glen Burnie (21060, 21061), Hanover (21076), Jessup (20794), Pasadena (21122), Severn (21144), Severna Park (21146).

Baltimore County Deck and Patio: Arbutus (21227), Catonsville (21228, 21250), Cockeysville (21030, 21031, 21065), Dundalk (21222), Edgemere (21219), Essex (21221), Garrison (21055), Lansdowne (21227), Lochearn (21207), Lutherville (21093), Middle River (21220), Milford Mill (21244), Overlea (21236), Owings Mills (21117), Parkville (21234), Park Heights (21215), Pikesville (21208), Randallstown (21133), Reisterstown (21136), Rosedale (21237), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204), White Marsh (21162), Woodlawn (21207), and more.

Calvert County Deck and Patio: Dunkirk (20754), Chesapeake Beach (20732), North Beach (20714), Prince Frederick (20678), Owings (20736), Solomons (20688).

Charles County Deck and Patio: La Plata (20646), Port Tobacco (20677), Rock Point (20682), Waldorf (20601, 20602, 20603)

Howard County Deck and Patio: Clarksville (21029), Columbia (21044), Cooksville (21723), Dorsey (21075), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Granite (21163), Hanover (21076), Highland (20777), Jessup (20794), Lisbon (21765), Marriottsville (21104), North Laurel (20723), West Friendship (21794), Woodbine (21797), Woodstock (21163), and more.

Montgomery County Deck and Patio: Olney (20832), Damascus (20872), Laytonsville (20882), Silver Spring (20910), Clarksburg (20871), Gaithersburg (20878), Germantown (20876), Bethesda (20816), Chevy Chase (20815), and more.

Prince George's County Deck and Patio: Bowie (20715, 20716, 20720, 20721), Beltsville (20705), Adelphi (20783), College Park (20740,20742), Greenbelt (25689), Hyattsville (20781, 20782, 20783, 20784), Landover (20785), Laurel (20707, 20723), Springdale (20774), Upper Marlboro (20772, 20774), Woodlawn (21207).

St. Marys County Deck and Patio: Leonardtown (20650), Mechanicsville (20659), Lexington Park (20653), Piney Point (20674), Tall Timbers (20690)

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