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Bring Your Deck to Life

Use our interactive Deck Designer to make the deck of your dreams a reality. Choose the size, shape, and number of levels for your deck, select primary and accent colors, and complete your masterpiece with TimberTech® Railing.

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Plan Your Deck Build

Browse hundreds of pre-made deck plans, complete with suggested materials lists, to get started.

Get inspired

In beginning a project, you will be registered to receive information from TimberTech and select partners in our dealer/contractor network who can help you realize your dream deck design.

A Little Prep Goes a Long Way

Make your experience using Deck Designer the best it can be by checking these things first.

System Requirements

  • Windows operating system.
  • Java 1.5 or higher. If not installed on your computer, download here, or launching the Deck Designer will install it for you.
  • Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher. Download the latest version of Adobe Reader.
  • 1024 x 768 minimum screen resolution
  • A two-button mouse with a scroll wheel
  • Cookies enabled (How do I do this?)
  • Javascript enabled (How do I do this?)
  • Allow the ActiveX component to run, if prompted to do so
  • If alerted with a popup from DIY Technologies that reads, "The application's digital signature has been verified. Do you want to run the application?" click "Run" to accept.

Program Features

Create, revise and save as many designs as you want—you can even print out comprehensive specifications for your designs, including everything you need to start building your dream deck:*

  • 3D Diagrams of your deck
  • Required tools list & construction tips
  • Deck part identification glossary
  • Components & Materials cut list
  • Connector hardware guide
  • Other materials recommended for the project
  • Installation checklist

Deck Specifications

Before you begin designing, determine the shape and dimensions of your desired deck. This will improve the accuracy of the materials cut list that is provided with your final deck design specifications report.

*Keep in mind your deck design is NOT a finished building plan. For your safety, you need to consult a building professional to verify your deck design's accuracy, completeness, suitability for your particular site conditions, and compliance with local building codes and practices.