DECK DESIGNER - GET STARTED

Create Your Dream Deck

Beautify your outdoor living space with a low-maintenance, custom designed deck. Start building your TimberTech dream deck — right here and now — with our interactive deck design tool. Choose the size, shape and color of your deck. Add levels, stairs and railings. Create, change and save as many deck plans as you'd like. When complete, you can print out:

  • A 3-D model of your dream deck
  • A materials list
  • Installation guidelines
  • Helpful construction tips

Need some inspiration? Visit our photo gallery

Ready to Design? Here’s How to Get Started.

Make sure you meet these system requirements:

  • Windows operating system.
  • Screen Resolution: 1024x768 resolution.
  • The deck designer requires Java 1.5 or higher. If a suitable version is not already installed on your computer, launching the designer will install it for you. If it does not automatically install, you may download it yourself here.
  • Cookies enabled. (How do I do this?)
  • Javascript enabled. (How do I do this?)
  • A two-button mouse is required. We HIGHLY recommend the mouse have a scroll wheel as well.
  • If prompted, you must allow the ActiveX component to run.
  • When prompted, "The application's digital signature has been verified. Do you want to run the application?", published by DIY Technologies, you must accept by clicking "Run".
  • Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher is required to be able to open and view the finished design. The latest version of Adobe Reader can be downloaded here.
  • For a full list of system requirements, visit our Deck Designer FAQs

Gather your specs

For best results, have the approximate shape and dimensions of your desired deck handy. Your completed design includes a materials and cut list. Using precise dimensions will improve the accuracy of these lists. For planning purposes, the tool’s default design and code specifications are:

  • Post On Concrete
  • 40 PSF Live Load for Deck and Stairs
  • 36" Footer Depth
  • 10 PSF Static Load for Deck and Stairs

 

New Users

Create your profile and get the list of information you'll need to start using the free deck design tool.

Existing Users

Already registered? Log in to the decking design tool and access your account profile to start a new deck design or modify an existing deck plan.

 

DISCLAIMER: TERMS OF USE – THESE DECK PLANS (“PLAN) ARE NOT CONSIDERED VALID UNLESS APPROVED BY YOUR LOCAL BUILDING INSPECTOR OR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER. ANY USE OF ANY PLAN ON THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CONSUMER AND BUILDER ACCEPT ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR ALL ASPECTS OF THE USE OF ANY PLAN FOUND ON THIS WEBSITE. TIMBERTECH AND CPG INTERNATIONAL MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING ANY ASPECT OF THE PLANS, ACCEPT NO LIABILITY FOR THE USE OF THESE PLANS, AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RELATED TO ANY ASPECT OF THE PLANS OR THEIR USE. AT ALL TIMES IT REMAINS THE DUTY AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CONSUMER AND/OR BUILDER TO INVESTIGATE AND ENSURE THE SUITABILITY AND SAFETY OF ANY PLAN ON THIS WEBSITE.