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Queenstown Deck Builders


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#1 Queenstown Deck, Patio & Pergola Builders - Gem Builders

At Gem Builders, our deck builders in Queenstown specialize in turning your visions into reality. Understanding that every homeowner and property manager in Queenstown has unique decking needs, we pride ourselves on delivering bespoke solutions tailored just for you. No two decks we craft are the same — each one is a reflection of our clients' dreams and requirements. Whether you dream of a secluded garden retreat or an expansive outdoor area perfect for hosting gatherings, we're here to bring those dreams to life. Let's collaborate to add the perfect features and enhancements, creating your very own personal paradise. Ready to start? Contact us for a free instant quote today and take the first step towards your dream deck with Gem Builders.


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We Provide Superior Queenstown Deck Services

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Timber Decks

A custom timber deck is a perfect way to add value to your property while utilizing previously unused spaces. The perfect match with a Kiwi summer.

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Composite Decks

Composite decks combine the natural beauty of wood with the durability and low maintenance of synthetic materials. They offer a long-lasting, weather-resistant solution for outdoor spaces, ideal for those seeking both style and practicality.

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Deck Restoration

Our Queenstown Deck Builders know all the techniques and products to return your investment to its former glory.

Queenstown Pergolas

Queenstown pergolas are an elegant addition to any outdoor space, blending functionality with aesthetic appeal. In Queenstown's diverse climate, pergolas offer a stylish solution for enjoying the outdoors, providing partial shelter from the elements while allowing natural light to filter through.

Concrete Decks Queenstown

Concrete decking is a robust and versatile choice for outdoor spaces in Queenstown. Known for its exceptional durability and strength, concrete decks are ideal for withstanding Queenstown's dynamic weather conditions. Unlike traditional wood or composite materials, concrete doesn't rot, warp, or succumb to pest damage, making it a long-lasting option for any setting.

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Porch/Patios Queenstown

Porches and patios in Queenstown are essential features for any home, offering a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor living spaces. These areas provide a versatile venue for relaxation, entertainment, and enjoying the natural beauty of Queenstown's landscape.

Queenstown's Best Decks

Our Queenstown new deck and deck refurbishment and finishing options

Explore our wide selection of finishes to perfectly complement your outdoor space. Whether you’re envisioning a sleek, modern look or a classic, rustic feel, our team is here to guide you to the best choice that aligns with your vision and fits your budget. Plus, if your deck has seen better days, we specialize in refurbishments to restore its beauty and functionality, making it the highlight of your home once again.

Don’t wait to bring your dream deck to life or rejuvenate an old favorite. Contact us today to discover which finish or refurbishment option will transform your outdoor area into the perfect retreat.

Kwila Decking

Kwila (Instsia spp) is a South East Asian tropical hardwood used widely for decking in New Zealand. Attractive gold to reddy-brown coloured timber, Kwila is durable, easy to work with and has excellent stability.

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Grapara Decking

South American origin. Attractive golden colour, kiln dried, smooth both sides, very durable, doesn’t bleed.

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Pine Decking

Pine is strong and easy to work with. It’s not the strongest wood or the hardest, but it is capable to make for a great deck finish.

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Purple Heart Decking

Purple Heart (Peltogyne) is a South American sourced hardwood. Purple heart timber is very dense and water resistant. Purpleheart has amazing strength and is very durable.

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Vitex Decking

Vitex is a Solomon Islands sourced tropical hardwood used for decking in New Zealand. An Attractive light-coloured timber which has been used mainly as exterior decking in New Zealand for over 30 years.

#1 PVC Decking

PVC decking is a modern alternative to traditional wooden decking, renowned for its longevity and maintenance ease. Unlike wood, PVC doesn’t splinter, warp, or rot, making it an ideal choice for areas with harsh weather conditions. This synthetic decking is crafted from sturdy polyvinyl chloride, ensuring a durable and weather-resistant finish.

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Why Choose Us

Why Choose Our Queenstown Deck Builders

In search of a decking service that combines affordability, reliability, and timely execution? Queenstown Decking is your ideal choice. Our expertise spans from Paraparaumu to the Southern Coast, ensuring that wherever you are, top-notch decking solutions are within your reach. Our team of professional deck builders is committed to bringing your outdoor vision to life, efficiently and within budget.

Dreaming of the perfect deck? Reach out to us for a seamless service experience that promises not just to meet, but exceed your expectations. Contact Queenstown Decking today for a free, no-obligation quote and let’s transform your outdoor space together.

Quality Material

At Queenstown Decking, we pride ourselves on delivering top-quality finishes for every deck, ensuring unmatched durability and a flawless appearance that truly enhances your outdoor living space.


Queenstown Decking is proud to be an accredited leader in the decking industry, recognized for our commitment to excellence and adherence to the highest standards of quality and service.

Broken Down Quote

At Queenstown Decking, we provide detailed, broken-down quotes ensuring complete transparency and a clear understanding of every aspect of your decking project.

Styles For All Budgets

At Queenstown Decking, we offer a variety of decking styles to suit all budgets, with options starting from as low as $300 NZD per square meter.

Extra Upgrades

Choose from an array of exciting upgrades for your deck at Queenstown Decking, including custom fire pits, integrated audio systems, stylish pergolas, and more, to elevate your outdoor experience.

Built To Last

At Queenstown Decking, we stand apart for our exceptional craftsmanship, ensuring every deck is not only aesthetically pleasing but also built to last, making us the trusted choice for your decking needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Embarking on a deck-building project is an exciting venture that promises to redefine your outdoor living space. We realize you may have numerous questions about the decking process, materials, costs, and expected outcomes. To assist you in navigating these initial steps, we’ve meticulously compiled a list of frequently asked questions complete with thorough answers about deck construction.

Whether you’re planning to enhance your home with a new deck or simply exploring the idea, our FAQ section is designed to guide you through each phase of your project. Discover valuable insights that will help you make informed decisions, streamline the process, and set clear expectations.

Should you have more specific questions or require personalized advice, don’t hesitate to reach out. Our dedicated team is ready to support you in bringing your dream deck to life. Contact us today—let’s start this transformative journey together!

In New Zealand, durable hardwoods like Kwila and Vitex are excellent choices, known for their resistance to harsh weather conditions. Alternatively, composite decking offers longevity and minimal maintenance, making it a popular choice too.

A council permit is generally required for decks over 1.5 meters above ground level. However, regulations vary by region, so it's important to consult your local council for specific guidelines.

Costs can vary significantly based on materials, size, and design complexity. For a basic wooden deck, prices might start from around NZ$300 per square meter, whereas more premium materials and designs can increase the cost.

Wooden decks require regular cleaning and resealing or staining every 1-3 years to protect against weathering and wear. Immediate cleaning of spills and regular sweeping can prevent long-term damage.

Deck designs can be customized to complement various architectural styles. From classic wooden designs that suit traditional homes to sleek, modern options with composite materials, the design can be tailored to enhance the overall aesthetic of your property.

While building a smaller or simpler deck might be within the capabilities of a skilled DIY enthusiast, larger or more complex projects typically require professional expertise, particularly to ensure safety and compliance with building regulations.

Choosing sustainable materials like locally sourced timber or recycled composite decking can make your deck more eco-friendly. Additionally, consider environmentally responsible construction practices.

A well-designed and constructed deck can significantly enhance your outdoor living space, making your property more attractive to potential buyers and potentially increasing its market value.

Safety features such as railings, non-slip surfaces, and adequate lighting are crucial, especially for decks at a height or in homes with children and elderly residents.


Absolutely! Built-in features like seating and planters can be integrated into your deck design, adding functionality and aesthetic appeal.


Current trends include multi-level designs, integrated lighting, eco-friendly materials, and the incorporation of outdoor kitchens or fire pits.

It's recommended to inspect your deck at least once a year for signs of wear, loose boards, and structural integrity, especially before heavy use in the summer months.

Yes, decks can be designed to accommodate uneven ground, often using structural solutions like raised platforms or tiered sections.

For coastal properties, it's important to choose materials and finishes that are resistant to salt air and moisture, such as stainless steel fittings and specific types of timber or composites.

Look for contractors with good reviews, a portfolio of completed projects, and ensure they are licensed and insured. Personal recommendations and checking references can also be helpful.

This varies by contractor, but typically you should look for a warranty that covers both materials and workmanship, usually for several years post-construction.

Options for increased privacy include latticed screens, tall plants, or privacy fencing integrated into the deck design.

Yes, lighting and electrical features can be designed as part of your deck, adding functionality and ambiance. This should be done by a qualified electrician.

Start by defining your needs and budget, researching designs, and then consult with a professional to discuss your options and the feasibility of your project.

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