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No matter your property size or location, we’ve got the perfect home designs for you. Creating the perfect home for you is all about freedom to choose and customise, and we like to embrace that with all our homes. From home designs to suit smaller sections to lifestyle designs that suit the rural landscape, our home designs have been rated as New Zealand’s best range.

With years of experience in home construction, and over 8,000 homes built, we’re one of NZ’s most established, experienced and most loved local builders.

Our dedicated team ensures a seamless and enjoyable home construction process. We provide top-notch service and support throughout, making your experience stress-free. Whether you need help with design, materials, or any aspect of your project, we’re here to assist. Our commitment is to deliver exceptional results, exceeding your expectations.


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We provide a range of homes from larger lifestyle homes, town houses and homes under 80m2. Have a look at our range below and reach out for a free instant quote today!

Palmerston North's Best Decks

Our Palmerston North new deck and deck refurbishment and finishing options

Explore our diverse selection of finishes to find the perfect match for your vision and budget. At Palmerston North Decking, we’re here to guide you in choosing the right finish to enhance your outdoor space. Additionally, we offer expert deck refurbishment services. If your deck is showing signs of wear or simply needs revitalization, our team is ready to restore it to its former glory!

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Purple Heart Decking Palmerston North

Purple Heart, a hardwood sourced from South America, is known for its remarkable density and water resistance. This timber boasts incredible strength and durability, making it an ideal choice for a long-lasting and resilient decking solution.

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Vitex Decking Palmerston North

Originating from the Solomon Islands, Vitex is a tropical hardwood that has graced New Zealand decks for over three decades. This light-colored timber not only adds an attractive aesthetic to your outdoor spaces but also offers the enduring qualities needed for exterior decking. Its long-standing use in New Zealand attests to its reliability and appeal.

#1 PVC Decking Palmerston North

Step into the future of decking with PVC solutions. This modern alternative surpasses traditional wooden decking in longevity and ease of maintenance. Crafted from robust polyvinyl chloride, PVC decking stands strong against splintering, warping, and rotting. It’s the ideal option for areas facing harsh weather, offering a resilient and enduring finish without the upkeep demands of wood.

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Our New Home Builder Process Rotorua

If you’re on the hunt for a decking service that’s both reliable and cost-effective, look no further than Palmerston North Decking. Our expert team covers the entire Palmerston North area, from the city center to the outskirts, ensuring exceptional decking solutions for every client.

1. Get in Touch

=Contact our home renovation company by filling out our form or calling us. Let us know what you envision for your home renovation project. Sharing pictures and any specific details will help us better understand your desired outcome. We are here to address any questions or uncertainties and provide the clarity you need.

2. Phone Consultation

After receiving your inquiry, we will contact you for a phone consultation. During this conversation, we will discuss your project in more detail, allowing us to better understand your requirements and preferences. We will also schedule the next steps in the process. Our top priority is keeping you informed and ensuring your satisfaction throughout the project.

3. On-Site Assessment

Our team will visit your home to assess your renovation area on-site. If existing structures or features exist, we will perform a thorough evaluation and necessary preparations before commencing work. Based on the complexity of your project, we will determine the timeline and budget. Once we agree on the terms, we can proceed to the next phase. Please note that an assessment fee of $500 applies and may vary depending on the project’s scope.

4. Pre-Job Walkthrough

Before starting the renovation, we will arrange a pre-job walkthrough. This will allow you to meet our team members and get acquainted with their roles in bringing your dream renovation to life. During this walkthrough, we will engage in detailed discussions to ensure that every decision aligns with your vision. Your needs and desires guide our approach to delivering the best possible outcome.

5. We Work Our Magic

With our exceptional craftsmanship and expertise, we will skillfully execute your home renovation project. Our team will work diligently to create a customised space that perfectly suits your preferences and enhances the overall aesthetics of your property. We will provide regular updates throughout the construction process, keep you informed about the progress and ensure your satisfaction.

6. Post-Job

Walkthrough Upon completion of the renovation, we will conduct a final walkthrough with you. This step allows us to review every aspect of the project and ensure that nothing has been overlooked. We eagerly await your feedback on the result, as your satisfaction is paramount to us. We will also provide an “owner’s manual” outlining your newly renovated space’s recommended maintenance and care guidelines.

7. Love Your Upgraded Home Space

Now, with your renovated home space, you can fully enjoy the transformation of your outdoor area. Experience the beauty and functionality of your upgraded property as it blends seamlessly with nature. Whether it’s a tranquil retreat or an enhanced living space, your stress will melt away as you relish the calming effects of your newly renovated home environment.

8. Warranty & Follow-Up

We offer a one-year warranty on renovations and a two-year warranty on equipment. If any issues arise during the warranty period, we promptly address them. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we follow up at three days, weeks, and months post-renovation. We assess your space, offer guidance, and provide tailored seasonal maintenance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Building a deck is an exciting project that can transform your outdoor living space. We understand that you might have a lot of questions about the process, materials, costs, and what to expect. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions and detailed answers about deck construction.

 Whether you’re considering a new deck for your home or just curious about the process, our FAQ section is here to guide you through every step of the journey. If you have further questions, feel free to contact us – we’re here to help!

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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