Carpentry

Wood Deck Installation &
Composite Decking Repairs

Hello!

 

We are happy you found us, and below we will work on answering your questions like what Edward’s Enterprises Wood Deck Repairs and Composite Decking Installation does, where we work, how much we charge for all sorts of dry rot projects, or how we can help with composite deck installation.

The short version is Edward’s Enterprises is a General Contractor and Hourly Handyman here to help you spruce up your decking handrail, finding colors and brands for your composite installation or sun exposure repair in your home or business.

Our eager team of employees work together on replacing your wood deck, sealing services, water damage, or replacing stair lighting.

Ready to schedule your next deck repair work order? We love to hear directly from new customers. Give us a call!

If you would rather click around our site and see if we are the right fit for your home beam repair project, we have laid out all the important details below. If you get lost, there is a helpful site and page menu above.

Let’s go!

Thanks for inquiring! Edward’s Enterprises team can do many wood & composite deck repairs such as:

 


  • New decks installed


  • Dry rot deck repairs


  • Refinishing decking


  • Painting decking


  • Replacing bad deck posts


  • Repairing deck railings


  • Adding deck stair lighting


  • Replacing deck shade covers


  • Deck cloth sails installed


  • Moving deck receptacles


  • Re-supporting sagging decks


  • Fixing sun damaged decks


  • Pressure washing decks


  • Coating old deck planking


  • Adding deck privacy lattice


  • Swapping wood with composite decking

Wondering if we can assist you with your wood deck replacement? Call our team to explain your deck repair project goals!

Labor rates for wood deck repair projects start at:

 

$169* for the first hour of each trip and $119 an hour after that (that’s for 2 employees)

 

Rates listed above are the usual check or cash rates per hour for labor charged to our customers for repairing and installing new wood or composite decking and railing (not including dump disposal fees or materials). Larger deck projects may need an onsite consultation before starting any work. This way we can take measurements, photographs, & prepare a material and scope of work plan.

 

We charge for all time included in a customer’s project, including purchasing or delivering materials, and offsite work like painting lumber prior to an installation, or for the time to haul away debris. This allows us to take on smaller projects for our railing & decking clients, rather than only lump sum projects with much higher minimums to show up.

 

Thanks to our processing partner Paypal, we do accept most major credit and debit cards now! Rates are slightly higher, please call our office for all of the details.

 

*$169 to $189 is the first hour of work charge depending on zip code of the job location. Some exclusions do apply, like same-day, after hours or weekend service or customers with pre-arranged billing agreements. Communities outside of our area of operations will be charged additional travel costs. We would be happy to answer any of your pricing questions, please call for details!

Keep these queries coming! Reasons to select us for your next carpentry repair project include:

 

EE CheckCommunication: We communicate appointment scheduling, invoicing, estimates, and more by phone and email to keep our rough carpentry customers “in the loop”.

 

EE Check Established Company: Edward’s Enterprises has been a locally owned & operated small business since 1996.

 

EE Check Licensed: We are a licensed General & Plumbing Contractor with the Contractor’s State License Board (B857752) since 2005.

 

EE Check Insured: Insured to protect our residential and commercial customers as well as our employees.

 

EE CheckResponsive: Available by phone and email, our team is responsive to our customers and will communicate with you before, during, and after your finish carpentry project.

 

EE CheckClear Information: We explain our hourly rates on our website and by phone before we schedule any work so that you know what we charge.

 
 
Review your EE Check list to see how Edward’s Enterprises can provide you with top notch service.

You can contact someone in our office about our finish & rough carpentry services by filling out our handy form below:

 

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If you experience any issues with our form, email us at:

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If forms AND emails are a real drag for you, then give our office a CALL:

 

805-987-2441

 

A real live person will (unless the Zombie apocalypse has finally happened or every line is busy) answer!

 

Our office is open from 8am to 5pm Pacific Standard Time Monday to Friday.

We are available after hours and on weekends by phone for emergencies.

Great Question! Edward’s Enterprises is usually available:

 

Office: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm by phone in our office to schedule carpentry projects and ask questions about service.

 

Field: As far as scheduling work, for our typical rates listed above (I know we didn’t skip that section) we normally schedule work Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm (holidays, meetings, kids with flus may affect availability).

 

Most projects get a 2 hour window of arrival, so expect something like 7am to 9am, or 10am to 12pm, or even 1pm to 3pm window.

 

We are available for emergency carpentry work based on a first come first serve system and whether or not we have a crew available. Expect to pay more for these types of calls (we have employees and overtime is what it is).

 

If you need us to come outside of those times, expect to pay a bit more, or experience different restrictions like job minimums, etc.

To see if we can handle a carpentry improvement project at your office, store or home, you can check a few places:

 

There is a helpful site menu drop down called “Cities”. Select that and you can see if your city is in our “service area”.

 

You can review the city list at the bottom of the page.

 

You can visit Our Cities Page which is really just a “Cities” list page (don’t tell the page menu, it just makes it jealous).

 

You can contact us at 805-987-2441 and give us your “exact” coordinates.

 

If you don’t see your community on the list, but you’re close by give us a call. We may be able to service your carpentry repair request or schedule an onsite consultation for an additional minimum hour charge and/or travel charge.

Ipe (pronounced E-pay), a popular wood for outdoor decking & fencing for it's durability (300% harder than Teak on the Janka Scale) comes from several species of trees in South America, especially Brazil.
 
Ipe can grow quite large (100-150 feet) in it's natural environment of the rain forest of Brazil, & is covered with flowers when in bloom.
 
IPE wood decking has a class A fire rating, similar to concrete, because of it's dense fibers.
 
How does IPE stack up to composite decking materials? Check out this handy Real Wood vs. Composite Decking page.
 
Ipe overlogging concerns have been raised in Brazil due to the increasing demand for this hard, durable wood for outdoor fence, gate & deck building in homes & office buildings. Check out www.ift.org.br for more information on what can be done in Brazil to help stem overlogging, & consider your lumber source when choosing decking materials to protect our natural resources.
 
Composite decking such as Trex, Evergreen, & VEKAdeck does not require high maintenance & is a great substitute for wood & is sustainable.

There are many different ways to clean a deck, some of these depend on the type of wood.
 
The first cleaning option is to use a weakened solution of TSP (trisodium phosphate) which you can purchase from any paint shop. Add a little bit of household washing-up liquid & then first try it on a sample area, once you see how it reacts then use it on the rest of the deck.
 
The next option is to use a weak solution of citric acid to help brighten up old grayed timbers. However, do not use chlorine-based bleaches because even though they will rid your deck of algae & mildew, they will also break down the lignin in the deck timber.
 
Another option is to use Hydrogen Peroxide, which will lighten old timbers & evaporates away leaving no residue.
 
After you have cleaned your deck & brightened it up if wanted, then it is time for the sealing. Use a waterproof deck sealer because it will repel water & make the desk last longer. To apply the sealer, use a pad with a little reservoir & brush the sealer on. Make sure to evenly coat it all over the deck surface & then let it dry. After about an hour or so of drying time, buff the surface to remove wet excess.

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