Deck Plan Contents

This description applies to the downloadable deck plans, not custom plans. For information on custom plans, please see the custom deck plans page.

All downloadable pre-engineered deck plans include:

  • At least one photo or 3D drawing (.jpg)
  • Set of plans (.pdf)
    • Deck layout
    • Front elevation (some plans)
    • Side elevation (some plans)
    • Sub-structure
    • Foundation
  • Material list categorized by deck section
  • Overall material list summary

Here's what's contained in a typical DIY Deck Plan:

Small deck on the front of a house.
Deck plan layout drawing with dimensions.
Deck plan front elevation with dimensions.
Deck substructure drawing with dimensions and footing placement.
Deck plan foundation drawing with dimensions and footing placement.
Deck plan materials list categorized by deck section.
Deck plan materials list summary categorized by material type.

Note: This is a sample only. The individual drawings included in each set of plans may vary.

For more information about our deck plans got to Deck Plan Details.