Backyard Living, LLC

4.89 | 18 Verified Ratings
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717-288-3136

946 May Post Office Road
Strasburg, PA 17579
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Backyard Living, LLC


Backyard Living LLC is a family owned and operated business in Lancaster County Pa, We believe that hard work and integrity should be standard, if you are looking to build a patio, deck or outdoor structure we are committed to providing an honest and dependable service while creating the backyard of your dreams!

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Service Area

  • Lancaster
  • Valley Forge
  • West Chester
  • Southeastern
  • Exton
  • Downingtown
  • Coatesville
  • Thorndale
  • Paoli
  • Leola
  • Landenberg
  • Reamstown
  • Avondale
  • Chadds Ford
  • Christiana
  • Ephrata
  • Manheim
  • Chester Springs
  • Oxford
  • Spring City
  • Devon
  • Malvern
  • Phoenixville
  • Parkesburg
  • West Grove
  • Pottstown
  • Gap
  • New Holland
  • Elverson
  • Akron
  • Mount Joy
  • Reinholds
  • Media
  • Honey Brook
  • Glenmoore
  • Unionville
  • Lititz
  • Bowmansville
  • Kennett Square
  • Elizabethtown
  • Berwyn
  • Adamstown
  • Denver
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Services Offered

Concrete
  • Interlocking Pavers for Patios, Walks and Steps - Install
Decks
  • Deck or Porch Build or Replace

Areas of Expertise

  • Interlocking Paver Patios
  • Decks

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates
  • Trip Charge

Credentials

In Business Since: 2017
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: PA130501
Expiration: 03-09-2021
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5.0   |  
Our old deck was falling apart and Mel came and replaced it with a bigger improved deck of composite for a very fair price. It came out great. Would hire them again.

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5.0   |  
Mel and his crew completed our deck yesterday and I'm glad to report complete satisfaction. They are punctual, proficient and professional and the deck could support a herd of elephants. If you seek quality and attention to detail, call this contractor first.
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5.0   |  
I also talked with and got estimates from a few other professionals and also considered having a very skillful handyman do the job. When Mel came to do the estimate, he immediately identified several important issues both in terms of how the previous (now rotting) deck had been constructed and my design for the new deck. Clearly, I wanted to hire someone with his eye for detail! His work was timely and attentive to detail. He noticed some uprights and a crossbeam that needed to be replaced or moved; these had not been included in his estimate. He did not charge extra for these items. He moved the steps to protect a rose bush, adding two additional steps; he did not charge extra. I would hire Mel for any other job within his competency. (Thank you, Mel!!!) Oh, and yes, a pleasure to have him and his men on the job.

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Review by in Landisville, PA
Project: Build or Replace a Deck or Non-Masonry Porch
They work so hard and our deck is perfect. We are very pleased and delighted with the finished project. From start to finish all of our questions were answered in a timely fashion and their work is perfect in every way. I will highly recommend them to anyone one who is doing any kind of building. Mel and his team are awesome.
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Review by in Landisville, PA
Project: Build or Replace a Deck or Non-Masonry Porch
Mel was a pleasure to work with! We were looking at replacing our deck for three years, and when we finally made the decision to move forward, Backyard Living made our final decision very easy. Mel's ideas with the color selection, the deck design, and the lighting selection, made the vision of our backyard living space come alive! We made our final decision in mid December 2018, and because of the time of year, a space in Mel's schedule, and the nice Winter weather, Mel started a week later. Mel handled the PA1 call, and the appropriate permits and inspections. When Spring 2019 arrived, Mel and Ben were back to complete the final grading and seeding. From start to finish, everything went very smoothly. Our final deck design consisted of TimberTech Tropical decking and facia, and Westbury aluminum railing with the Magena Star Ornamental Post Cap Lighting. Our deck is gorgeous during the day, and sparkles during the night! We are extremely pleased with Backyard Living's work, and would recommend them to anyone interested in a deck project!

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4.5   |  
Work and clean up in an timely manner was well appreciated. Answered all questions both on phone and on site. Thank- you for the NICE DECK !! Recommend them to anyone who wants deck work done.
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5.0   |  
Great work. Professional and courteous. Workmanship and quality above what I was expecting.
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4.0   |  
Good work.
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5.0   |  
Great guys. Love the deck!
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