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This year, Archadeck of Suburban Boston was recognized as an Angie’s List Super Service Award winner. We are proud to have earned an Angie’s List Super Service Award for 10 consecutive years: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

We also received a Best Houzz Service Award for the last two consecutive years, and in 2015.

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Welcome to Archadeck of Suburban Boston

Thanks for visiting our website! We look forward to helping you design the outdoor living space you have always envisioned. With this in mind, there are several keys to a successful remodeling project:

  • Understanding your functional, aesthetic and financial requirements;
  • Creating a design that satisfies those needs and desires;
  • Professional construction, carefully managed;
  • An established quality control process;
  • Open and frequent communication;
  • Written warranties and project follow-up.

Once we understand your functional and aesthetic requirements, your financial target, and your material choices, then our Design Consultant can create a 3-D computer rendering of your project. You’ll see exactly what your new deck, porch, patio or sunroom will look like on your home. After you finalize the design, we adjust the detailed Project Specifications and give you the exact fixed price of your project. The next step is to sign the agreement then we schedule your project.

Rendering Before and Project Photo After

Our Structural Analyst then creates the detailed structural drawings for your project, after calculating load paths and ensuring that each element meets or exceeds both the International Residential Building Code and Archadeck’s more detailed Construction Standards. Our Structural Analyst has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Architectural Engineering, and his drawings are further reviewed and approved by the Construction & Drafting Department at corporate headquarters.

Archadeck’s 3 Volume Construction Standards

Our Construction Supervisor is licensed by the state and has over twenty six years of experience building Archadeck projects. His close oversight of your project ensures it meets all our Quality Assurance Standards and will exceed your expectations. His frequent contact with you insures you are directly involved in all phases of your project.

Our Lead Carpenters are each Licensed Construction Supervisors, with extensive experience in carpentry and many years of experience meeting Archadeck’s demanding construction standards. Our Hardscape Installers are certified by the Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute. And of course, we are registered with the state as a Home Improvement Contractor, are fully insured (Liability and Workers’ Comp insurance), are an EPA certified Lead Safe Renovator, and have hundreds of satisfied clients.

Please browse our site to learn more about our expertise, process, and projects. You can also visit us on Houzz, Pinterest, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram by clicking on the social media icons to the right. We look forward to hearing from you!

Read what clients say about us in their Testimonials and on Angie’s List.

Considering an outdoor living structure project this season?


Now is the time of year when many homeowners begin planning their spring outdoor living space projects. An outdoor structure addition by Archadeck of Suburban Boston such as a deck, covered or screened porch, 3 or 4 season room or combination of two or more structures, is the key to outdoor living enjoyment. Contact us today to get your outdoor living space endeavors underway!


Our Services

We design and build decks, porches, sunrooms, screened porches, front porches, 3 season porches, room additions, front entries, porticos, farmer’s porches, patios and hardscapes, pool decks, spa decks, gazebos, pergolas, trellises, loggias, arbors, privacy screens, planters, benches, ramps, walkways, outdoor kitchens, outdoor rooms, and much more.

Service Areas

Counties Serviced in Massachusetts include Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Worcester

Cities Serviced in Massachusetts include Acton, Andover, Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Beverly, Beverly Farms, Billerica, Boxboro, Boxborough, Boxford, Bradford, Burlington, Byfield, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Danvers, Dracut, Dunstable, Essex, Framingham, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groton, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lexington, Littleton, Lowell, Lynn, Lynnfield, Magnolia, Malden, Manchester, Marblehead, Maynard, Medford, Melrose, Methuen, Middleton, N Reading, Natick, Needham, Newbury, Newton, Newburyport, North Andover, North Reading, North Waltham, Peabody, Reading, Revere, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Saugus, Somerville, South Hamilton, Southboro, Southborough, Stoneham, Stow, Sudbury, Swampscott, Tewksbury, Topsfield, Tyngsboro, Tyngsborough, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Wellesley, Wenham, West Medford, West Newbury, Westford, Weston, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn

Satisfied customers: The strongest proof of our performance

“These are the best decks I have ever seen. The workmanship is unbelievable.”

Building inspector in Tewksbury, MA

“The team at Archadeck did a really fantastic job…. From design and planning through construction, communication was consistent and everyone we interacted with (from the design and sales consultant through the carpenters on site) were consummate professionals…”

JM in Malden

“We were delighted with the quality of work done by ARCHADECK, as well as by the daily emails we received telling us what was done on that day and what would be done on the following day.”

Joe Callerame in Lexington, MA

“We are thrilled with the work Archadeck did on our home and are happy to endorse them!”

Michael in Bedford, MA

“It was, in a word, awesome. The architect spent quality time looking at our house and where the deck would go, and crafted a beautiful design to support how we wanted to use the new space…. We would absolutely use them again, and recommend them without reservation.”

John in Framingham, MA

“From start to finish, very professional, responsive, and great quality work.”

Kathy in Arlington, MA

“This is a wonderful company and we are very pleased with the outcome of our deck. It is a beautiful deck and they communicate well.”

Christine in Sudbury, MA

“I’d agree with other reviews that called them “intense” – they are very detailed and thorough, and are very attentive to the homeowner’s vision/needs/etc…. Mike did beautiful work, and they were very careful about adjacent landscape plants and completely cleaned up the work space."

Kat in Reading, MA

“We are thrilled with how our project turned out! From start to finish we had a great experience with Archadeck.”

Shawn in Wakefield, MA

“Excellent in all respects!”

Emily Lovering, Lincoln, MA

….“The deck is exactly what we hoped for….”

Virginia and Jeff, Littleton, MA

…“We will be glad to recommend Archadeck to our friends.”

Linna and Gil, Lexington, MA

“The room is beautiful and I know we’ll enjoy it for years to com.”

Tanya and Guy Broadbent, Sudbury, MA

“…This deck is clearly built to last!!”

Gary and Jill, Natick, MA

“….Thank you for designing and building the classiest, sturdiest, and most functional deck in all of Waltham….”

Laura, Waltham, MA

“All work was done to incredible detail, and adjustments were made (at no additional cost) as details were uncovered. Many of our neighbors have commented how nice the new porch is.”

Joel and Penny, Watertown, MA

“…If all contractors were as committed as Jim Finlay is to fairness, quality and doing things right, then this world would be a much better place.”

Karl Broehm, Arlington, MA

“…An outstanding design that exceeded my expectations.”

Larry, Wayland, MA

“…This was the most painless construction project we have ever done…”

Annette, Framingham, MA

“The space is fantastic, it represents exactly what we wanted and completely changed the feel of our back yard. In addition to the project itself, I cannot say enough about the professionalism, consideration and quality of the work from Jim Finlay and his design and building team.”

Stacy Cloutier and Doug Gooding, Beverly, MA

“The finished project is the envy of the neighborhood.”

Tim, Boxboro, MA

“Couldn’t have been more satisfied with the professionalism and workmanship of this company. They deliver 100 percent every step of the way!”

Roland Gregorie, Burlington, MA

“…Archadeck was true to its word…the costs identified at the design phase were indeed the final costs…”

Joe Wall, Burlington, MA

“Excellent Work!”

Walter Hubbard, Winchester, MA

“…Thanks for a job VERY well done!!”

Greg, Tyngsboro, MA

“…We love our deck and the incredibly high quality…”

John and Lisa, Acton, MA

“…We feel comfortable endorsing your work, your crews and the Archadeck name.”

Bob, Sudbury, MA

“A very good experience from start to finish. Jim Finlay’s attention to detail and professionalism were outstanding…”

Bert, Lexington, MA

“Jim Finlay and his team are professional, thorough and do an excellent job with good communication throughout.”

Matt and Eileen, Boxford, MA

“…Thank you for the fabulous job you did on our deck…”

Karen and Doug, Sudbury, MA

“Communication was superb from beginning to end. Owner Jim Finlay is a complete professional, thorough and thoughtful…”

David Tibbetts, Byfield, MA

“…Great job, start to finish.”

Sandy, Woburn, MA

“…The Building Inspector came, said Wow! and left.”

Eileen, Boxford, MA

“We have undertaken a variety of renovations on this house; none were as thoroughly planned, carefully thought-out, well-constructed and trouble-free as this one. The deck is the envy of our small neighborhood. It was a pleasure dealing with these professionals, and we love the deck!”

Susan, Natick, MA

“We’d be happy to be referrals for your future clients.”

Marc and Stephanie, Billerica, MA

“…Every aspect of the job…was completed in a timely and truly professional manner…”

Kim and DJ, Littleton, MA

“I have never had such a stress free interaction with a contractor. We would definitely use these guys again.”

John, Waltham, MA

“Archadeck took my contract very seriously, and truly cares about getting the job done right and done the way my wife and I wanted.…During the entire project, Jim’s communication with us was perfect…”

Brian and Karen, Reading, MA

“…Thank you for helping us create a truly fantastic new space in our home.”

Donna, Arlington, MA

“Archadeck was pretty intense.They take their jobs very seriously and your new deck means quite a bit to them. They want to make sure that you’re aware of everything that they can do for you, and they really want to please…”

Linda Oshman, Lexington, MA


Judith Dyer, Arlington, MA

“All of your people were a delight to work with…”

Karin, Concord. MA

“…The design and the workmanship are excellent, and their communications, advice, knowledge, and responsiveness made the process very easy!”

Dana and Vivek, Manchester, MA

“…The experience overall was an excellent one with a most wonderful outcome.”

Denise Block, Arlington, MA

“…We absolutely love it! Thank you!”

Jesse and Olly, Carlisle, MA

“Overall, the experience was great! Archadeck’s designer provided CAD drawings (computer-aided drawings) to help us visualize what it could look like…”

Colin, Lexington, MA

“I cannot say enough about this company. They were an absolute pleasure to deal with every step of the way. Even the littlest concern I had was dealt with as if it was as important to them as it was to me…in the end, quality doesn’t cost – it pays. And these guys are a quality outfit. I would recommend them without reservation to anyone.”

Nancy, Wilmington, MA

“…The Archadeck staff was incredibly professional and responsive…”

Mallika and Jason, Natick, MA

“Phenomenal workmanship, responsive, professional in every regard. Developed a living space that has truly transformed our family’s living experience.”

Elaine, Lexington, MA

“Best experience I’ve ever encountered working with a contractor – the definition of professional and their work showed it. Our designer was top of the line…”

AS in Marblehead

“…The design and finish detail far exceeded my expectations. The quality of work and
materials were outstanding, as was the professionalism and expertise of Eric, Larry, and Jim.”

John and Phyllis, Bedford, MA

“We could not recommend Mr.Finlay and his whole team more. They designed and constructed a deck that ideally suits the style of our 1840 house in Sudbury. They were professional from beginning to end.”

Robert LaHait, Sudbury, MA

“…Everything about our project turned out to be better than expected…”

Marie, Billerica, MA

“The decks look great and are easy to maintain.”

Angela, Boxborough, MA

“…We have never seen this level of customer service. It is refreshing.”

the Francas, Billerica, MA

“Archadeck treated this rather modest project…with the same respect and
meticulous attention as if it was their most complicated assignment.”

Emily Lovering, Lincoln, MA

“Your outdoor projects…fit with the landscape, they enhance the living space
of the owner, they are designed and built by craftsmen who care…”

Marcia, Melrose, MA

“Larry took the time and courtesy to go over all details with us and kept in touch throughout the project, so we knew where everything stood.”

Dan and Erin, Burlington, MA

“They were meticulous and quality of work was excellent. They were very professional and

Parris, Reading, MA

“The deck and patio look fantastic….This is a high quality deck and very well built.”

Lars, Dunstable, MA

“The porch looks pretty flawless!….We got quality work, no doubt about it. I would recommend Archadeck to anyone looking to have a quality deck or porch built.”

Matt, Maynard, MA

“The work was meticulously planned and expertly carried out. I could not have been more

Daniel, Belmont, MA

“We love the new deck!…The one thing that set Archadeck apart from the others was the design service.”

Janet, Chelmsford, MA

“We were in very good hands. We were so pleased by how the design turned into the completed work and how it fit into our house and backyard.”

Denise Block, Arlington, MA

“The workmanship and design is exceptional…This project started out as a simple hot tub enclosure and has taken on a WOW factor. It is extraordinary and far exceeds our expectations.”

James and Bonnie, Sudbury, MA

“While I rated them an A for price it was not because of the immense value they bring…If you are interested in partnering with a professional team that will meet or exceed every expectation from start to finish then this is the right company for you….I have nothing but praise for Jim and his team – they are truly exceptional and worth every penny. You will not be disappointed.”

Andrew in Acton, MA

“Great, they are very professional and met with me multiple times in advance of work…The work was of high quality and they are honest/accurate in their estimates.”

Madeline in Winchester, MA

“…careful and considerate service. Very responsive. Impeccable work.”

Marrie in Marblehead, MA

“Enjoyed working with Archadeck very much.”

Ken in Melrose, MA

“…they are very detailed and thorough, and are very attentive to the homeowner’s vision/needs…The carpenters did beautiful work, and they were very careful about adjacent landscape plants and completely cleaned up the work space…”

Kat in Reading, MA

“…We chose Archadeck over the lowest bidder because they had a much superior construction plan… and were by far more professional…”

Tom in Burlington, MA

“…We just love the deck. The workers did a wonderful job…”

Edward in Winchester, MA

“…you’re getting quality work, no doubt about it. I would recommend Archadeck to anyone looking to have a quality deck or porch built.”

Matthew in Maynard, MA

“It was, in a word, awesome…We would absolutely use them again, and recommend them without reservation.”

John in Framingham, MA

“Meticulously planned and executed.”

William & Stefanie in Medford, MA

“Outstanding service – read my review on Angie’s List.”

Andrew in Acton, MA

“I’d like to thank you for construction that was beautifully and professionally done. The sunroom is everything that we hoped it would be. The design continues to get rave comments from our friends, and your execution and focus on our requirements was a pleasure…”

Rob in Sudbury, MA

“Larry’s professional approach and design abilities were instrumentalmin creating a spectacular three season room. The project manager and carpenter were top quality and the results are outstanding. We got a superior level of design, build and satisfaction.”

Scott in Lincoln,MA

“Larry and Jim were great to deal with from start to finish.They were very knowledgeable, responsive and extremely professional.”

Debbie in Natick, MA

“We had a general idea of what we wanted in a porch, but didn’t know where to begin. Archadeck was instrumental in helping us create the actual design, down to what type of ceiling fan and wall sconces would complement the space. The room is even better than we ever imagined.The Archadeck staff — from the demolition crew to the owner —was incredibly professional, responsive, and paid close attention to detail….We wholeheartedly recommend Archadeck.”

Dr. Marshall in Natick

“Archadeck was true to its word…the costs identified at the design phase were indeed the final costs.”

Joe in Burlington, MA

“Everyone who has seen our deck says “that’s the nicest deck I’ve ever seen!”, even the inspector…We love to show it off and strongly recommend Archadeck.”

Stephanie in Medford, MA

“Larry designed a beautiful sunroom in a challenging existing space and continued to recommend design details that added up to a stunning room. Both Larry and Jim are very professional… All decisions were made based on sound engineering analysis with great attention to all details and considerations. Thank you for helping us realize a dream.”

Linna and Gil, Lexington, MA

“We selected Archadeck for many reasons, their great reputation, the fact that they would help us design the perfect deck, and the fact that they were very accessible….We are so happy with everything that Archadeck did – and we are so happy with our new deck.”

Dan and Erin, Melrose, MA

" High quality work – Very reliable and trustworthy I already recommended you guys to several of my coworkers. It was a pleasure to deal with you."

H & S, Medford, MA

“The whole project went very smoothly. Both Jim, the construction supervisor, and Jay, the carpenter, were terrific to work with. They did a great job building our deck.”

Mark, Winchester, MA

“Great initial sales call. Fantastic materials and workmanship. Final product is gorgeous.”

Jonathon R., Wayland, MA

“High quality construction and attention to detail with very professional people.”

John O., Bedford, MA

“Outstanding service – read my review on Angie’s List.”

Andrew, Acton, MA

“Exquisite fit with the existing structure and land form. Selection of sustainable materials and compatible colors for decks and porches. Fantastic architecture, carpentry and project management in each project we did with you.”

Marcia and MaryAnne, Melrose, MA

“Quality construction and good design input.”

Christine, Stow, MA

“Professionalism from first meeting to job closure. Quality and customer focused. Great job, great team.”

Victoria and Kevin, Boxford, MA

“This deck came out amazing. Very nice.”

Building Inspector, Natick, MA

“Done very professionally, high quality materials, professional workmanship, and timely.”

Glenn and Debra, Billerica, MA

“Great design, high quality work.”

L.E.M., Stow, MA

“The patio was installed in the given time frame and the design really suited our tastes.”

E.L.K., Westford, MA

“Larry’s vision and explanation of design was exactly what we both needed. He was great with the large and small details alike. Explaining to us if something we requested would work or not work. Don was our carpenter and he was so patient with explaining all the details that he ran into (probably way too many because our house is old) and the best way to fix any issues. The outcome was exactly as Larry designed for us.I love the design of the deck; especially the black, aluminum balusters.”

Harry and Donna, Chelmsford, MA

“I love the design of the deck; especially the black, aluminum balusters.I love the design of the deck; especially the black, aluminum balusters.”

Jeanette, Billerica, MA

“Your outdoor projects are designed to fit with the landscape, they enhance the living space of the owner, they are designed and built by craftsmen who care about their work and the satisfaction of the customer, they are made of top quality materials, they raise the value of the property.”

Marcia, Melrose, MA

“The professional approach of Jim and his team makes working with them a pleasure.”

John, Belmont, MA

“They look great and are easy to maintain.”

Angela, Boxborough, MA

“The team was well organized, thorough, kept checking with us throughout the project to ensure we knew what was going on and address any issues. Most of all, we felt that the quality of the final product was superior due to the knowledge and experience of the whole team from design to execution.”

Howard and Kiersten, Framingham, MA

“The craftmanship was unrivaled. The budget was exact and the work was both fantastic and notable. Not just by us but by every person that has seen it.”

Fred and Susan, Winchester, MA

“Phenomenal workmanship, responsive, professional in every regard. Developed a living space that has truly transformed our family’s living experience.”

Elaine H.,Lexington, MA

“The time and courtesy Larry took to go over all details with us and his keeping in touch throughout the project, so we knew where everything stood.”

Dan and Erin, Burlington, MA

“The attention to detail, listening to our needs, the professional work of the contractors, the availability of Mr. Finlay to answer questions.”

Anne and Denise, Burlington, MA

“Excellent planning / design”

Dan, Lowell, MA

“We couldn’t be more pleased with our new deck and patio! All of the staff from Archadeck were professional and easy to work with.”

Diana & Harry in Wakefield, MA

“The entire process of working with Archadeck was a treat…
I am sitting here now looking at a beautiful, durable deck which is even better than I envisioned..”

Bill in Woburn, MA

“Overall I would highly recommend Archadeck. They deliver top notch service. Our carpenter was amazing and was meticulous…”

Scott in Westford, MA

“We have been very happy with every aspect of their service, especially their expertise and communication.”

Lauren, Burlington, MA

“The deck and patio look amazing and we’re very pleased and happy. I would definitely recommend Archadeck…”

Ruth in Arlington, MA

“People coming to our house,… continue to comment on how fabulous the deck looks.”

Ruben in Arlington, MA

“Archadeck was so great to work with from start to finish. We have gotten so many compliments, and comments by people with experience in building who have all said it is incredibly well constructed…”

Katrina in Burlington, MA

“We love how it came out as do all the neighbors.”

D.R.R. in Maynard, MA

“Our deck is beautiful and extremely well-constructed. It makes our home so much more liveable.”

Jacques & Kathleen in Boxford, MA

“Satisfied? Absolutely! It was fabulous working with all of Archadeck!”

Ed in Tewksbury, MA

“We are thrilled with the work Archadeck did on our home and are happy to endorse them.”

The McAllister’s in Bedford, MA

“We have been very happy with the professional approach by Archadeck. Our deck looks really nice and is what we expected. I would definitely recommend Archadeck to others.”

Philip G. of Watertown, MA

“They were responsive and communicative throughout the project, and we could not be happier with the final result. It is a wonderful addition to our home.”

JK in Needham, MA

“Excellent design recommendations and quality material…Great people to work with as well.”

SH in Arlington, MA

“Great! We had them remove the old wood deck and stairs and replace them with engineered wood and PVC covered boards. We added lighting on the stairs and deck as well.”

Mary in Concord, MA

“We have been very happy with the professional approach by Archadeck. Our deck looks really nice and is what we expected. I would definitely recommend Archadeck to others.”

Phillip in Watertown, MA

“Craftsmanship was excellent. They were very professional…. I wish every project I had done to the house went this smoothly and was communicated as clearly.”

Lee in Arlington, MA

“The workmanship of the crews was outstanding…we feel like we are living in a 5-star resort when we step outside. Very high quality, and wonderful people to work with.”

Laurie in Woburn, MA

“It went well! I was hesitant about using one company for the design, deck, & patio…but in the end, it was so nice to have one company coordinating it all. Archadeck has the system very well-tuned.”

Kristen in Beverly, MA

“The team was wonderful. Everything went according to schedule and we received frequent
updates. The quality of the work is excellent. We have hired them again to update our front porch.”

Kelly in Watertown, MA

“Archadeck was easy to work with and very communicative.”

Beth in Swampscott, MA

“Working with Archadeck was great! We are thrilled with the final product!”

Jen in Needham, MA

“The front entry is great! Looks much better now.”

Kelly in Watertown, MA

“We love the deck. We are very impressed. It is better than we expected.”

Shawn in Chelmsford, MA

“I like the professional way Archadeck handled everything. The Mrs was very comfortable with the carpenter.”

Phillip in Watertown, MA

“The entire Archadeck team was great communicating with us before and during the whole project… We would hire them again!”

Kathy in Arlington, MA

“From start to finish, this was the most professional contracting company I’ve ever worked with.”

Vicki in Arlington, MA

“Very professional, and excellent finished product. They stayed on scheduled and communicated throughout the project. Every step of the project was professional from design to completion… highly recommend!”

Deb in Newton Center, MA

“From the Sales/designer, Project Manager, Project Coordinator and construction crew, I have had nothing but a great experience… and were really pleased with the actual quality and precision of the construction.”

Bob & Pam in Lexington, MA

“The entire project went as planned and according to schedule. ..They are extremely professional and a pleasure to do business with. We would definitely recommend Archadeck.”

Andreia and Peter in Watertown, MA