Frequently Asked Questions
Best Rate – San Diego Balcony & Deck Repair is a company based in San Diego. Best-Rate provides Wood Repairs, Structural Improvements and many types of Property Maintenance Repairs.
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When should I replace old fascia?
Replacement is usually needed when the fascia is warped, split, or damaged.
How does Best-Rate fix termite damage?
Best Rate typically removes and replaces all damaged wood, painting all 6 sides of the new lumber prior to reinstalling.
Do you have an office in my area?
Best-Rate is has an office in Spring Valley and operates several crews out of north county also. You can count of fast friendly service anywhere in San Diego County.
How soon can my project be completed?
The time frame varies, depending on the season and weather, and your need for building permits. Please contact our office. One of our Estimators will make an appointment with you, according to your schedule.
Do you build with pressure-treated materials? Are there any dangers with them?
As of January 1, 2004, wood treated with CCA (chromate copper arsenate), has been phased out for consumer use. ACQ (alkaline copper quart) and CA (copper azole) are the newest formulations used for treating wood against termite damage and dry rot. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has approved all treatment methods for safe usage in residential applications. The saw dust from cutting pressure treated wood should not be inhaled or ingested. In addition, wood alternative and composite decking materials have become consumer favorites. Popular wood alternatives include cedar and tropical hardwoods.
What kinds of products do you build?
We design and build decks, screened porches, patio covers, gazebos, pergolas, arbors, privacy fences or screens, pool & spa decks, walkways, ramps and other outdoor structures. Most any component of your wood frame home can be repaired by Best Rate Repair.
What kind of wood do you use?
We don’t limit our material choices to any specific type. We use treated wood, cedar, redwood, tropical hardwoods and low-maintenance composites.
Do you have a written contract that I will sign?
Yes, for two reasons:
1. Contracting Law Requirements
2. Having a clear, written plan; keeping the project on track for a satisfied customer.
What type of warranty do you offer?
All repairs comes with a 12 month warranty covering workmanship. Best-Rate’s number one goal is Customer Satisfaction and will do whatever it takes to solve any issue.
Can I get an estimate before I decide to hire Best Rate - San Diego Balcony & Deck Repair?
Yes. We are happy to provide you with a FREE estimate. Simply call Best-Rate to have one of our Estimators come to your home.
What do you charge per square foot?
Since our projects are custom designed and built in so many variables that affect the final project, a square footage price would be misleading.
Are you insured?
Yes. Best-Rate carries at least one million dollars of general liability, Our carpenters and employees are covered by worker’s compensation insurance.