Welcome to Deckscapes

By choosing Deckscapes, you are choosing 16 years’ worth of deck construction and installation experience, top quality craftsmanship and durable timber of the highest quality.

The Deckscapes team are attentive, efficient and have continuous on-site supervision to make sure that you enjoy your building experience whilst adding value to your home or property.

In addition to building, creating and installing beautiful timber decking in Cape Town, we offer other complimentary construction services to improve your landscape.

This includes:

  • Wooden pergolas
  • Cladding
  • Timber frame extensions
  • Wooden stairs and balustrades
  • Timber fences, walls & gates
  • Wooden privacy screens
  • Wooden planters and trellises
  • Jetty installation
  • Sliding decks

Get in touch with us here for a free cost estimate on your own deck construction or to ask any questions that you may have.


All work is supervised by people trained to the highest of standards.

The materials that are use are all of the highest quality, and to that end, materials are purchased from SABS approved suppliers.

A four seasons cover on all workmanship applies.

The Deckscapes team will be contactable within reasonable business hours via email or telephone.


Who is Deckscapes?

Managing member, Charles de Jongh, started Deckscapes in 2004 after returning from London with a 3-year degree in Timber Decking and a set of Dewalt power tools. He started the decking company with one red station wagon and 15 years of structural engineering experience. Nowadays, we have numerous team members that we have trained in-house.  Our team are all skilled in decking construction and general woodwork carpentry.  

Within one year of operation we achieved the Bronze Award from the TFBA – Timber Frame Builders Association. In 2010, Deckscapes received another Bronze Award, filling the team with great pride and validation. We have since gone on to win awards in:  2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014. Then in 2015 we won our first SILVER!

Where are you based?

Our head office is located in Marina da Gama. We have successfully run timber decking projects in the Northern and Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, the Atlantic Seaboard, Hout Bay, Hermanus, Somerset West and the city bowl, amongst others.

Our vision is to be one of the leading timber design and timber decking construction companies in Cape Town, Western Cape. Our ability to satisfy our customer needs and complete projects with pedantic perfectionism has ensured Deckscapes’ longevity and growth. See for yourself over on our testimonials page.


Frequently Asked Questions: Hardwood and Pine Decking

UPKEEP OF HARDWOOD DECKING Does Deckscapes oil my hardwood deck? Hardwoods such as Balau, Massaranduba, Garappa and Purple Heart benefit from being oiled once a year. This nourishes the timber and keeps it from cracking. It also helps to maintain the colour – but all timber will silver over time as a result of oxidisation. SInce hardwoods …


The Deckscapes team offer free cost estimates for any decking build.

Each project is unique and might require a site visit to assess the terrain and your needs.

If you would like to discuss your timber engineering needs or would like to make an appointment to obtain a cost estimate for your requirements, please contact Charles on 072 223 5985. Alternatively, call Wendy on 086 010 4093 or email wendy@deckscapes.co.za