Ashton Group at The Beach is a patio and deck builder that creates our clients’ dream outdoor living spaces, right in their backyards. A true partner in your outdoor living renovation, we work to ensure your satisfaction, from the initial brainstorming meetings, throughout the design phase, and to the end of the installation.

What does a custom deck mean for you and your friends and family? Imagine spending more time together relaxing in your own backyard. Making memories as your newly built deck allows you to host more events with your family. Your friends will stop over more often as everyone will want to be outside on your beautiful deck.

As expert patio and deck contractors, we have decades of experience installing gorgeous decks, porches, screened-in porches, patios, pergolas, and more. To create truly luxurious outdoor living spaces, we complement our builds with a variety of outdoor living products such as fire pits and fire features, outdoor kitchens and bars, lighting, outdoor audio systems, shade structures, and more. If you can dream it we can build it!

Vinyl & Composite Decks

If near-zero maintenance is your goal, we suggest you consider purchasing composite decking. Most composite decking is made from recycled plastic and wood chips or sawdust.

Today’s vinyl and composite decking materials have greatly improved from the earlier composite and PVC products. These new and improved products come in a variety of colors and textures, and are all warranted against staining and fading. Keep in mind that all decking products will require periodic pressure washing to keep them looking new.

Here are some of the brands we trust and often recommend:

Deck Builder - Luxury house exterior with large wooden walkout deck


AZEK Deck is the next generation of decking. Now, wood and composite decking are no longer your only choices. AZEK Deck, made of cellular PVC, is engineered with propriety Procell Technology, and virtually eliminates all the shortfalls associated with today’s decking materials.


Exceptional outdoor living for every taste and budget. Have more time to do what you love on a Fiberon composite deck. A high-performance, eco-friendly wood alternative, Fiberon decking offers the warmth and appeal of natural hardwoods without all the time and expense of maintenance. Choose from a wide range of colors and finishes to suit your style and budget.


TimberTech composite decking is a revolutionary alternative to traditional wood that doesn’t rot, warp, or split and never needs staining or sealing. Easy to install and easier to maintain, TimberTech offers an industry leading line of alternative decking solutions.


Since 1996, Trex has invented, defined and perfected the composite deck category with a lineup of low maintenance, high performance, eco-friendly products that fundamentally change the way we live outdoors.


Exotic timber looks. Low-maintenance life. Zuri Premium Decking by Royal combines the aesthetics of exotic timber while maintaining its beauty far longer. Which gives you the opportunity to build an outdoor environment second to none. Zuri was created for the homeowner who can’t get enough of the beautiful look and feel of exotic hardwood but has had enough of living with the demands of maintaining its looks. No other decking looks as amazing and lasts as long as Zuri—an effortless extension of the ideal living space.

Classic Cedar Decks

Cedar decking is a great material for deck building. It looks great, is naturally resistant to rot, and is easy to work with.

Cedar is a fantastic choice for a deck building material because of its combination of unique properties. It is dimensionally stable, meaning that it lays flat and stays straight. Even grain and consistent density make it less likely to warp, cup or twist. It’s fragrant, dark-colored heartwood naturally resists rot and insect infestation in outdoor environments without the need for preservative chemicals.

Most carpenters figure a lifespan of 15 to 20 years for cedar wood deck boards, but it can deteriorate faster when used for ground level decks and for shaded decks that are slow to dry out. To retain the color, you should clean it and reseal it every year or two.

Deck Builder - Back of the house with a wooden deck

Railing Systems

While their primary function is safety, railings are also an important aesthetic feature that can pull together the design of a porch, deck or home’s entrance. While all of our railings are built to meet stringent IBC codes and withstand the harshest elements and years of use, they are also beautiful to the eye.


Lansing has provided the finest exterior building products available since 1955, and their railing line is no exception. Virtually maintenance-free and warranted for a lifetime, Lansing rail products will add beauty to the home while allowing more time to enjoy it.


Beauty meets strength. Elegance meets distinction. Masterpiece meets innovative engineering. Westbury Aluminum Railing was designed with these essential elements in mind. With a variety of designs, colors, and textures, you decide what fits you.


TimberTech composite railing is a revolutionary alternative to traditional wood that doesn’t rot, warp, or splinter–plus it never needs staining or sealing. Easy to install and easier to maintain, TimberTech offers an industry leading line of alternative railing solutions.


Trex’s three exterior railing lines see any vision through with a range of colors, finishes and deck rail options. All this, plus easy configuration and maintenance, make Trex Railing the most luxurious exterior railing systems around.

With our design studio located in Rehoboth Beach DE, Ashton Group at the Beach serves as one of the most well- regarded deck builders in Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Bethany Beach, Ocean View, Fenwick Island, Dewey Beach, Ocean View and the surrounding areas.

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