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General Shipping Policies

DecksDirect understands how important it is that your order arrives promptly. We are the largest online stocking retailer of deck accessories, so you can trust that most orders placed before 3:30 pm CST will ship the same day! Please view the topics below for specific shipping information.

If you have a time-sensitive order, questions or comments, don’t hesitate to call us at 1-888-824-5316 for shipping and delivery schedules! We’re happy to figure out the best way to get your order to you on time.

Guaranteed in Stock Items

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DecksDirect understands that getting your items quickly is important. We are the largest online stocking retailer of deck accessories, so you can trust that nearly all items ship the same business day if the order is received by 3:30pm CST,
Monday–Friday (excluding special order items).

Many of our items are Guaranteed in Stock. These items will ship out the same day if the order is placed before 3:30 pm CST, Monday–Friday. Because we are so confident in our fast shipping, if an item listed as Guaranteed in Stock doesn't ship the same day, we will give you $100*.

*For orders totaling over $100, we will refund $100 to the credit card used at the time of purchase. For orders less than $100, only the order amount will be refunded. When Guaranteed in Stock items are ordered with over-sized items, all items will ship together and this offer does NOT apply.

Quick Ship Items

Quick Ship items will typically ship out the same day if the order is placed before 3:30 pm CST. Due to unexpected demand, we cannot guarantee these items will ship the same day. If you have a time-sensitive order, don’t hesitate to call us at 1-888-824-5316 for shipping and delivery schedules! We’re happy to figure out the best way to get your order to you on time.

Delivery & Lead Time

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Except for special order items, most orders placed before 3:30 pm will go out the same day. We do everything we can to ensure quick arrival:

  •   If we can’t ship within one day, we’ll let you know via email or phone.
  •   We can ship direct to your home, business or job site.
  •   Unless specified, we don’t require signatures release on deliveries.


Most products ship directly from our warehouses in the Twin Cities with ground delivery times averaging as follows:

  •   1-2 days to the Midwest
  •   3-4 days to the East Coast
  •   4-5 days to the West Coast

Some products ship directly from the manufacturer, and delivery times for those shipments may vary. However, we have high standards for them regarding shipping times and quality control. If they can’t perform to the levels you need, we don't do business with them.

Note: The map above is a general representation of transit times for UPS Ground transit times. If you have a time-sensitive order, don’t hesitate to call us at 1-888-824-5316 for shipping and delivery schedules! We’re happy to figure out the best way to get your order to you on time.

Free Shipping

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We offer Free Ground Shipping* on select balusters, post caps, deck lighting and hardware within the continental U.S.

Most FREE SHIPPING items ship through UPS ground. When applicable, DecksDirect.com reserves the right to ship items via FedEx ground or USPS ground. You can also upgrade to 2 Day and Next Day shipping for an extra charge.

*Minimums may apply, please refer to specific product pages for details. Free shipping is offered within the contiguous 48 states only. Shipments to Hawaii and Alaska addresses are not eligible for free shipping.

 

Standard Shipping Methods

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DecksDirect.com shipping charges are based on standard UPS or FedEx rates (where applicable), according to package weight, size, and distance shipped.

Most items ship via UPS. When applicable, DecksDirect.com reserves the right to ship items via FedEx, SpeeDee Delivery Service or USPS. In an effort to get your order out as quickly as possible, we may ship your order directly from the manufacturer. Additionally, small items may be shipped via USPS and items shipping to the upper Midwest may ship via SpeeDee.

Ground Shipping
  UPS residential ground delivery rates are based and scheduled on a Monday through Friday delivery. If your order requires Saturday Delivery please contact us. Additional charges may apply. Note: Some addresses are not available for UPS Saturday Delivery.
  FedEx residential ground delivery rates are based and scheduled on a Tuesday through Saturday delivery.
  FedEx/UPS commercial ground delivery rates are based and scheduled on a Monday through Friday delivery.
  USPS residential and commercial ground delivery rates are based and scheduled on a Monday through Saturday delivery.
  SpeeDee residential and commercial ground delivery rates are based and scheduled on a Monday through Friday delivery.

Express Shipping
UPS and FedEx residential/commercial 2nd Day and Next Day delivery rates are based and scheduled on a Monday through Friday delivery. If your express order requires Saturday Delivery please contact us. Additional charges may apply. Note: Some addresses are not available for UPS Saturday Delivery. Orders placed after 3:30pm CST will ship next business day. If you have a time-sensitive order, don’t hesitate to call us at 1-888-824-5316 for shipping and delivery schedules! We’re happy to figure out the best way to get your order to you on time.

Will call
We would be happy to arrange for order pickup at our Minneapolis location. Pick-ups can be scheduled Monday-Friday 7am-5pm by calling 1-888-824-5316.

LTL Freight Shipping

Because some items offered at DecksDirect.com are too large and/or heavy to ship via UPS, FedEx or USPS, they are shipped via LTL (Less than Truckload) Delivery. For larger orders, we ship via common carrier (18-wheeler).

If you order is being shipped via LTL or common carrier, you will be contacted to discuss the details before the order ships. If special service are required such as a lift gate, additional fees may apply. Signatures are required for all LTL shipments.

Click here to read more about our LTL Freight Shipping Policy.

Shipping Destinations

Within the contiguous U.S. - Choose between Ground, 2nd Day Air and Next Day Air.

Alaska and Hawaii - Choose between 2nd Day Air and Next Day Air. Contact us at 1-888-824-5316 to discuss
using USPS – depending on the products in your order, this may offer cost-efficiencies for the same delivery timetables.

International - At this time, we do not ship outside of the United States.

Shipping Costs

DecksDirect.com shipping charges are based on standard UPS or FedEx rates (where applicable), according to package weight, dimensions, and distance shipped. Shipping quotes can be obtained in the shopping cart portion of our website. For shipping over 100 lbs and/or freight quotes please call us at 1-888-824-5316.

Out of Stock & Special Order Items 

The team at DecksDirect.com will contact you if an item is out of stock or special order. Due to availability and vendor issues, we can only estimate shipping times for these products. If you choose to remove the item from your order, we’ll issue a refund consistent with the original method of payment.

Green Shipping 

In our continued effort to minimize waste and lessen our impact on the environment, please note that your order may arrive in a slightly used box.

 
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