Custom Outdoor Living Spaces – Portland, Oregon: Let Us Create Your Dream Space

Three Rivers Custom Decks



Are you looking for an outstanding outdoor living contractor? Portland’s very own Three Rivers Custom Decks is one of the area’s leading companies in outdoor living design and construction in Portland, Oregon.


As a premier contractor specializing in custom outdoor living spaces in Portland, we bring a unique blend of craftsmanship, innovation, and Pacific Northwest flair to every project. With a passion for creating personalized sanctuaries that seamlessly blend nature with functional design, we invite you to embark on a journey with us to transform your outdoor spaces into havens of comfort, style, and tranquility. 


Discover the extraordinary possibilities that await as we redefine outdoor living in the vibrant landscape of Portland, Oregon.




Portland Outdoor Living — At Home


Here in the Pacific Northwest, we love to be outdoors. When we’re enjoying our outdoor living spaces at home, we want to be comfortable, too. We’re a deck-building company that does more than just deck installations – at Three Rivers Custom Decks, we build custom outdoor living spaces in Portland and surrounding areas.


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The Custom Outdoor Living Space Portland Residents Want


Just about anything you dream up – we can build it. From a simple pergola installation to a full backyard re-landscape and outdoor kitchen living space build out, we’ve got you covered!


Read on to learn about some of the typical outdoor living projects we do in the Portland area.


Custom Overhead Structures


Our custom overhead structures are designed to provide you with the right combination of comfort and exposure. Our overheads are popular with those looking to find some sort of cover from the elements. 


Some of these include:


  • Shade arbors
  • Fully waterproof roof structures
  • Retractable covers
  • Pergola
  • Trellis
  • Gazebo
  • And more!

Whether you seek shade from the sun or protection from the rain, we can artfully craft a custom outdoor living space you can use to entertain, relax, and everything in between. We use top-quality materials in all our covered outdoor living spaces to ensure that you will get the maximum life span with the least amount of maintenance.



Custom Outdoor Kitchens


Life and gatherings take place around food. Want to bring the party out of the kitchen and into the beauty of the outdoors? Let Three Rivers Custom Decks design the outdoor kitchen you’ve always wanted.


Your custom outdoor kitchen can include great features like: 


  • Fireplace
  • Built-in BBQ
  • Grill
  • Fridge
  • Mounted TV

Want to enjoy the space all year round? Stay warm by having us install: 


  • Gas heaters
  • Electric overhead heaters

Our talented design team can bring your vision to life and create a gorgeous outdoor kitchen for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation!



Custom Fire Pits and Outdoor Fireplaces


Cool evenings, outdoors by the fire.
Roasting marshmallows for ooey-gooey s’mores.
Telling stories and spending quality time with friends and loved ones, or just relaxing with the light crackle and warm glow of the fire.


Take your outdoor space up a notch with a custom fire pit, or make your outdoor living space more grand with an outdoor fireplace centerpiece.



Custom Landscaping, Hardscaping, and Water Features


There’s nothing more relaxing than an evening in the hot tub or more thrilling than hosting summer barbeques around the pool. If you’re interested in adding beautiful landscape design, complete with a water feature, such as a pool, hot tub, or pond, we work with the area’s best landscapers and contractors to help make that dream a reality.



Areas We Serve


The Three Rivers Custom Decks team offers custom outdoor living space solutions for homeowners in the greater Portland area, including:


  • Portland
  • Lake Oswego
  • West Linn
  • Vancouver
  • Tualatin
  • Sherwood
  • Woodburn
  • Cedar Hills
  • Hillsboro
  • Canby
  • Oregon City
  • Newberg
  • Beaverton
  • Wilsonville
  • Beavercreek
  • Tigard
  • Happy Valley
  • Gresham
  • Troutdale
  • Gladstone
  • Sandy
  • And more!

If you are looking for services in the area but don’t see your city listed above, contact us to find out if we can assist with your custom outdoor living space project.



Our 4-Stage Process For Your Dream Outdoor Living Space Design



Stage 1: Initial Consultation & Design


Step 1: Face-to-Face Meeting

The first step in our process is to meet with you face-to-face to understand your needs and discuss your ideas for the project. During this meeting, you will bring any photos, floorplans, Pinterest boards, and any other wish-list items to the table.



We’ll go over your vision and discuss the key features you want to incorporate into your dream design. We’ll be offering our own ideas and addressing any concerns or questions that may arise. Have some questions before we get started? Check out our FAQs below.


Step 2: Timeline and Quote

After we gather all of the necessary information and have a vision in mind, we will provide you with a quote that includes pricing for all of the various elements of the project as well as an initial plan and timeline. We’ll work quickly to provide this quote – 95% of our bids are emailed out within 48 hours of the initial consultation. 


Step 3: Design Perfection

Upon acceptance of the bid, we will begin shaping the project to perfection via email, phone, or further on-site visits. Our commitment to your vision is paramount. We will revise the initial project until you feel good about the design and are ready to get started! 



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Stage 2: Project Management


Once we’ve started building your dream custom outdoor living space,  we will ensure that you are in the loop for the duration of the project. You’ll know what to expect every step of the way. You will receive information like:


  • The schedule for the project 
  • Progress photos and updates 
  • Design suggestions
  • Expense updates
  • And more


Have any questions or concerns during the project? Don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll get back to you right away.


Stage 3: Execution of Custom Outdoor Living Space Project


Now for the best part of the whole process – you relax and let our team work our magic! At Three Rivers Custom Decks, we value your time and ours. You can expect that our talented team of professionals will have your dream outdoor living space completed as efficiently as possible without compromising any quality. 


Stage 4: Final Meeting and Walkthrough


As we get nearer to the end of your custom outdoor living project, we will meet with you a final time to walk through the project and address any questions or concerns you might have. During this final walkthrough, we will also go over warranty procedures and arrange for the final payment of the completed project.



See What Our Portland Clients Have To Say About Our Custom Outdoor Living Spaces


“As a retired civil engineer with over 40 years of experience, I’ve seen many construction projects. I know quality in workmanship and integrity in service. Three Rivers is at the top in both areas.”

 – Greg C.


“Three Rivers built a really nice deck as part of a major remodel we completed on our entire house.  The deck turned out fantastic and has added a year-round entertaining space to our home.  We worked with a number of sub-contractors on many aspects of our home remodel, Three Rivers hands down receives the best contractor award!”

 – Chris W.


“Three Rivers was great at working with our budget and being flexible with ideas and ways to make what we wanted to come to life with our constraints.  They were able to make adjustments on the fly when we would interject with off-the-cuff ideas and followed up to ensure everything was taken care of and finished as we wanted it.” 

– Ryan C.




FAQs About Our Portland Custom Outdoor Living Space Installations


How Long Does It Take to Build a Deck?


Every one of our custom outdoor living spaces is its own project. The time it takes to create this space from start to finish depends on a number of factors. Some of them include:


  • The unique design of the project
  • The size and scope 
  • Whether the desired materials are readily available
  • Delays with permits for more complicated projects
  • And more

In our custom quote for the project, we’ll be transparent with you about the timeline. We value your time and ours and we will work to complete the project as efficiently as possible while ensuring the highest quality. Schedule a free consultation today!


How Much Does It Cost To Create a Custom Outdoor Living Space in Portland?


The cost of an outdoor living renovation in Portland depends on a variety of factors. Every project we do is customized to fit the wants and needs of the client. 


For a custom deck in Portland, the cost will generally range from $50 per square foot to $150 per square foot. However, adding additional structures, such as outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, or pergolas, will increase the overall project cost.


We’ll work with you and your budget to create the custom outdoor living space of your dreams. Three Rivers Custom Decks has always been praised for great value. The timeless saying is still true today: ‘you get what you pay for’. Our prices are competitive with other outdoor living companies in Portland. Working efficiently helps us keep our prices aligned with industry standards while delivering service and quality that goes above industry standards. 


Ready to start designing your dream outdoor living space? Request a quote below!



Who Will Be Building My Custom Outdoor Living Space?


We pride ourselves in our craftsmanship and dedication to quality. We employ Crew Leaders with an average of 15 years experience working with decks and outdoor living spaces. Our team strives to exceed your expectations and will work with you throughout the duration of the project to ensure you are pleased with the finished product. 


Have a question that we didn’t answer? Contact us to hear more about our process or click below to see what other services we provide.


Will a Custom Outdoor Living Space Improve the Resale Value of My Portland Home?


Yes! Building an outdoor living space can enhance your home’s resale value by creating additional usable square footage and increasing overall appeal. 


Well-designed outdoor living spaces, such as a patio, deck, or landscaped garden, offer potential buyers an attractive extension of the living area. This added functionality can make your property more desirable and stand out in the real estate market.