Decks - Pools - Spas
Unique Engineering Solutions For Decking – Pool & Spa Designs
What Makes Us Different
Engineering Express Doesn’t Just design decks & outdoor spaces – we innovate pioneering solutions throughout the design process to provide the most accurate, expedient, & efficient solution to your deck, pool, & spa needs.
Learn More about our unique solutions:
Readymade Plans & Calculators
Use these design aids & purchase pre-engineered, certified master plans for quick delivery & permit of your at grade or elevated deck.
Customized Brand Support Channels
We curate brand-specific solutions to provide installers with the tools they need to properly engineer & permit their deck, pool, or spa design.
Let us create an engineering support channel for your brand learn more
Visit these deck brand support channels:
Interactive Design Calculators
Browse our fast-growing collection of design aids brought to you by major brands & the designers at Engineering Express.
Use for free for estimating & pre-engineering, order certified copies for permit.
Residential Pools & Spas
We partner with industry leaders to provide pool & spa designs across the US for in-ground residential pools of all kinds
for your unique designs
EXPRESSPASS is our proprietary platform providing you an unparalleled quoting, project management, communication & file management system for custom projects.
* Our EXPRESSPASS system is a member-based platform providing a highly personalized experience to qualifying members.
Send in your no-cost application to discuss your needs with one of our design experts.
(EXPRESSPASS is not available to homeowners, try a plan pre-engineered plan above instead).
DECK & RAILING INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE BASE
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