With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner now is the perfect time to check out creative deck building ideas to construct the ideal spot to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Whether you are starting from scratch or giving your old deck a new look, you are only limited by your imagination.
- If you have an uneven landscape the raised platform of a deck can easily overcome this inconvenience. Additionally, it may be advantageous to design a tiered deck with two or more platform levels to create cozy conversation areas as well as an outdoor dining area.
- Building a deck around a hot tub can provide all the escape and luxury of a spa in the privacy of your own back yard.
- Adding a gazebo to a section of existing decking might be just the thing to make those sunny days less brutal and more enjoyable. Plus, with deck lighting it can be a perfect outdoor entertainment area for those sultry evenings.
- Customized deck roofing can provided shading without totally blocking out the sun with wooden bars or lattice designs. This can be done as a stand-alone section covering a portion of the deck, or built on as an extension on to your existing roof. It is also possible to use heavy duty transparent fiberglass to allow for light to permeate, which can also provide shelter from those occasional summer rains.
- Incorporating trees into your deck design can save the expense of removal and provide natural shade for a more relaxing experience.
With all the ideas out there to add to just about anything you can come up with on your own, there is no reason not to have the deck of your dreams.
Contact Home Improvements of the Carolinas at (336)271-3323 for more information on deck design and construction. Our professional staff is here to provide quality service to those in the Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, and surrounding Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina.