A good quality wooden deck can transform a humble garden into a wonderful outdoor living space. Whether you have a tiny urban garden or a large backyard, a custom deck builder can help you design a deck that uses whatever space you have to its best advantage.
An Attractive Upgrade
Decking is one of the most useful upgrades you can add to your home. It can be used for relaxing, entertaining, and as a place for children to safely play. It can be designed to have split levels that look attractive create different areas. This works well if your garden has uneven terrain.
The Benefits of Wooden Decking
Treated wood is very durable and long lasting. If it is properly maintained, it will keep its attractive appearance for years. It is comfortable for walking and sitting and is in harmony with nature. Wood has a warm ambience and can be easily modified or extended. It requires the minimum excavation and groundwork preparation. Wood is an environmentally-friendly material when it is FSC certified, and the byproducts from timber processing are also useful.
Keeping a Wooden Deck in Good Condition
Power washing alone is not the best way to maintain a wooden deck. There are companies that professionally clean outdoor surfaces including wood with a three-step process. These companies clean, restore, and protect wooden decks in a completely environmentally-friendly way. The wood is protected from UV rays to prevent fading and can be polished every year. Other than that, your deck will age naturally to beautiful effect.
A Wide Variety of Outdoor Living Spaces
Having an outdoor living space not only enhances the value of your home it also enhances your lifestyle. You can select a simple screened porch or a dramatic pool and spa deck. You may think your backyard is not big or beautiful enough for an outdoor kitchen. With custom designers who know how to work with any space to create the living area of choice, you can have a multi-level deck or a covered kitchen and dining area, even in your small yard. Before deciding on the type of outdoor space you want, consider the following:
• How will you use the deck?
• Will the style conform to your home or be different?
• What material do you want to use?
• Will your contractor customize your deck?
• Is your contractor properly insured and will they secure the proper permits?
• Are the builders professionals? Will they clean up when they are finished?
When you start with good planning, you’ll end up with an outdoor living space that will be useful and beautiful for years.