A typical American home won’t be complete without a deck. In fact, installing one is a popular home improvement project for many homeowners. Here are some of the top benefits of building a deck in your home.
Increase in Home Value
A professionally built deck will almost always improve your home’s overall value. If you are thinking of selling soon, know that a deck addition can boost your resale value significantly. That is, as long as the material used to build one is of the highest quality.
Adding a deck to your home bolsters the aesthetics of your outdoor space. Sure, your yard has a flower bed, pergola or some privacy fencing, but the visual quality of a finished wood deck can further beautify this area of your home even more. Plus, a deck can be customized to look whatever it should as long as it fits the existing outdoor space.
Space for Outdoor Entertainment
For home remodeling contractors, adding a deck offers a great deal of functionality for your outdoor space. It can become the extension of your living space, making it a perfect spot for relaxing and entertaining guests. When you celebrate birthday parties or host a family dinner or holiday get-together, your guests are no longer restricted to being inside your home. As long as the weather is nice, any of these events can spill out onto the deck.
Compared to most rooms in your home, keeping the deck in good condition typically requires less effort. A simple garden hose and some soapy water are enough to clean the surface of the wood boards. Applying a weatherproofing seal should keep the deck looking its best for a long time.
As one of the top deck installation and window replacement companies in the area, STL Design and Build can make sure you’ll have a beautiful outdoor space you and your guests and family members can enjoy for most of the year. No matter the size of the project, we always follow all building codes and safety recommendations for every deck component we install, including handrails, stairs and ramps.
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