Why a Deck Should be your Next Home Renovation Project
Whenever you have guests coming sometimes your space is not enough that when there is a special occasion coming up, you find the need to rent out a venue. An expense you could have avoided or added up to your food and of course beverages budget.
Before your next event try to stand outside and imagine having a deck over your garage or in the front or side yard or in an unused driveway. Imagine all the possibilities and all the no-fuss entertaining you could soon be doing after you invested your time, effort and a small budget adding a deck. The extra space is not the only reason why a deck should be your next home renovation project. The other reasons are as follows:
A Deck Increases Your Home’s Market Price And Improves Its Overall Appeal
If you have a view, this is all the more reason why you should have a deck. People, no matter how introvert is still drawn to standing outside, inhaling the fresh air, basking in the sunlight and appreciating the surrounding. If your home has a deck and you decided to sell it, it could fetch a higher price since buyers would want that deck to enjoy their coffees in the morning or a place where they could read their book in the afternoon. A well-maintained deck with appropriate furniture such as lounge chairs, gazebos and if possible swing sets and hammocks improve your home aesthetic. It also encourages some down and lull time for the whole family away from electronics. If you are still on the fence, call a Decking Contractor and they would provide you with all the information you would need.
A Deck Is For Someone In The Family With A Green Thumb
If you don’t have ample space for a garden or a greenhouse, having a deck would do. This would give someone in the family who is into gardening a chance to be creative. They could decorate it with plants that are not only ornamental but also edible giving you a chance to save some money when you need some herbs or vegetables that are low maintenance and could be grown even with a small space.
A Deck Is A Space To Enjoy The Outdoors
When you have a deck, you would have your own private space to enjoy the outdoors. It’s like being on vacation every day. Sip champagne, light some candles and enjoy a romantic dinner while stargazing. Or grab some beers, light up your trusty grill and inflate the inflatable pool for the kids to enjoy while the adults eat barbeque. You could even go camping. Pitch the tent, grab some sleeping bags and enjoy “roughing” it without really being in the wilderness and away from the comforts of indoor plumbing.
Deciding on really going for the addition of a deck is actually a no brainer especially if you live in a place where the weather is always inviting you to stay outdoors. Decks don’t also have to be large, even if your space is cramped, a deck would actually add more livable space to your home.