Benefits of Adding a Deck to Your House

Let’s face it, no matter how large your home is, it always seems like we’re wishing for more space. More room for entertaining, more space for cooking, and an extra place for the kids to play. Unfortunately, adding an addition to your home isn’t always an option, but there is a more flexible and affordable option – adding a deck.

If you’ve thought about adding a deck before, but are curious about the full benefits you would enjoy with the addition, this post is for you.

Deck Safety Checklist

May is deck safety month, which is the perfect time to review deck safety best practices to ensure your favorite backyard addition is safe for the whole family. Whether you recently added a deck to your backyard, or are interested in adding one, it’s never too late to tackle common deck safety issues. Review our checklist of top deck safety tips and contact us if you need any of the items repaired so your whole family can enjoy your deck for years to come.

How to Child Proof Your Deck

When you add a deck to your home, you want the whole family to be able to enjoy it – including your children! Of course, depending on the age and size of your children, you may have to take some extra precautions to ensure they can safely enjoy it. But if you’re asking yourself where to start when child-proofing your deck, consider this your guide. Below we will cover our top tips for child-proofing your deck in perfect time for summer!

Guide on Composite Decking

If you’re looking to add a deck to your home that’s low maintenance, beautiful, and eco-friendly, look no further than composite decking. However, many consumers don’t even realize this is a material option for their deck. If you’re looking for more information on composite decking, consider this your guide – let’s dive in!

Landscaping Ideas Around Your Deck

While a backyard deck is certainly a statement piece on it’s own, adding additional landscaping can elevate your yard to the next level. Of course, landscaping around deck areas can be challenging, as your backyard space can be limited, and you don’t want to obstruct your view. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled this list of deck landscaping ideas, categorized by raised decks, ground-level decks and pool decks.

Outdoor Lighting Ideas for Your Backyard

Warm summer nights are coming and you want to soak up as much of that time as possible. To do that, you’ll need lighting! Luckily, there are plenty of affordable and convenient options that you can add to your backyard to keep the fun going all night long. Whether you’re looking for a convenient option that’s quick to string up and a more temporary solution, or you’re looking for someone more long-term and permanent, we have the outdoor lighting suggestions you’re looking for.

Take a look at some of our favorite outdoor lighting options below!

Does a Deck Add Value to a Home?

While you might be considering adding a deck to your home for your family to enjoy while you live there, it’s always a good idea to keep resale value in the back of your mind. As you continue to add and improve your home, you’ll want to ensure that you won’t be losing money when it comes time to sell your house and move on. Luckily for you, a deck is one of those additions that won’t cause you to lose money; adding a deck to your home will actually improve your home’s value! In 2018 alone, homeowners who added decks to their homes recouped 82% or more of their investment when they sold – not bad for a renovation you’re planning on enjoying.

Take a look below to understand why adding a deck to your home will provide a great return on investment.

Checking Your Deck’s Safety

Warmer weather is near and that means you’re about to be spending a lot more time outside on your deck. Before you start planning for your first summer barbeque, it’s essential to check your deck for common wear and tear that can cause injuries.

Follow our deck safety checklist below and you’ll be safely enjoying your deck in no time.

What is the Deck Building Process Like?

A deck is a functional and attractive addition to any backyard. Not only does it provide a space for outdoor living year-round, but as the summer warmth approaches, it will become the heart of your home for barbequing and summer parties.

Before our team of professionals comes out to build your deck, we think it’s important for you to understand the deck-building process. Below we will dive into the steps you can expect from our team of professionals as they complete the deck of your dreams.