Decking is becoming more popular with American families, which is evident when you see that the industry has grown by 5.5% over the last five years. If you haven’t yet had a deck installed on your property, you’re likely to be considering it, but you may be concerned that it isn’t going to be child friendly.
Children can be boisterous, clumsy and prone to allergies, so, you may think a deck won’t mix with these characteristics. However, composite decking may be a material that you need to explore with a contractor. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2nFutrb
It’s only natural to get excited about having work done to your home, such as the installation of a new deck. Decking can introduce many new uses of your outdoor space that previously did not exist. Usually, homeowners want to get things started as soon as possible when planning new projects. However, there are a few things your deck contractors are going to need to know first in order to exactly replicate your outdoor dreamscape.
Your Personal Style
Everyone’s personal taste is different, so your contractor will need to know your preferences in designs. This will allow them to recommend materials that will suit your property and needs. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2mTeGAk
For many homeowners, it can be hard to justify spending time and money on your outdoor space if you plan to sell your home in the future. While all homeowners want their garden to be easy to access, tranquil and a source of entertainment, you may be unsure about committing to a full redesign.
However, a contractor can make sure any changes you apply are also sound investments so that you maximize your return when the time comes to sell your property. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2mSXHhL
Establishing a definitive border around your home serves multiple benefits. It keeps neighbors from encroaching on your property, your pets from escaping, and your children from wandering off during playtime. Most homeowners gravitate toward the basic wooden fence for several reasons, but wood becomes damaged over time from the weather, rot, abuse and incidental impacts.
Because a new fence is not inexpensive, you need to adopt every measure you can to make sure it lasts as long as possible. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2nFi7iu
Decking doesn’t just have to be a ground level structure in your outdoor space. Many people who are either short on square footage or who want to add something different to their property choose to have a balcony deck added to their property.
It’s always best to consult a contractor on how to do this, as they will have the knowledge and skills required to complete the job properly and in accordance with relevant building codes.
Add Decking to an Existing Balcony
If you already have a raised area, you can turn this into a functional deck space by adding materials to what’s already there. Continue reading Everything You Should Know About Decking Balconies
Head to any commercial area, and you’ll see many different types of railings, all designed to fit with the aesthetic of a store or business. But interesting railings don’t just have to be for commercial areas. You can make your outdoor space at home just as interesting and reflective of your style with a variety of railing options.
Composite Deck Railings
If you want a railing that’s known for its functionality, ask your contractor about composite deck railings. This material is a plastic based product that doesn’t absorb water or stain. If you live in an area with bad weather, or have children or guests who could drop drinks and food easily, composite railings are a sensible choice as they won’t be damaged by these things.
Composite deck railings are very easy to clean and maintain, so if you have a simple decking area that you want to be fuss free, your contractor may suggest composite railings. Continue reading Types of Railings for Residential Space Upgrades
If you want to upgrade your outdoor space, you’ve probably been told to find a contractor to help you do it. But if you’re not sure exactly what changes you want, how do you know what kind of contractor to choose?
Your best option may be a general outdoor space contractor. Here are some of the services they could offer you.
A fence doesn’t just have to be a visual border for your property. You can use it to brighten up dull space, or separate your outdoor area into different sections. Fences come in many different sizes and styles, and your contractor will be able to advise on options.
For something that looks natural and that ages to blend in with its surroundings, you may want to choose a wooden fence. If you’d like something for safety purposes, there are many types of metal fence which may suit your purpose better.
Once you’ve decided on a style of fence, your contractor will take over and manage the installation for you. Continue reading The Services an Outdoor Space Contractor Can Offer