By Tanye Bure
An outdoor deck is a place where all your family will come together enjoying cocktails, playing board games, stargazing during warm summer nights, or just talking over outdoor meals. No wonder so many homeowners wish about getting a deck for their property. And although there is nothing bad in rolling up your sleeves and getting down to a major DIY project, most professionals would strongly recommend against building an outdoor deck yourself.
First of all, different states have various regulations and safety demands for any outdoor construction. So once you decide to get a deck for your Denver house, you will have to do comprehensive online research and face certain bureaucracy challenges if you want to make sure that your construction is safe and legal.
Another reason to address a professional is the fact that all properties are different and sometimes certain peculiarities become dealbreakers once you have to decide on the construction materials and the overall structure of your deck. That is why custom decks are so popular today.
Keep on reading and you will learn all the main benefits of getting a custom outdoor deck for your property this year and why addressing a professional contractor will save you a lot of time and money over this project.
Safety and stability
The landscape of Denver and the locations around it may vary from one place to another. A project that might have worked perfectly for your friend may not be suitable for you due to peculiarities of the soil of your land, landscape, size, and shape of your yard. Eventually, this may result in a serious safety issue, putting your family members and the integrity of your house in danger.
Having the necessary experience and knowledge, a professional will come up with a deck project that will meet all your demands and expectations without compromising on the safety and stability of your construction.
Custom deck lets you get the most of your backyard
You may be surprised with the capacity and potential of your backyard once you let a professional create a project of your outdoor deck. Suddenly there may appear a great opportunity to build a swimming pool or a breathtaking playground for your kids, that you might have never thought about. An outdoor kitchen or a gazebo can be those high-end additions that will become possible once you let a professional use all the potential of your property while building your custom deck.
The opposite is also possible. Sometimes people have quite extensive properties with a lot of potentials but manage to through it through the window with disproportional constructions. Custom decks are your opportunity to enjoy all the befits of your property and discover functional capacities you could not even imagine before.
Get what you want… and what you need
Once you get down the project yourself or build a standard deck, you will inevitably have to compromise on some features. From the size and choice of materials to the overall structure, functionality, and even safety – there is a strong chance that you will have to give something up. Eventually, you may end up with pretty quality construction that you and your family will learn to enjoy, but the ghost of missed opportunities will be hunting you for a very long time.
Custom decks, designed and built by professionals instantly offer you a wide choice of options. You will suddenly realize that there are lots of shapes, functions, and materials to choose from and all of the options will be perfectly suitable for your property. This experience may also be pretty overwhelming as sometimes homeowners are afraid to make a wrong decision and commit to a less prosperous project. Professional advice that considers all the demands, habits, and expectations of the residents will help you make an informed decision and make sure that your custom outdoor deck will be a smart investment in your living experience and the value of your property.
The “golden tooth” effect
While all properties are different, getting a deck you risk to end up with an addition to your landscape that would look unnatural and foreign for your property. This effect is called “golden tooth” in design and it instantly demonstrates poor taste and devalues all your efforts and investment.
The design of your deck may vary depending on the style of your house, its size, color pattern, and greenery that you already have or plan to get on your property. It should consider your expectations, maintenance capabilities, and even the amount of time you are planning to spend outside and how many people live in the house or visit you. Once you address a professional, you a guaranteed that your custom deck will be a perfect match to your landscape, demands, capabilities, and budget, becoming a logical extension and valuable addition to your property.
More and more homeowners get custom decks for their Denver houses, Despite the benefits mentioned above, professionally made custom decks have some significant money-saving features:
- Designed and thought through before the construction, they fit your expectations perfectly. So you don`t risk to face some unexpected challenges on the way or have to disassemble the half-finished construction;
- Once done by a professional, custom decks have a warranty on the overall performance and materials. You don`t have to worry about possible failures or adjustments – a professional always has your back;
- Not just a functional addition to your house, custom decks are a serious investment in the overall value of your property. Once you or your heirs decide to put it on the market, the starting price tag will be significantly higher once there is a custom deck;
- With a custom deck, you and your family get a chance to have a fuller and safer outdoor experience. With the various opportunities that you get with a custom project, you may hold neighborhood barbecue parties and family gatherings, build a playground for your children or an outdoor gym for yourself, spend quiet summer nights stargazing with your beloved one or let your children invite friends over for a pool party. The opportunities you get are ultimately endless.
Contact us today and you will get comprehensive consultation from our team, learn about all options to get the most of outdoor experience in your Denver property, and get an estimate on various custom projects and solutions that we offer.