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  • Writer's pictureSpencer Keife

5 Benefits of Having a Deck

Are you looking for a way to add beauty and function to your backyard? Building a deck is one of the smartest options for homeowners who want to make the most of their outdoor living space.

Although installing a deck onto your home may seem like a major project, there are major benefits to doing so. With the help of a decking company, you can create a beautiful place to relax outside. A deck can also serve as a gathering place for your family to enjoy special memories together.

Here are five key advantages of building a deck for your home.

  1. Increase Your Home's Value. When you improve your property, the value of your home increases. Building a deck can raise the asking price if you put your home on the market as well as attract more buyers by boosting your home’s curb appeal. An indoor-outdoor living space is a priority feature for many homeowners.

  2. Improve the Asthetic of Your Home. The right deck can really beautify your backyard. With endless finish and stain options for real and composite wood decks, you can choose one that complements your home’s exterior. Added storage space for sports equipment and outdoor games keeps clutter out of sight. Building defined areas into your outdoor space ensures that the whole family can use and enjoy it.

  3. Expands Your Entertaining Space. If you love having parties but feel cramped when you have guests indoors, opening up your space with a deck could be the solution you need for effective entertaining. From birthday parties to barbecues with friends to dinner parties al fresco, get ready to become the most social family in your neighborhood. As a bonus, you get to keep the party mess outside and enjoy easy clean-up on the morning after.

  4. Can Be Customized For Your Lifestyle. When designing your deck, consider adding features that fit into your family’s lifestyle and support your interests. Dual-level decks with separate seating areas encourage conversation and can double as small nooks for quiet studying, reading, and playing games when you aren’t entertaining guests. Love grilling out? Think about adding an outdoor kitchen. An integrated fire pit or fireplace can extend the use of your deck throughout the year, so you can spend time in nature even when the temperature drops.

  5. Enjoy a High Return on Your Investment. A durable, high-quality deck doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, building a deck is often less expensive than other home improvement projects, but your family will still get years of enjoyment from this addition. Extensive customization options allow you to design a deck that fits your lifestyle and budget. Even if you have a small or uniquely-shaped yard, the deck can be built to your specifications.

There are so many options of materials for decks available, from different types of soft wood, to composite materials that are resistant to scratches and stains. There are different styles, layouts and railings. Building a deck is very exciting and the planning process can be fun.

Decks add a "homey" aspect and allow for families to host parties and entertain family and friends better by creating an outdoor living space. If you live in the Northern Nevada Reno and Sparks area and are interested in having a deck built for your home, contact Paramount Craftsman Services today to speak with one of our experts and learn how we can give you the outdoor living space you've always wanted!

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