Reasons to Add a deck to your home

Create Your Own Oasis by Adding a Deck to Your Home

Your home should always be a place you can relax and feel most comfortable in. But with a little work you can make it into a place you can retreat to without the cost of traveling anywhere. Most houses have a place you can enjoy a bit of your yard or garden, but if you want to make the most of your space exactly what you want by adding a deck to your house. Why should you consider adding a deck to your home if it doesn’t have one, or upgrading the one you already have?


One of the best things about having a desk on your home is you have this extra space that you can take advantage of. Not only is the perfect place to place the grill and make some of those summer classic meals. But it’s also great for entertaining. You can have a great party with friends and family and reduce the amount of time of having people in your home.

The extra space allows you to treat it as another room of your house. You can enjoy meals in the warm summer months and even use it to kick back and have a drink or two with friends under the stars.

Added Value to Your Home

A well designed deck can add some great value to your home. It shows potential future buyers that you not only enjoyed the house but that you considered using all of the spaces. It gives home owners another place to visit and to enjoy the property.

A deck surrounded by garden spaces and even a beautifully kept lawn will not only add to the value of your home but to the value to your every day life. Imagine having the ingredients for your favorite recipe just steps away on a deck side garden. Have your favorite flowers and plants waiting for you to enjoy – and creating your own garden is quick and easy to do as well!

Your Own Personal Retreat

Yes, a vacation every now and then is a great thing. But more often than not it’s outside of your budget and hard to swing. But having a place that you can retreat to will help create a place that feel like a mini-getaway every day.

Design a deck that is the size you want and add in your favorite types of furniture, big floppy umbrellas and a few outdoor throw pillows and you will find yourself spending more time outside. Remember your wifi connection will reach outside, you could even make it into a mobile office space or even add an outside TV to column a make it an outside movie space. Add in a sink and make it into your own bar or kitchen to make it the space you’ve always wanted.

It doesn’t matter how big the deck you add is, the possibilities are endless. Need some inspiration? You can always find great ideas for your next project from Decks & Docks Lumber Company.

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Becky is an interior designer, an adjunct professor, a foodie, a product reviewer and a gluten free blogger in Detroit, Michigan. Week99er is a family friendly site featuring products, events and recipes for your family. Contact her at [email protected]

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