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4 Benefits of a Deck

by CustomHomes on Monday, October 2, 2017

benefits of a deckIf you don’t have one yet, consider adding a deck to your home. It’s a simple feature, but one that comes with quite a number of benefits. Never underestimate the value of a deck!

Higher Property Value

Much like a finished basement, a complete deck will add more value to your home if you ever decide to sell it. That means the deck could very well pay for itself! After all, families and social butterflies will want a cozy place to have guests over. A home with a quality deck is something many buyers keep an eye out for.

Entertainment Space

Perhaps you are the person with a big family or who likes to entertain guests. The deck is a perfect place to do just that! It’s a space that holds seating for many people, it’s outdoors for the sun and fresh air, and has room for a grill and even a picnic table!. Decks are made to be a space where people can gather and easily chat over a good meal.

Additional Curb Appeal

A deck is an extension of your home, so like everything else it deserves an artistic touch. Decorating it like your home’s interior will create a unique appearance sure to intrigue passerby. If they are impressed by the outside of your home, it will draw them into see the rest of your wonderful work.

You won’t have as many limitations on outside decoration as on inside decoration – the sky is actually the limit!Feel free to be bold to catch everyone’s eye.

Easy to Expand

Building a deck is a surprisingly easy and quick way to expand your home. Other expansion methods take significantly longer since foundational work may become necessary. since . Not only does this take more time, but it’s also more expensive. In addition, it will intrude on your day-to-day life more during construction. A deck is the way to go if you would rather keep all the work and mess out of your home.

There are of course more things to consider when undergoing a deck addition to your home. It will still be a costly project, but all that extra space and fresh air will be worth it!

+Ken Uhrich is lead Estimator and Purchaser at Custom Home Group, a Design/Build company, located in Lancaster County, PA. You can follow Ken on Twitter: @kuhrich Or visit his company website: www.customhomegroup.com