If you’ve been searching for “deck builders near me” and contemplating how you can get more use out of your landscape in the Farmington Hills and Bloomfield, MI, areas, it’s time to consider taking the next step. Here’s what’s involved in choosing a deck that will fit in right into your particular outdoor space and your lifestyle.
An expert wood deck builder can completely customize this landscape feature for you, whether you want a ground-level, elevated, or multi-level deck. They can go over the pros and cons of choosing wood or composite material, all with the goal of reflecting quality craftsmanship in your outdoor living space—and giving you a reason to go outside more often, to enjoy your outdoor oasis.
Benefits of a Big Deck
A well-designed wood deck can quickly become a favorite location for entertaining. Wood is an all-natural, beautiful material that can offer a feeling of comfort and warmth. Thanks to the large choice of options in colors and types of wood available, you may combine different woods to make a distinctive deck for your environment. The right deck may also provide additional storage space underneath for things like larger toys, lawnmowers, and outdoor furniture—or even another outdoor living space, with a paver patio as a foundation.
Choose the Size That Works for Your Home
A custom wood deck can be practically any size, from a deck that completely encircles the home to a deck that has multiple levels to address the issue of having very little yard in a hilly setting. Depending on how much outdoor space you have, a deck builder can create either a free-form deck that follows the contours of your property or a conventional rectangular deck, to provide the outdoor area you desire for unwinding at the end of the day.
Railings Are for About More Than Safety
There are several different railing alternatives that may truly make your deck stand out in the landscape. The classic appearance of wood pickets with a wide, flat top for setting drinks and food during a barbecue is adored by many house owners. One advantage of using wood is that a broad range of patterns and designs can be created to add visual appeal.
Other homeowners prefer the appearance of wrought iron to give a more dramatic and stately look to the deck's appearance.
Your Deck Could Be Many Levels
Of the many benefits a deck offers is convenience. Accessible by your back door, it can give you easy access to your kitchen as you work on making a delicious, fresh dinner for friends and family that you’ll be dining on alfresco. With several levels to your deck, you could choose to have several outdoor dining areas, one a casual space for eating hot dogs and burgers fresh from the grill, with another more elegant space for sophisticated dining under the stars.
About the Author
With over 27 years serving Southeast Michigan, Teddy’s Lawn & Landscape is a family-owned, award-winning business providing quality workmanship in all that we do, from landscape designs and construction to caring for the outdoor spaces of residences and commercial properties