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Decatur Decks and Design Ideas

Tired of your innocuous deck on the backyard, occupying space but yielding neither function not aesthetics to your home? Then why not consider a deck remodel? With a little planning, creative designing and contemporary deck improvement ideas, this underused outdoor space of your home can easily become the favorite hangout spot for the family. 
Boring, bland decks can be transformed into the most inspiring and entertaining spots of the home. To improve the appearance of the deck area, try a tiered look that can help break up the monotony of an otherwise large, flat surface while on multileveled decks tiers add visual interest.
Multileveled decks will also likely need railings for safety but the style does not need to be compromised. Contemporary railings come in an array of glass panels or see through slats which not only make the deck area appear more spacious but also prevent blocking a good view around the deck area.
To extend the utility of the deck area, think about including built in seating when working on a deck remodel. Ideal for decks that handle a lot of entertaining, built in seating is so much more convenient than having to bring in extra furniture from indoors every time there is a gathering outdoors.
Another way to make sure that the deck is used optimally as long as the weather permits, is to have some sort of an overhead covering installed. Ideas can range from wooden pergolas, large canopies, and retractable awnings to simple deck umbrellas.
For homes that are built on a slope, a multileveled deck provides the ideal yet gradual descent into the front yard or other exit points. Having a deck at the front of the house also means that it can add to the aesthetic appeal of the home for all passersby. This makes for a good opportunity to dress up the deck to maximise the home’s curb appeal.

If you are located in the Decatur area of Atlanta, then you can use our home remodeling services at Southstar Construction to have work done on your deck. Southstar Construction contractors have the expertise to shape up your old deck and make it brand new for maximum utility outdoors.