Installing a Deck is a Great Investment

Posted on August 9, 2018

Deck Installation San Antonio

Whether you are looking to spruce up your house a bit before putting it up for sale, or are looking for innovative ways to give your home a unique living space, installing a deck is never a bad idea. Deck installation has a very high return on investment (ROI). It also is, more often than not, less expensive to expand your home's living space by adding a deck than by adding on a new room. Living in San Antonio also gives you the added benefit of being able to use your deck for the majority of the year - a luxury that homeowners elsewhere do not have. 

More Space For Less

While true that a deck is a significant monetary investment, building one will give you more bang for your buck. A deck gives you an added living space, which can host barbeques, family gatherings, or can just be a nice place to relax at the end of the day.

Building a new interior room comes with many more costs than building an outdoor space. There is the added expenditure of constructing walls and a ceiling, and all the insulation and duct work that needs to be added to a new room. Additionally, you will have to run electricity, plumbing, and expand your internet service area. All of these expenses will add up to make building a new interior room much more expensive than adding a deck onto your home. 

Versatility of Choice

A deck will also give you flexibility of choice when it comes to the space's functionality. If you were to add a new room onto your house, or expand an existing room, you are typically restricted to what that room can be. A kitchen will always be a kitchen and, potentially, an eating area, no matter how much space is added to it.

On the other hand, a deck can serve a multitude of purposes. It can serve as an outdoor kitchen, an entertaining space, or perhaps even a secluded getaway, home to your outdoor spa. And the best part is, you don't have to be limited to one type of deck. One day you can be hosting a party outside on your deck, and the next it can turn into your private sanctuary. Keeping this in mind, the investment of building a deck will pay for itself in no time.

Professional Installation

There are many reasons to add a deck to your home, most notably that the presence of a deck greatly increases your home's value. With considerably less expense than building an interior room, you can create a whole new space for your family to enjoy. However, this savings can be wiped out if your new deck isn't installed properly.

A deck is considered part of your house, therefore it has to have the same codes and inspections as other parts of your house. Furthermore, a poorly-installed deck can be quite dangerous, as the boards can split or the railings can fail, causing injury. In order to secure the safety and security of your new investment, your deck's construction should be left to a professional.

We also specialize in custom-made decks, designed uniquely for your home and your design needs. If you are ready to get started on designing and building the deck of your dreams, please contact us by filling out our easy online form or by calling us at 210-496-3325.

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