There are a variety of reasons as to why you should consider upgrading your deck. For one, like any upgrade, the purpose is to make your life easier. Additionally, you may want to add space, incorporate design features you’ve seen elsewhere, or simply just update for fun. To achieve your goals, meet codes, and stay on budget, you should work with a proven contractor like Intelligent Design, so your upgrades go well.

Convenience For You And Your Family

In most cases, the desire for convenience is the most common reason for a deck upgrade. A larger or updated deck can make family time that much better. When you upgrade the deck, you can add a variety of features that play into your hobbies. Adding steps allows you to easily access your yard to do work or enjoy the outdoors. You can add planters in various spots around the deck and railings or add a permanent grill if you enjoy cooking outside.

Maintenance And Staying Safe

Like most things, decks need to be repaired and upgraded as they age. Ensuring the wood doesn’t rot, or making sure the railings are sturdy is key to staying safe. When these two things, or others start to wear on your deck, it could be the perfect time to get the upgrades you’ve always talked about. When you contact a contractor about making the necessary repairs, asking about additional projects is a great way to take that step to get started on building the deck you’ve always wanted.

Added Value

Upgrading your deck is a great way to add value to your home if you’re considering selling. Even having a standard deck attached to your home instantly adds value, but upgrading to a more luxurious deck is a great way to add even more value. Some homes are built with the most basic decks because the builder does not have a specific buyer in mind. When you move into a home like this and crave a larger deck, it can be easy to add on and curtail the deck toward what you want.

Contact Intelligent Design Today

If you’re in the Twin Cities area, and looking to remodel your deck or any other aspect of your home, contact Intelligent Design. Our team of experts will work with you to ensure your plans are doable, affordable, and safe. To get more information, call us at 763-315-0745, or message us on our contact page.