With every home improvement or upgrade you plan for your home, it is very important that you consider all the benefits you will be able to enjoy from each project. Adding a deck to your home is a great way to add a versatile space to your home and increase the market value of it. Deck additions create a significant convenience factor while keeping your home and overall property upkeep on-point. Here are a few of the biggest benefits of adding on a garage to your home:
Increase Aesthetic Appeal
A deck adds a beautiful aesthetic appeal to your home’s exterior. Whether you choose a natural wood or composite finish, your deck can add an aesthetic appeal to the exterior of your home leaving you feeling like you are in your dream home. Decks are completely customizable. You can incorporate a number of different designs, stain colors, structures, materials, and accessories.
Some people like a simple deck with nothing but a couple of patio chairs, while others prefer to create built-in grilling stations, tables, and outdoor sound systems. Even when you aren’t using your deck, such as in the wintertime, it can be nice to look out and enjoy the beautifully designed deck. It’s relaxing and enjoyable, especially when you have company over.
Place for Entertaining
One of the best benefits of having a deck is that it gives you a nice place to entertain your guests. Whereas your home may not be large enough on its own to host a large gathering or event, the deck gives you extra space to spill out and entertain. A deck is also ideal when you have children too. It allows parents to enjoy a nice area while the kids play in the backyard while the adults hang out and enjoy a nice time.
Increased Property Value
A deck is a great way to add usable space without spending the premium that comes with adding indoor living space.
One of the reasons that a deck is such a good investment is because it increases living area at a minimal cost per square foot. The national average for new construction costs of a two-story, 2,000-square-foot home is about $85 per square foot, according to the National Association of Home Builders. However, the construction costs for a wood deck are less than $35 per square foot.
While a backyard deck won’t add the same amount of financial value as an indoor addition would, most homebuyers will ultimately pay a premium for outdoor living space when comparing two similar properties. On average, you can expect a 75 percent return on investment when you add a deck to your property.
Functional Outdoor Living Space
Adding a deck isn’t always about increasing property value, though. You obviously want to enjoy it in the meantime. The great thing about a deck is that it gives you functional outdoor living space.
Once you build a deck, you may consider it an extension of your indoor living space. It might even become your favorite place for relaxing, reading, eating, and more. Some people even use decks for outdoor exercise equipment or hot tubs. Depending on the weather and how much coverage you have, an outdoor TV is even a possibility.
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