Albaugh & Sons’ Decks in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Outdoor living features are one of the best aspects of a home. This often under-utilized part of the house is a place to enjoy the great outdoors on your land. One can enjoy the fresh air, sweet sunshine, sounds of birds, and sights of greenery without having to go to public property. Depending on your house, you might have either a deck or a patio. In some cases, you might need to build a new deck to meet your outdoor living needs. If so, Albaugh & Sons builds decks in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
One of the first steps in building new decks in Gettysburg is to consider your design options. First, know what your deck elevation will be. Will it be ground-level, low, mid-level, or high-level?
Next, consider the desired layout of your deck. The shape of your deck, plus the position of the stairs, may partially depend on the shape of your house and the land. One will need to consider the traffic flow from your back door to the property below, as well as designated areas on the deck itself.
A deck also provides multiple outdoor living space opportunities, such as an outdoor dining space, fire pit lounge, hot tub area, and much more. A deck is also suitable for adding a gazebo, pergola, or screened-in porch.
Once you have a general idea of the deck’s height, layout, and zones, it’s time to research your stylistic options for deck railings and platform patterns. Other perks abound, too, such as built-in seating, plant boxes, and stereo.
Deck owners have an exquisite array of deck materials from which to choose as well. The main decision you will have to make is whether to go with natural or synthetic material. Should you build a wood deck or a vinyl or composite one?
Wood decks are highly popular and last upwards of twenty years. Given the average homeownership is only thirteen years, that lifespan is quite impressive! However, a wood deck will only last that long with excellent care. Wood decks need routine care, just as any other object. They require sanding and staining from time to time, and over the years will need repairs.
Meanwhile, composite and vinyl are also excellent options and will last between 25-30 years. Composite is a combination of wood fiber and plastic, while vinyl is a sturdy PVC plastic. Each comes in multiple colors and does not require as much maintenance as wood.
Once you have an idea of what you are looking for, it’s time to find a deck contractor who can deliver. If you are looking for a company that builds decks in Gettysburg, PA, you are in luck! Albaugh & Sons is known for excellent customer service and quality construction and design. We are happy to work with you! Contact us for a quote and to answer all your questions.
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