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5 Great Uses for an Outdoor Deck


Adding a deck to your home is a wonderful way to make the most of your outdoor space. It can improve the overall value and appearance of your home, increase your living space, and provide the opportunity to make new memories with your family and friends. If you already have a deck, or are planning to build one in the future, here are few different ways to use your deck space this spring and summer.

BBQs. One of the most popular uses for a deck is hosting barbecues. Whether you enjoy big barbecues with extended family and friends or an intimate dinner with your immediate family, a deck creates the perfect setting with enough space for a grill and outdoor dining table. 


Parties. Whether it be a birthday or 4th of July celebration, decks are a great place to host an outdoor party in the warmer months. All you need is a few patio chairs, music, food, and guests. The sunshine and outdoor atmosphere will set the mood for a relaxing and fun time with family and friends.


Relaxation. Is there anything better than enjoying the peaceful sounds of Alaskan nature from the comfort of the outdoors? Add a few chaise lounges to your deck to lay out, unwind, and enjoy the sunshine in your free time.


Entertainment Space. Decks provide space to install outdoor entertainment pieces, like a hot tub or a fire pit, for yourself and your guests to enjoy. The raised position of the deck allows for a stable, level surface that can properly drain if it becomes wet. It’s also the perfect spot for a small fire pit. Just don’t forget the s’more supplies. 


Breakfast Nook. Why limit meals on your deck to just the occasional barbecue dinner? During the warm months, a deck is a great place to enjoy that morning coffee and bowl of cereal, whether on the weekend or before it’s time to head to work. Consider it an extra dining room.


If you are thinking about building a deck or remodeling your existing one, give us a call! Our team will work with you to design and create your ideal space for your family.

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