There is just something grand and southern about having a deck built on your property. You will be delighted by the way it turns out once we’ve finished the build. Whether you want a place to entertain guests, or you want to sip something cold on hot days, you will delight in the opportunities that present themselves. Nothing beats sitting on the deck with a lemonade or whatever drink you choose on a sultry southern evening listening to the sounds of frogs and insects in the distance.
A deck is something that can easily be taken for granted if you’re not careful. Some homeowners just don’t like the overall design of their deck, so it goes unused and neglected. Whether you want to update the look and feel of your existing deck or you want to move forward with something new, you will find that there are a lot of ideas to consider. The following are just a few ideas that can elevate the notion of a deck and turn it into a luxurious set piece for your Georgian home.
The Curves of Design
When you consider the many deck options, many people forget to consider curves. Custom decks aren’t all square or rectangular. You could incorporate curves in a lot of different ways. Whether you want stairs, platforms, or you just think that you want better railings in place, you can easily go through various options in this area. The curves that you can implement don’t have to be emphatic, but rather complementary to the wood structure and the design you want to pull off.
What if you had a place to entertain on the ground floor, and a place to relax on a second story? Just because you are putting in a deck, doesn’t mean that you have to settle for something that is going to be isolated to the ground floor of your home. You could easily have two levels, or if you want one large level up high, you can do that too. Whether you want to have something to look over your property, or you simply want to have visual design flow over a pool area, or a backyard, an elevated deck is definitely worth considering.
Custom Design Elements
When you dream of having a new deck, don’t just isolate your options to one standard solution. Think about all the elements that can come into play here and you will see that there’s a great number of options to explore. Custom decks aren’t just one size, nor are they one shape. They can take on a lot of different design elements, and they can create sprawling elements throughout a property.
Whether you have a limited amount of square footage, a hillside, or you have a great deal of expansive landscaping, custom deck solutions abound and can be retrofitted to your needs. As long as you go into the design process with the notion of a blank canvas, you will succeed in developing something grand, that’s for sure.