Your deck is a highly desirable living space for a few reasons, with the main reason being access to nature. It is generally associated with warmer months, but there is no reason why you can’t enjoy it in cooler weather as well. Here are some ideas that will help your outdoor living space to evolve.
Buy Portable Heaters
These not only provide heat, they can add some charm and a sense of design to your outdoor space. They come in different sizes, but they work fine for small groups of people. Another good reason to get one is that some types are designed to look like fireplaces. They are also inexpensive to operate. So you don’t have to worry about driving up your energy bills.
Install a Fire Pit
A fire pit will give your outdoor deck some individuality and style while it keeps you warm on cold nights. Sitting around a fire on a cool night is good for a social gathering. If you are not sure you want a permanent installation, there are portable fire pits available.
Bring the coziness of nights by the fireplace outdoors with a fireplace. It can act as a centerpiece for the deck, and act as a conversation piece. Many readymade options are available, but you might prefer to get one custom designed to suit the architecture of your home. Think about your fuel options, such as wood, natural gas or propane.
Add Outdoor Curtains
Outdoor curtains can add beauty to the deck as they keep the cold winds out. These curtains can be used to separate areas of large decks. This is the ideal solution if you want more privacy when using your deck.
Build a Sunroom
If you have the budget, you can consider adding a sunroom that gets heated during the winter. There are different ways to heat it so that it stays comfortable in winter. Buying a portable heater is one of the most popular methods. You can also consider a baseboard heater, a wall heater, or an AC/heater combo unit.
Enjoy Your Deck Year-Round
If it is not too cold, have the option of using blankets to stay warm, but this is not suitable for really cold nights. This can be used in combination with outdoor curtains or a small fire pit. The size of the deck and your budget will determine the most suitable heating option for your deck. Give us a call at 404-939-2201 if you would like to implement a unique way to add warmth to your deck.