You love to spend time outside at your home, but your deck — or lack of a deck — can make outdoor adventures less fun. You want a new deck but can't justify getting one because you either think you don't have space for one or can't afford the addition or you have a deck already and can't think of a reason to replace it.
Here are reasons to build a new deck. These reasons are based on both having a deck already and not owning a deck — yet.
Reasons to get a new deck when you have a deck already
There are many reasons why you should build a new deck when you have a deck already.
Your deck is aging
An older wooden deck will rot and warp with time. Or, the deck will start to sag and become unsafe for use. You can build a new composite deck that is better able to withstand the elements and give you years of enjoyment.
Your deck is small
A smaller deck doesn't provide much room for entertaining guests and adding other features, such as a fire pit or backyard furniture. Build a new, larger deck that is octagon-shaped or large and rectangular to give you more outdoor enjoyment space.
Your deck is unattractive
If your deck is made of silvered, unattractive wood or just has a poor design, it takes away from your home's curb appeal. Design a new deck for your home to make your exterior property look as nice as the interior.
Reasons to get a new deck when you don't have a deck yet
There are reasons to add a deck to your property when you are thinking of a remodel.
Your deck adds home value
A backyard improvement with decking gives your home greater use. You can use a deck for many things, which adds valuable square footage to your home.
Your deck makes your yard fun
You'll spend more time outside when you have a nice place to enjoy the sun without sitting on the grass. You can decorate your deck with furniture, a canopy, and even a table to make the space fun.
Your deck provides winter entertainment
You don't have to stay inside when you have a deck during the winter and rainy seasons. Your deck can have a canopy or roof placed on it so you can go outside whenever you want, regardless of the weather.