Spring is right around the corner, which means the days of lounging outside on your patio and deck are almost here. The feeling of relaxing outside in your own personal oasis away from the hustle and bustle of city life is a luxury worth having, and honestly it can be more of a necessity depending on how stressful your day was. If you are in the market for a new spring project, here are a few pieces of advice from your deck builders in Denver.
Think Functional Components
A deck serves many purposes. It is a place to unwind after a long day at the office. It’s a spot to grill out in the summertime. And it’s also a place to entertain your guests when the weather is right. With these factors in mind, it is a great idea to think about things that can make your deck more functional once the outdoor entertainment season begins
One such piece to consider is a fire pit placed in the center of a deck. This can be done safely to minimize risk to your property and provide you with an excellent focal point for your deck’s layout. If your spring and summer nights get a little chilly, having a fireplace to keep things warm and toasty can be a fine addition to your outdoor environment. With a fireplace on your deck, you’ll have a hard time coming back inside after basking in the warmth of a well-lit fire.
Consider Environmental Factors
If you have a large tree next to where you intend to build a deck, consider how you can integrate this element into the design of your project. Hot days in the summer scream for shady respites from the heat, and having natural shade from your existing tree provide the necessary cooling component to save you from a sweaty mess. You can also integrate these constant companions into your overall design, as a deck can help accentuate your planted friend.
Deck Furniture Choices
Another thing to consider for your new or remodelled deck is the furniture that you will have on it. Quality patio and deck furniture can go a long way towards making your deck a much more comfortable place to reside. You can decide to go with traditional deck chairs, or opt for weatherproof outdoor sofas to really step up your comfort game. If you have the right setup, you can even consider making your deck feel more campy by having a well placed hammock to have you swinging the summer days away in style.
If you or your family are interested in upgrading your outdoor hangout spot for the upcoming season, Ridgeline Design is your preferred contractor. If you want to find out the best possible option for your individual situation, contact Ridgeline Design and Build today
for more information. We are happy to help you find the best design plan that fits both your budget and your desired outcome, and will have your outdoor oasis living up to its potential.