So you are thinking about having a deck on your terrace. Awesome! A deck is an ideal option for your outdoor spaces not only from an aesthetic and decorative point of view but also because of the versatility and functionality that it gives to your space.
With that in mind, it is important to consider a couple of things before you start hammering away. Building a deck is not a difficult task, but when done with meticulous planning, you’ll think it’s easy.
Here’s a list of what to…
You can build a great deck with one of several types of materials or by combining them. This allows for a variety of budgets and personal preferences. At Lumber+ we offer only the best options:
Building your deck is not too difficult. With basic tools, it is possible to do it. Here’s what you’ll need if you decide to awaken your inner DIY. If you’d prefer to have a local pro assist you, we will happily refer you to some great ones.
We can also assist you in hiring specialized help for this type of work.
Although some decks may be built directly in the ground, the most popular ones are placed on slats that separate them from the ground about 15 cm. They also have to have an adequate distance to distribute the weight of the structure and isolate it from the humidity of the ground.
Wooden decks are damaged by humidity, so it is essential to have a drain that prevents the accumulation of water, and thus prevents the rotting of the wood.