Fending off Sun, Wind, and Nosy Neighbors Gloversville NY

The deck is too sunny. The deck is too windy. The deck exposes us to the neighbors." Customers might not blame you for these issues, but do you want to take that chance?

Local Companies

Swadle Inc
(518)993-5472
28 Center Street
Fort Plain, NY
Crispin Mike Power Equipment
(518)883-3667
1484 State Highway 29
Gloversville, NY
Gloversville True Value Hardware
(518)773-3030
86 East Fulton Street # 88
Gloversville, NY
S B S Enterprises
(518)773-0531
138 Summitview Road
Gloversville, NY
Roger Lottman
R. Lottman Ex

518-673-5004
515 Carlisle Rd.
Canajoharie, NY
M J K Lawn Maintenance and Landscaping
(518)875-6138
416 Creek Road
Esperance, NY
B & B Equipment CO
(518)883-5412
3279 State Highway 30
Gloversville, NY
Ever Green Lawn & Landscape
(518)773-3802
827 State Highway 29A
Gloversville, NY
L M Mason Contractors
(518)725-8893
211 South Main Street
Gloversville, NY
Vollmer Associates LLP
(518)762-7123
806 South William Street
Johnstown, NY

Approaches to creating great-looking decks

by Elaine Laney

The deck is too sunny. The deck is too windy. The deck exposes us to the neighbors." Customers might not blame you for these issues, but do you want to take that chance? Instead, by considering the site conditions before starting the design, you can anticipate and solve these problems — and you may sell some upgrades that end up pleasing your customers in ways they didn't expect. Happy customers and more money in your wallet — that's how to do it.

Too many decks are sterile or bland, and others just seem raw and uninviting. There are, however, a number of ways to make decks more hospitable and functional, not to mention more profitable. You can easily enhance any of the designs in this article, for instance, by building in planters — I think most people are drawn to decks softened by plants.

Even a small arched trellis at the head of the stairs and post lights (perhaps doubling as bird-feeder supports) can provide visual limits to the deck area, thus creating a more intimate feeling in a wide-open space. With these types of details, the simplest deck can become a space where your customer loves to spend the weekend.

Sun and Shade
If the solar orientation of the deck is to the south or west, the summer sun glaring down all day is likely to overpower an awning or table umbrella. A simple pergola or trellis can provide comforting home environment.

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