Fending off Sun, Wind, and Nosy Neighbors Queensbury 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

Adirondack Industries Construction CO Inc
(518)654-7460
9 Pitt Lane
Corinth, NY
Glens Falls Lawn Care
(518)798-1841
1131 Big Burch Hill Road
Granville, NY
High Peaks Tree Service
(518)668-9601
2895 Lake Shore Drive
Lake George, NY
Four Seasons Landscaping
(518)792-4918
122 Sunnyside North
Queensbury, NY
Adirondack Natural Stone
(518)499-0602
8986 State Route 4
Whitehall, NY
Vic Aitken Landscape Services
(518)494-2053
496 Rock Avenue
Chestertown, NY
Baldwin Landscaping
(518)792-8058
4 Fulton Street
Glens Falls, NY
R & R Stone and Landscaping
(518)642-2751
9045 State Route 22
Granville, NY
Glens Falls Agway
(518)792-3377
Lake George Road
Queensbury, NY
Girard Jim Landscape Maintenance
(518)792-2021
124 Park Road
Queensbury, 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.

Click here to read full article from Deck Magaziner

Related Articles
- Home Exterior Product Reviews Queensbury NY
ShingleVent II-9 has a 9-inch exposure for use with cedar shake or enhanced ridge cap shingles on 3/12 to 12/12 roof pitches, and it features an external wind baffle that deflects wind up and over the ridge, creating low pressure above the vent openings on both sides to pull air evenly out of the attic.
- HOBO U30/NRC Weather Station Starter Kit Queensbury NY
- Improving Company Loyalty Queensbury NY
- Innovative Products for Home Remodeling Projects Queensbury NY
- Handling Siding Materials Queensbury NY
- Impact-Resistant Roofing Products Queensbury NY
- High-Build Coatings Queensbury NY