Fending off Sun, Wind, and Nosy Neighbors Watertown 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

Clement T J Construction CO Inc
(315)788-8811
24495 Bush Road
Calcium, NY
Iroquois Landscape
(315)408-3067
P O Box 208
Chaumont, NY
Trudeau Lawn Care & Snow Plowing
(315)773-3223
P.O.Box 162
Great Bend, NY
Island Tree CO Inc
(315)629-9200
27017 State Route 3
Watertown, NY
Pala Wood SVCS CO Inc
(315)788-3713
22566 Patterson Road
Watertown, NY
C & B Rental
(315)232-7600
11151 USRoute 11
Adams, NY
Aubuchon Hardware
(315)493-2506
66 High Street
Carthage, NY
Rock Images Inc
(315)686-6037
860 James Street
Clayton, NY
Crystal Cleaners
(315)788-7677
150 Bowers St
Watertown, NY
North Country Property Services
(315)788-9360
22622 Murrock Cir
Watertown, 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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