Whether or not you already had one when you moved in, or if you recently had a balcony constructed, it’s important to consider how your balcony decking looks. Aside from not getting the attention it deserves, your existing floor might not be exactly what you wanted, or aesthetically pleasing for entertaining guests.
Good news is you don’t have to suffer any longer because, with the help of balcony decking experts, you can always turn your balcony from boring to beautiful. Just take your pick from these different flooring options:
Composite Wood Decking
Composite wood decking brings that rustic, homey feel of wood without the hassles of maintaining it. This is also one of those few flooring options that will never go out of style and will fit in with just about any home design, making it a favorite among many homeowners. But more than aesthetics, composite wood decking is also fire resistant, easy to maintain, and relatively cheap compared to using traditional wood flooring.
If you’re looking for a cost-efficient but stylish balcony decking option, you can choose interlocking deck tiles that come in plastic, wood or stone, and are attached to a composite base. Aside from being fairly stylish, deck tiles are also easy to install because you’ll only need to snap them together using special clips. You can also remove them, which is ideal if you live in an apartment because you can take the tiles with you when you move out.
If you’ve always dreamed of having one of those stone patios that you see in resorts, you can do so without spending a ton of money. You’ll only need to use stone patio tiles that look like the real deal. These outdoor tiles are made specifically to withstand different weather conditions and are actually more durable than natural stone depending on their PEI rating.
Stone or porcelain tiles also give that instant upscale look to your house, which is a great way to add value to it, and they are easy to maintain. All you need to do is sweep and mop, and you can already enjoy your balcony alone or with friends.
While you will mostly see rubber flooring in the gym, it’s now becoming a popular option for balcony decking, especially if you have children at home. Rubber flooring is not only versatile, but it is also strong, slip resistant, and shock absorbent.
You also have different options when it comes to rubber flooring. You can go for rubber tiles, rubber pavers, or the classic rubber playground flooring depending on your needs.
So, which flooring option do you think would fit your balcony best? Do a little more research, or contact WICR and ask the balcony decking experts here to help you decide what will make your balcony look better than before.
WICR Waterproofing & Decking is Southern California’s premier waterproofing and decking specialist covering Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. We are trained by all the major manufacturers of waterproofing systems so that we can install or repair any waterproofing project. Please visit us at www.WICRWaterproofing.com