No matter the season, enjoying time outside in the fresh air is a great way to relax. However, if your deck isn’t covered, sometimes the weather can get in the way. An outdoor covered deck not only keeps everything underneath it protected, but it also allows you to get that outdoor time, any time of the year. Although it may seem like a large project to take on, here are all the reasons why you should definitely invest in a covered deck.


Enjoying All the Seasons

When your deck isn’t covered, you may only be able to use it when the weather is dry, and it’s that perfect temperature to enjoy time outside – not too hot, and not too cold. When you add a cover, you and your guests can stay dry in the rain, and shaded from the sun. It allows you to get so much more use out of that space, and gives you the most benefit of all that money you put into building it.


Protecting Your Deck

No matter what material your deck is made of, it needs to be protected. Although it’s still essential to waterproof your deck, a cover helps to add extra protection from excessive sun which can cause fading, or too much water which can cause damage. This will keep your deck in much better condition for much longer.


The Ability to Customize

There are so many different types of coverings you can add to your deck, allowing you to work with your budget and style. A hip style roof, A-frame roof, porch roof, or even a sun shade, portable shed to provide partial cover, or a decorative trellis can all add protection while adding to the look of your deck.


Increasing Your Home’s Value

Having an outdoor space to enjoy is a huge selling point when it comes to homes. Especially if there isn’t a large yard, a deck or patio space really helps to boost value. When you add a cover to this space, it boosts the value even more by allowing year-round use.


Outdoor Decorations

A deck wouldn’t be complete without some decorations like comfortable furniture, plants, and lighting. But without the proper overhead protection, these things can all get damaged from the wind, rain, or sun. Adding a cover allows you to get more creative with the space and have some fun with it, without worrying about your plants or furniture getting ruined.


Now is the time to add a cover to your deck and enjoy your space year-round! For any of your other decking needs, the experts at WICR Waterproofing and Construction will be there to help. With over 40 years of experience, our qualified professionals can ensure your deck is sealed, waterproofed, and protected.

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