The term “stay-cation” became popular in the early 2000’s, each year more and more families were choosing to use their vacation money to stay home, update and remodel.
New television stations, like the DIY Network and HGTV, started cranking out reality shows starring homeowners and designers. These home designing stars would then be working together with the homeowner to create more out of their “home spaces.”
One of the most popular renovations includes outdoor spaces.
What better way to spend a cool Syracuse summer nights, then grilling dinner on your newly designed and renovated deck?
A wooden deck addition/renovation places fifth on a list of the most popular remodeling projects that keep value in 2015 remodels and better yet can produce an 80% return on your investment when selling your home.
One of the most sought after features for a home buyer today is a deck, many have it on their “must have” lists. But like any remodel unless you work in construction, the first question is “Where do I begin?”
This is where Merle Builders is able to assist from ideas and blueprints, obtaining building permits and even providing onsite management.
At Merle Builders, we treat your project like our project with respect and dedication.
If you live in Syracuse, NY or the surrounding areas, contact us today and we will gladly answer any questions you may have and we will guide you through the process of designing a space that fits your lifestyle, choosing the materials and making sure the project stays on time and on budget.
If you’re renovating your home’s exterior, consider adding a new deck to your home. It’s almost Summer and what’s better than entertaining friends with a barbeque and some lemonade out on the magnificently built deck?
With a new deck, you’ll increase your home’s living area, being able to entertain and enjoy time with your friends and family outdoors in the nicer months. Plus, it’s an easy way to increase the value of your home if you’re thinking about selling or refinancing in the future.
Adding a deck to your home may seem like a big job, but if you plan out exactly what you want, a professional will be able to complete your project in just a few short weeks.
Some things to consider when building a new deck on your home or property; budget, timeline, and wish list. You can consider adding common things like fire pits, seating but additionally an amenity like an area for grilling.
If you like to entertain, consider adding extra dimensions to sit and talk with guests. If you grill often, you might want to think about adding a built-in grilling area for making those delicious feasts. Another great deck addition is a fire pit, especially if you have kids who like to roast marshmallows or if you like to sit out under the stairs, staying warm with your company.
All of these things come with a price tag, so make sure you consider your overall budget when you’re making your plan.
Remember, adding a new deck to your home can increase the value of your home and will give you a new living space to spend time with your friends and family. At Merle Builders, we have the professionalism, experience and attention to detail to make sure that your new deck is a beautiful addition to your home. If you live in the Central New York area, contact us for a quote today and if you have any questions please feel free to ask.