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Decks  /  September 19, 2018

Improve Your Deck With These Helpful Tips

Whether it is for spending time with your family or for entertaining guests, your deck needs maintain its beauty and purpose. To further increase its visual appeal and functionality, here are some helpful tips that will improve your deck.

Add Pillows

Throwing in some pillows on your sofa or bench can make the deck a more tempting place to be for long periods of time. You can search for pillows made from outdoor fabrics that can withstand sun and rain. Alternatively, you can use your desired fabric and cover your existing pillows with it. Be sure that the pillow colors match with the surrounding hues of your deck for a better appeal.

Enhance the Railing

If you have wooden railings, you can sand them and apply a new coat of paint or finish to enhance them further. To up the ante, you can replace them with a new style that will give your deck a unique look while preserving safety. Consider materials for your new railing that will match the style of your home’s exterior. You can choose glass panels, metal balusters or any railing component.

Invest in Lighting

Even when the sun has set, you can still enjoy your deck at night with the right lighting. Lights on deck stairs provide subtle radiance that will also make your deck safer. String lights of various colors may invoke the spirit of Christmas, but you can use them to add a fun and festive ambiance to your deck all year round. Lighting installed on post caps, under the railing or on the floor provide a soft glow for a relaxing and cozy retreat.

Trust Handyman Connection® of Alpharetta to help you with revitalizing your deck. We deliver quality workmanship and superior customer service to ensure the beauty and function of this area of your home.

Give us a call at (770) 727-8045 for more information about the deck-related jobs we specialize in. You may also fill out this form to request an estimate.

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