How Much Value Does a New Deck Add to Your Home?
Any time you update your home or add features, it will add value to your home. But not all home improvement projects promise equal return on investment. So if you are working on a budget and deciding which area of your home to work on next, consider adding a deck. Decks boast one of the largest returns of all projects, experts say somewhere in the 65% – 90% range. So today we are going to look at some key things to consider when designing your new deck. These details should help you to enjoy your new deck and also maximize the return on your investment.
Size: A Larger deck should bring you more value. Remember this adds more “living space” to your home. And it is all about the square footage.
Design: A nice practical design will serve you well. You want to have a large area to set up a table & chairs. As well as a convenient spot for grilling.
Materials: Using the latest low-maintenance materials will help a deck to keep it’s value much longer.
Access: Adding a deck with steps at the back of your house, will make accessing the backyard much easier. This will certainly add to the value of your home. Adding a deck is the easiest and cheapest way to add living space to your home. And a deck may quickly become your family’s favorite place to hang out. To get some inspiration, check out our Deck Ideas page for great photos of decks that we have built.