Each of us loves to spend time outdoors when it is safe from sunlight, wind and rain. An open deck area, when covered, will become a better living space for you. A covered terrace is very pleasant when you sit over a cup of coffee, read a book alone or enjoy your time with a group of friends. A well planned, warm and spacious covered terrace provides extra space in your home.
The main advantage of a covered deck is that it maintains the outside of your home and protects it from all climatic changes. The covered deck provides more space for your home and can be used by any family member as a multipurpose space. Depending on the size and area of the outdoor area, various options are available for the design of the covered terraces for residential buildings. Customized options help you to take advantage of the open space around your home and make targeted use of it, which can be more convenient.
Why build covered decks?
The main reasons why you need to cover the open decks around your house are:
- A covered deck will help you enjoy the outdoors as it is not closed on all sides and you can enjoy the fresh air and cool wind in hot summers.
- A covered deck provides perfect protection from heavy rain or snowfall that damages the open deck and keeps you away from the hot sun.
Types of covered decks
The most popular types of covered decks are:
1. Two levels: This deck is provided with an upper and a lower protective layer.
Second pavilions: It is a standalone remote structure and can be extended from wall to wall.
Third Porches: These covered decks are open at the front and temporarily closed at the back.