Rooftop Decks: Building a Deck With a View

rooftopIt is already a given that rooftop decks give you stunning views.  May it be a skyline or hilly countryside or view of the bay – it is always astonishing to have this view after walking out of your home.  Home Advisor now gives you the 411 on building these decks.

Installation

As cited by this article, roof deck installation has both similarities and differences from other decks.  Most of the time, you do not have a ready space to create your roof deck, thus, installation takes place.  If there is a pre-existing surface for your roof deck then the next question for you now is how big you want it to be and how much is it going to support.

Tree Landscaping

Tree landscaping is important when building your deck.  If planned correctly, it could be very beneficial when it comes to making your roof deck feel more relaxed and safe (especially for those who have fear of heights). If done the other way around, your tree can block your view and totally destroy the mere idea of putting a roof deck.

Building Steps for Rooftop Decks

At some point, if you have a large roof, you would choose to put building steps going to your roof deck.  This is ok but first, you need to make sure that your roof can still accommodate and support additional installations.  If this is the case then you can choose where to put the actual roof deck and put the building steps toward it.