For those homeowners considering a second-story deck addition or those considering redecking an existing 2 story deck, we have good news. By utilizing an under deck system in the design of your new or re-decking project, you can have your cake and eat it too!
The benefits of adding an under deck system (also known as a rain deck or dry deck), into your two-story deck project are immeasurable when it comes to enhancing your outdoor living.
Whether you have an existing 2nd story deck or are considering adding a new one from scratch, taking advantage of the area below your deck can be a great way to get two outdoor living spaces out of one. Normally, the spaces between the deck boards will cause water to drip down below which can keep you from enjoying the space under your deck in wet weather. We are able to add an under decking system to your deck that prevents any water from dripping down through the decking boards. This is critical when creating an under-deck outdoor living area but also when building a porch under a deck.
If you’ve dreamed of having a protected outdoor living space that is functional during inclement weather and offers shade from the hot North Carolina midday sun, then an under deck system is just the ticket to make it happen. Archadeck of the Piedmont Triad uses the DrySnap under deck rain carrying system. We have found that the DrySnap system works best and is the easiest way to create functional space under your raised deck.
DrySnap is made of vinyl ceiling panels that collect and drain water away from your new dry space. It provides a maintenance free ceiling that covers the unsightly underside of your deck, turning it into a clean, bright, dry outdoor space. Having a covered under deck space opens the door to many outdoor living possibilities, from transforming the space into a screened porch to deliver protection from insects, to a covered outdoor seating area for entertaining.
Our philosophy is simple when it comes to recommending the DrySnap system to clients installing or re-decking a second story elevated deck; while you are planning the details of your new deck space why not get two spaces to enjoy in the process. Utilizing an under deck system is also less costly than a covered porch or covered patio built by providing 2 spaces for nearly the cost of one.
If you are considering adding a custom deck to your home, Archadeck of the Piedmont Triad would like to be your building partner. With high-quality products, proven design and building expertise, and strong industry relationships, we can help you achieve your ideal in outdoor living. Give us a call for a free consultation at (336) 568-8230, drop us an email or fill out a contact form on this website. We look forward to your call.