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Build Your Deck in Winter

Posted in: Decks in Maryland

James Moylan

Friday, October 28, 2011

It may seem as though there are minimal opportunities for outdoor upgrades to your home once winter hits, but the coldest season is actually one of the best times to invest in a new deck.


Perhaps you’ve put off any enhancements to your outdoor living space because you have concerns about your landscaping. With grass and plants dormant in winter, you won’t have to worry about workmen trampling your blooming flowers or freshly treated lawn. But when that warm weather does come streaming through, having the beauty of a deck to factor into your springtime planting will give you new opportunities to indulge your creative green thumb.


Cost is often a deterrent when it comes to decks. While you can always find affordable options, during the coldest months of the year you will be able to take advantage of extremely discounted pricing. Builders need to work year-round! But when the snow falls and the frigid winds kick in, the last thing you may be thinking about is sitting outside in the elements. However, that’s when deck builders have their slowest schedules so your opportunities for cost-related perks are more plentiful than they would be at any other time of year. Click here to learn more about Design Builders’ cold-weather discounts.


And once that deck is complete, you’ll need somewhere to park yourself, your family, and your friends while you soak up the spring and summer sunshine. Retail stores offer deck furniture and amenities at lower prices during the winter season. You can get tables, chairs, chaises, umbrellas, and other deck furniture for a fraction of their original price during the off-season.


Clearly, the advantages of building a deck in winter are many. And nothing will be as sweet as having a stunning outdoor living space to enjoy once that first warm spring day makes it entrance.