Building a New Roof Extension Over Deck – Pros and Cons

A roof can make any deck more functional, since it provides a bit of protection from the elements. However, adding a roof extension over deck isn't the right option for every home. Here at Structurally Speaking, we help our clients design custom outdoor living spaces. We'd love to talk to...
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Gorgeous Wrap Around Deck Ideas to Enhance Any Home and Yard

If you love spending time outside, a wrap-around deck might be a great addition to your home. At Structurally Speaking, we build decks that flow with the existing architecture and landscaping. We custom-design every project specifically for our clients, so you get the exact outdoor living space that is right...
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Our Expert Advice on How to Clean a Composite Deck

Composite decking is popular, in part, because it can last a long time with proper maintenance. Are you wondering how to clean a composite deck? Don't worry; it is actually pretty easy! Here's what you need to know about this type of decking material. What is Composite Decking? When you're...
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Match Your Home’s Style with Our Deck Building Ideas

Here at Structurally Speaking, we specialize in building custom decks that perfectly flow with the style of your home. Every home is different, so every deck should be as well. If you're not sure what kind of deck is right for you, don't worry. We'll guide you through the design...
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Create a Relaxation Space with These Platform Deck Ideas

Here at Structurally Speaking, we have experience creating many different types of decks, including platform decks. Unlike decks that are raised several feet off the ground, platform decks sit fairly close to the ground. With our platform deck ideas, you can create a backyard oasis for a relaxing retreat from...
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Learn How to Build a Floating Deck with the Help of Pros

Here at Structurally Speaking, we take pride in designing the best outdoor living space for each client. What works for one homeowner might not work for another. We love taking on unconventional deck projects, including floating decks. These unattached decks work best for many families. If you're looking for something...
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Our Best Floating Deck Ideas, Creative Designs, and Tips

Most homeowners imagine their new deck attached to their home where it is easy to access from their backdoor. However, this doesn't work with every landscape. For example, maybe you want a deck, but the entire back side of your home is already used for an enclosed porch. Or, maybe...
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Professional Help is Best When Building a Deck Frame

Building a deck frame is a project that many DIYers try to take on themselves. However, as is always the case with home improvement projects, it often makes more sense to hire a professional. Is this a project you can do? Let's take a look at how to build a...
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Five Huge Benefits to Screening in a Deck or Porch

Many homeowners in the North Carolina Triad love their backyard deck. That said, screening in a deck might be the best choice for your family if you want a more functional outdoor living space. Here are the biggest benefits to adding a screened-in porch to your home. Enjoy Your Backyard,...
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Make the Most of a Small Backyard with 2 Story Deck Designs

If you have limited space in your backyard or want a unique outdoor living space, 2 story deck designs might be the best option for you. Here at Structurally Speaking, we have experience designing and building a wide range of custom decks. We'd love to meet with you to determine...
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