We think it’s safe to acknowledge that we are happy to say goodbye to 2020. Celebrating the holidays under lockdown in Los Angeles will take some imagination and creativity. These times are forcing us to create new holiday family traditions while staying home.
Take time to celebrate your accomplishments for the year.
Our homes have become the number one priority as we are spending more and more time indoors. Since we are working, going to school, relaxing, exercising, dining, and playing at home, our spaces are overused. It feels like our homes are shrinking. Families are looking at how to redesign and repurpose living space. A great way to add space to your Los Angeles home is with a deck renovation or deck addition.
HERE ARE SOME GREAT DESIGN IDEAS AND DECK TRENDS FOR 2021
Deck colors for 2021 still include the most popular deck shades of light, medium and dark grey. Also, White Cedar, English Walnut. Dark Hickory, and Tiger Wood. There is a finish to match everyone’s style and taste, from contemporary to super rustic. Bamboo and recycled woods are also an option.
CREATING A BORDER OR GEOMETRIC DESIGN WITHIN THE DECK OR COMBINING DIFFERENT WOOD TONES AND TEXTURES FOR A UNIQUE PATTERN ARE DESIGN IDEAS THAT ARE TRENDING FOR 2021
Composite board has become very popular for building decks. It can be formulated to look like the most popular woods and comes in any color you wish, plus it lasts up to 25 years. It is much lower maintenance than real wood.
It does not require sanding and re-staining. Ecco friendly. To maintain your new deck, scrub with soap and water a few times a year, and you are good to go. Some HOA’s are insisting that you build your deck with a Composite board, feeling it’s safer.
If you do want a traditional wood deck, consider using locally sourced woods for your deck design. On the West Coast, Cedar and Redwood are popular and available. They will stand up to the weather. Another popular option is IPE Brazilian Hardwood, known for its beauty and resilience. Tigerwood is perfect for adding to the design of your deck.
Your Deck Designers will work with you to make the best use of your outdoor space. The options are endless. Start with a simple dining deck dining area to a full outdoor living environment. Make the most of your outdoor living space, imagination, and budget.
Think about how you can extend your indoor living space to the outdoors by adding a fireplace or a fire pit. How about a beautiful water feature to add flow and tranquility to the environment? Consider built-in furniture to create a sleek, contemporary design. It will give you more seating options and storage space.
Television and sound system. Yes, please! The ultimate luxury is installing an Outdoor Kitchen. Great for family BBQs and make your own Pizza night. Also convenient for preparing and canning all the beautiful fruits and vegetables right from your garden.
RAILINGS AND STEPS
Check with your Deck Renovation experts to see if there are railing packages that go with your decking. The premade railing will save you money and is easier to install. Adding different levels to your deck will help define the use of the space. Having stairs that take you from one level to the next adds great design interest and flow. If you have a raised deck, remember to make the most of the underneath space as well.
Adding a deck garden by including potted plants, hanging plants, or wall-mounted boxes is an easy way to grow your vegetables and flowers while adding color, fragrance, and interest to your deck design. There are so many options from practical easy grow cactus plants to exotic orchids. If you don’t consider yourself to have a green thumb, this is an easy way to start. Look for a few low maintenance plants that will thrive in the sun and dry climate of Los Angeles.
Every deck should have a shade option customized to the needs of your property. Work with your deck contractors in Los Angeles on your shade needs. Practical and On Trend for 2021- are retractable shades, sun sails in endless beautiful colors, large umbrellas, custom pergolas, and gazebos, screened-in porches, and don’t forget to add ceiling fans.
Think about lighting as both practical and sexy. You want the lighting to set the mood. Stair lights will keep you safe and have a great glow. Think of places where you can use up lighting to set the mood. Deck Designers love statement chandeliers, twinkle lights in the trees, and stringing bulb lights for a dramatic effect. When working on your design, make sure you have a plan for the lighting, so your deck remodeling company includes the necessary electric outlets.
The Trend for 2021 is beautiful privacy. Build into your deck design a customized plan for privacy. Privacy fencing can add a tremendous amount of architectural detail, a backdrop for hanging plants, and a modern creative edge to your design, both practical and pleasing. We all want more peace and privacy to add to the tranquility of your environment.
EXPANDING YOUR LIVING SPACE 2021
Ultimately the Trend for Decks in 2021 is creative customization of your personal outdoor space. Design that incorporates the beauty of the surrounding nature, with seamless integration of the inside living environment and the outside space. Creating a sense of openness, flow, and tranquility with a practical, functional living space, adding to the overall enjoyment of your home.
Whether you are starting from scratch with a new deck addition or renovating your deck, reach out to the top Deck Contractors in Los Angeles. The experts at Structura Remodeling are the most recommended deck remodeling company in Los Angeles. Their Deck designer and Deck addition contractors will work with you to design and deliver the outdoor living space of your dreams.
Call Today 1800-922-4613 for a free in-home estimate and design session. Give your family a wonderful holiday gift. By Springtime, you will be enjoying your new expanded deck and outdoor living space.
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