Wednesday, 1 June 2016

The Dos and Don’ts of Building a Verandah

Do you and your family love the outdoors? Do you like nothing better than to stay outside after dinner in the evening, enjoying the view of your garden? If so then you might want to think about building a verandah for your home. Not only will this provide you with an outdoor space where you can sit and relax, but it will also offer protection from the elements, meaning that you can enjoy the outdoors all year round! Beautiful Pergola Design by Pergolas R UsTo ensure that building your verandah is fun and rewarding, here are some common mistakes you should avoid!

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Veranda Deck

beautiful verandahUsing Board Lengths That Are Too Short or a Poor Layout Using board lengths that are too short or a poor layout of the boards can cause wastage of the deck boards. Improper planning can result in you spending more and going over your budget. It also prolongs the time that is needed to build your deck. To eliminate this problem, think carefully before embarking on this project. Start by laying the deck boards from your house outwards to the deck’s edge. Read more…
Building a verandah can be fun, but also requires a bit of planning beforehand. Have a think about what you will use the verandah for. Can you see yourself soaking up the sun in the afternoon? Or do you see yourself entertaining guests in the evening? And how about the size of your verandah? How big are you thinking and how much of your garden are you willing to give up? Luckily there are many different verandah designs and styles to choose from, and we've found this useful article which explores the various types of verandahs and the differences that help to make each design unique.

Different Types of Verandah

Timber Verandah

Timber is a traditional, yet ever-popular, design choice. It boasts durability and classic styling. Many timber verandahs are now manufactured using sustainable materials, to minimise environmental impact and reduce the cost of the timber. Bear in mind you may need to maintain the verandah over time. Read more...
We hope you found that both helpful and inspiring. If you have any questions at all or would like to find out more about our services, then please feel free to call us today on 1300 724 118 to find out how we can help you live that alfresco lifestyle.  

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