Adding a new deck to your home can significantly increase the value of your property. Today, Spicer Bros Construction, Inc., a top-rated deck and roofing company, shares tips on how to maximize your ROI for this project.
A larger deck offers more utility. However, bigger isn’t always better. An oversized deck next to a smaller sized house can look awkward and might not do much to increase your property value. When it comes to the deck’s size, proportion is key.
Quality of the Deck Material
The larger the deck, the higher the cost of the materials. But you shouldn’t compromise on quality, as this can lower your ROI. If you have a tight budget, you’ll need to find a material that strikes a balance between visual appeal, durability and ease of maintenance.
Material’s Suitability to the Local Climate
A one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work for most home improvement projects, and a deck addition is no exception. You need to find a material that can withstand the demands of your local climate. To find the right material for your deck, we recommend consulting with local deck and roofing contractors because they’ll have an in-depth understanding of the local climate and which materials are best suited to it.
Higher Taxes and Insurance Costs
Don’t forget this crucial point: a higher property value means higher taxes and insurance costs. A tax assessor might visit your home to check up on the deck construction.
Contractor’s Reputation and Experience
Hiring a reputable contractor will minimize the risk of costly installation errors. To get a good deal, make sure to gather and compare at least three estimates from contractors.
Looking for an experienced contractor in your area? Spicer Bros Construction, Inc., a contractor with nearly two decades’ worth of experience, offers roofing and deck installation services. To get a free estimate, call us at any of these numbers: (410) 546-1190, or (302) 703-6754, or leave us a message on this form. We serve homeowners in Salisbury and Ocean City, MD.