Why build stairs when you can have a garden deck?

stairs on landing deck Macon lrAll joking aside, mother-in-law suites are not really supposed to be inaccessible turrets hidden at the back of a home. This mother-in-law suite is not only not hidden, but the family took the opportunity to add functionality to also add some beauty.

Things were a little tight for the entry to this area into this in-law suite.  They could have gotten away with just building a wider stairway, but they saw this as an opportunity to make improvements to the whole area, not just solve a narrow problem.  We loved working with them to brainstorm a great solution that adds functionality while adding beauty.

We designed a 10’x10’ octagonal deck made with Fiberon Pro-Tect Advantage decking boards and rail caps in Gray Birch, which is very popular and nicely complements the color of the home.  This is a capstock composite product with great durability and a long warranty.  Customers love it because it closely mimics the look of wood without the maintenance issues.

second story landing deck Macon lrWe encircled the deck with black baroque iron rails from the Fortress brand Vienna series.  The balusters are pre-galvanized, 1”-wide and powder-coated.  They have old world charm, are easy to install and are built to last.  They are available in two designs: belly and bow; both have an appealing curve.

When we created this access point that cleverly doubles as a scenic garden overlook, we sealed up a storage area that was underneath and accessed through the garage.  We used a self-adhered roofing called Grace Ice & Water Shield® to enable a watertight bond with the roof deck.

Now the entire family can enjoy a view from the deck overlooking the garden any day of the year.  A call to Archadeck, the Macon Fiberon deck builder of choice, yields not just the services of professional construction experts, but thoughtful design solutions to just about any outdoor living building problem.

Stephen Denton Owner, Archadeck of Central GA
Stephen DentonOwner, Archadeck of Central GA

If you are considering creating a great new outdoor living space for your Macon/Warner Robins area back yard, or if you want to give a fresh new look to your existing backyard space, give us a call for a free consultation. Together we will work to identify the best structures and materials to create the perfect outdoor living space just for you.  Call: (478) 745 – 2000

Email: centralgeorgia@archadeck.net

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