Are Decks a Good Investment?

Adding features and fixtures to your home is often a costly venture whether you’re building a deck or remodeling your kitchen. However, sometimes the investment is worth the returns whether they be financial or otherwise. Today we’re going to take a closer look at the deck and whether or not it will pay off in the long run.

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Decks Add Value to Your Home

One reasons that homeowners renovate is to add value to their homes with the intent to sell. Though renovations like kitchens and bathrooms add some serious value, they also require some serious funds. Decks offer a nice balance of investment to benefit ratio that ends up being much higher than almost any other investment you can make into your home. If you’re thinking about selling your house, or you think you may do so in the future, a deck is a great way to fetch a higher price.

Value Comes in Many Forms

When we think about value, money is often the first thing that comes to mind. However, value comes in many forms. Decks give you a place to hold events, enjoy barbecues, and relax. A deck might just be part of what will make your house into a home by giving you a place to spend your time.

So, How Can You Maximize Your ROI?

Ensuring that your deck is a good investment will depend on not just the deck itself, but the way you create it. The materials you use, for example, will have a direct impact on the value your deck adds to your home. The best materials to use are the kind that combine value with longevity, meaning composite materials. Another factor that will affect your deck’s ROI is its placement. A deck that leads directly into your kitchen will meet the needs of the majority of people rather than a deck that leads into a bedroom or living room.

Johnson Lumber is here to Help

No matter what kind of deck you’re dreaming of, we’re here to help with a team of experienced decking professionals who can advise you on every aspect of your new feature. Stop in today to learn more about how we can help you, take a look at materials, or get the help you need. We’re ready to bring your dream deck to life, so contact us today!

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