Although many people tend to stay inside more during the winter, it is an ideal time of year to build a deck so that you can enjoy the outdoors more when it warms up again. Even if you do not use it at this time, you will be ready when spring and summer come around. These are just a few of the benefits to receive when you hire a deck builder when it is colder outside.
Contractors Are Not as Busy
Most homeowners will want decks built during the summer. As a result, contractors near you will be busier, and you may have a harder time scheduling. You can complete the project in half the time and will not have to worry about your yard being in a state of disarray for several months around November and December.
You Could Save Money
There are no guarantees, but it may actually be more affordable to hire a deck contractor in the winter than summer. This ties back into the fact there is less demand when it is colder out. Since it is a slower season for contractors, suppliers may be more willing to offer them great discounts to keep inventory flowing. Typically cost of materials goes down an average of 30% during this season. As a result, the savings get passed onto you.
There Is Reduced Humidity
The foundation of your deck will be made out of pressure-treated wood. Any kind of treated wood will be susceptible to damage when exposed to high levels of humidity. When it is exposed to a low-humidity environment, which is more likely to occur during winter, the wood dries more evenly. It helps stabilize the wood.
You Get More Enjoyment
If you wait until it gets warmer outside to hire a deck builder, then you cannot enjoy it for the first few weeks of spring. That is prime time to watch the flowers bloom, and you may not be able to host certain events as soon as you would like. Instead of waiting until it is well into spring or summer, you can be ready to go on the very first day.
Deck contractors from DekTex work all year long, so there is no need to wait to get your perfect deck when you can get it while everyone else is hibernating. We would love to hear all the ideas you have about your perfect deck, so contact us any time if you have any questions or concerns. You can receive 20 percent off your next project if you schedule by December 31st, 2018.