Sophisticated Two-Story Deck
The owners of this Illinois build knew that they wanted a high-style, low-maintenance outdoor living space that complemented the look of their two-story home.
The space needed to not only look and perform great, but also allow the family to take advantage of the walk-out basement and area below the deck — so they could enjoy the outdoors, no matter the weather. And, with the home situated beside a picturesque pond framed by attractive greenery, the project also called for clear sightlines and options for outdoor entertaining.
Sycamore, Illinois-based Davidson Services delivered on these needs perfectly, with al fresco dining and seating areas to take in the view, as well as a natural gas firepit around which to swap stories and share laughs. The finished under-deck area now features a DrySpace* water management system to collect and channel moisture — doubling the useable outdoor living space.
The completed backyard build evokes a warm, inviting atmosphere thanks to Dark Roast™ capped composite decking and fascia from the TimberTech Composite Reserve Collection. The premium 4-sided capped decking protects against invasion by moisture or mildew, so the space stays looking as beautiful on day 1,000 as day 1.
The Impression Rail™ keeps views unencumbered, while the white composite post sleeves and island caps coordinate seamlessly with the crisp white trim of the home’s exterior. The final touch? Versatex column wraps finished with matching crown and bed moulding.
The completed space promotes the view, complements the home, and kicks costly maintenance to the curb. Enviable upgrade: Achieved.
*Use of the mark DRYSPACE by TimberTech® is with the consent of DrySpace, Inc., in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (www.dryspace.com). TimberTech and DrySpace, Inc. are not affiliated in any way. Neither company warrants the goods or services of the other.
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A high-style, low-maintenance outdoor living space that complemented the look of the two-story home.
Increased outdoor living space: With DrySpace keeping the under-deck area dry, this second-story deck becomes a multi-level destination that doubles the available outdoor living space.
Stairs with character: The L-shaped staircase adds character to the space with its modern design, while also utilizing the space to its full potential.
An eclectic perimeter: The mixed-material and multi-color railing adds an eclectic, playful feel that distinguishes this deck from the rest.
Light and bright: The white PVC columns and composite railing posts nicely contrast the richly-hued decking and railing, adding lightness to the space.
Space for every need: One level alone features space for both lounging and outdoor dining to accommodate different activities — and the space below adds even greater functionality.
List of Products Used
Deck boards from the TimberTech Composite Reserve Collection in Dark Roast™.
Fascia boards from TimberTech Composite Reserve Collection in Dark Roast™.
CONCEALoc® hidden fastener system.
Versatex 10” Versawraps.
Versatex crown and bed moulding kits.
DrySpace water management system.
(Top & Bottom Rail, Infill)
Impression Rail™ with aluminum baluster infill.
White composite 4” and 5.5” post sleeves.
White composite island caps.