Would you like to spend more time outdoors? If so, you should consider a deck! Decks are the perfect place to relax, kick back, sip a cold drink, read a book, and enjoy the warm weather. If you live in the city or somewhere with limited space, though, this may not seem possible. Instead, you need to leave the house to enjoy time outdoors. While it’s nice to go for a walk and hang out in the park, sometimes you don’t feel like leaving your property. That’s where a rooftop deck comes in handy…

What Is a Rooftop Deck?

A rooftop deck (like the name implies) is a deck that is built on the rooftop of a building. While these decks are often built in cities, they can also be built in the suburbs and beyond. Whether you live in an apartment, condo, or house, a rooftop deck may be an option for your roof.

There are a lot of advantages to rooftop decks. Unlike other decks, rooftop decks don’t take up additional space or require a yard to build. They also provide you with additional room to lounge. If you like having friends over, you can add furniture, a grill, and even speakers to your rooftop deck. You can also enjoy your rooftop deck on your own. A rooftop deck allows you to enjoy the sights and sounds of the city, all while catching some sun and getting some fresh air.

Rooftop decks aren’t just for residential properties. If you have a commercial property like a restaurant or coffee shop, a rooftop deck may be the perfect solution for adding more tables and creating a different ambiance. Many customers love sitting outdoors—especially on the roof!

For both commercial and residential properties, you’ll want to consider a rooftop deck.

Can I Add a Rooftop Deck to My Property?

Whether you can add a rooftop deck to your property or not depends on a few factors. Structurally, you’ll need a flat roof that is able to handle a rooftop deck. Before we build on your roof, we send out a contractor to check the roof and see if it is a good candidate for a rooftop deck. If it is, we can start drawing up plans.

The other concern is the building owner. If you own the building, it’s not a problem. If the building has shared ownership (like a condo building), you’ll need to go through the proper channels.

If you have questions about whether you are a candidate for a rooftop deck or not, reach out to LimakWay. We’d be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Is a Rooftop Deck Worth It?

Yes! You are sure to love your new rooftop deck. There are so many things you can do on your rooftop deck and lots of ways to customize it. Some rooftop decks have outdoor couches and fire pits. Others have plants and benches. You can add a sound system, lights, tables, decorations…the choice is up to you! Rooftop decks are also great for spending time by yourself or entertaining guests.

We guarantee you will love your rooftop deck!

What is the Deck-building Process?

The deck-building process involves multiple steps. The first step is contacting LimakWay to learn more about rooftop decks and whether your residential or commercial property is a candidate for a rooftop deck. After discussing your rooftop with you, LimakWay will send out a specialist to check the roof and ensure it can have a rooftop deck built on it. Once the specialist has determined your roof can handle a rooftop deck, the design phase can begin.

The design phase is a lot of fun! During this phase, you work with your contractor to design the perfect deck. Once the design has been agreed upon, your contractor will begin construction. Before you know it, you’ll have the deck of your dreams.

How Long Does the Deck-Building Process Take?

How long it takes to build a rooftop deck depends on a few different factors. One thing that will need to be considered is the length of time the design phase takes. If you require additional changes to the design, your contractor will need to draw up the new designs and make adjustments.

Another factor is the size and complexity of the build. Not all rooftops are built the same. Your contractor will be able to provide you with a better estimate of how long the process will take once they look at your rooftop and begin drawing up designs.

Other Types of Decks

Along with rooftop decks, LimakWay offers a variety of other types of decks. Some of the different types of decks that may be available include:

Detached Deck

If you have a yard with plenty of space and you would like to add a standalone deck to relax on, a detached deck is the perfect option. These types of decks are not attached to your home and instead float in your yard like an island. They are easy to build, functional, and a great place to relax and unwind.

Wraparound Deck

For properties surrounded by natural beauty, wraparound decks are great choices. These decks can wrap around part of the house or the entire home. Wraparound decks are functional and cozy.

Reach Out to LimakWay Today!

If you have limited space and you are looking to spend more time outdoors, a rooftop deck may be the perfect solution to meet your needs. If you are considering a rooftop deck, reach out to LimakWay. We’ll send out a specialist to check your rooftop and—if you are a good candidate—start drawing up designs. We can then build the deck of your dreams.

Beyond deck-building, LimakWay also offers a variety of other home remodeling services. These include:

  • Fence Building
  • Electrical Services
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Pergola Building
  • Bathroom Remodeling
  • Plumbing
  • Painting
  • Flooring
  • Basement Remodeling

We look forward to speaking with you and building you the perfect rooftop deck!