a flat roof can be designed to drain water moderately well. The more pronounced drainage problem occurs during winter, when snow sits until it melts. In some areas, that can be a mighty long time. The weight of snow means the porch has to
1 Oct 2011 Some of these styles are easier to build than others, but may have other advantages and disadvantages that Shed style roofs are a good choice for construction over long, narrow front porches as well. This type of roof
22 Feb 2011 This sunroom structure is also often referred to as a solarium, patio room, patio enclosure, conservatory, or Florida room. a Sunroom has many advantages over a solarium such as: Sunroom a sunroom's disadvantage is that it does not have a full glass view of the sky (if this is a desired feature, for most
13 Feb 2013 Explore the features of decks and patios as well as the pros and cons of each addition. If your house is in dire need of some outdoor space, adding a patio or deck can increase your square foot without robbing your children
One should wisely choose the right variety of gravel to fill up a patio, such that its maintenance doesn't become troublesome. These days, most houses have patios which enhance the aesthetic value of the house, but designing and maintaining a patio can be a real task. One should wisely When water is poured over a pea gravel patio, it doesn't run off the gravel, rather it soaks into it. This gravel also
disadvantages of a Roof Garden. Planting pots Patio slabs and furniture further add to the weight on the roof. Most building If no water outlet is available on the roof, you will have to either install water in the roof garden or carry water from inside the building. If you have -- or invite over -- children to your roof garden, ensure the edges of the garden are barricaded so nobody can fall from the roof.
11 Oct 2016 You can have a seat to read a book or enjoy a cup of coffee anytime you like. Plenty of natural light: treat Your patio is sheltered while you retain complete control over your sun shading system>. There are patio covers to
14 Jan 2017 Suggested materials: Since a mansard roof has such a unique design, choosing a unique material could make the roof that Pros: Extra living space on the roof for a patio, garden or partially enclose for a penthouse room. . For example, a house may have a hip roof with a gable roof over dormers and a skillion over the porch. . Clay Roof Tile Cost: Pros & Cons of Tile Roofs 2018.
Here's everything you need to know about installing a flat roof. Pros & Cons of Flat Roofing. 14 January 2013. a flat roof, just as the name additionally, flat roofs can allow for entertaining space with a rooftop deck or patio. Our Vote: PRO
5 Sep 2014 One of the best ways to create an inviting outdoor living environment is having a patio cover constructed. While the answer to this question seems obvious (over your patio duh!), there are shade and functional considerations that need to be taken into account. Most patios Furthermore, you will need to make sure you get the desired amount of shade from you new patio cover. One of the drawbacks of a fully covered structure is that it is not always the coolest.
12 apr 2013 Composite decks have a ton of great benefits and are eco-friendly; however, they also have a few drawbacks including the price tag. We'd often sit out there from early afternoon until late into the evening watching the sun go down over the lake. While I have plenty of good If you don't want to completely replace your existing wood deck, you can use these tiles to cover the entire area. Patio furniture or debris from a passing storm may scratch the surface.
12 Sep 2017 Do you love basking in the sun on your patio, just not all day long (you know, for health reasons)? If so, installing some Here's a list of the other pros – and cons – of folding arm awnings: Folding arm awnings have a wide reach, creating plenty of shadow. The fabric inevitably becomes dirty over time.
19 Jun 2013 Brad Lamb, Toronto's condo king, has a huge outdoor terrace attached to his condo, but almost never goes out there. "It's over 3,000 square feet, it's got a tent and a fantastic view of the city and the park," he says. "Especially when the deck space is coming off the living space, it's used at a very high level.
21 May 2018 Learn the pros and cons of each option and make the choice that's best for you. But reallychoosing the right flooring for your backyard, front yard, poolside and patio decking is important and, . although it is less expensive over time, you do need to be able to spring for the initial cost of material and
Who wants a terrace bangkirai, you should know some important drawbacks of this terrace in advance. over time, this can cause cracks on the surface of the wood, and aging can not be ruled out. We have included for you a few examples that show the diversity of wood bangkirai. Outdoor patio with wooden floors.
19 apr 2014 One of the main benefits surrounding metal roofing is the amount of options that you have to choose from. Tin, zinc, aluminum, copper and galvanized steel are all metal roofing options that you can select from. This allows you
No home material is perfect and neither are screened patio screens. We touched on a few Many of us could use that $1,000 on utility bills or fixing appliances within the home. Since screens To delay this process, you have to maintain and clean your screens. Take the screens not last forever. over time, it may be necessary to replace parts of the screening.
over 7 years ago Obviously I know higher maintenance is a con but how much value do you think it would add to each unit? Sorry--that came out wrong--what I meant to say is: what kind of impact, if any, would a public deck have on the
26 apr 2013 TRaC Builders has helped many clients reclaim outdoor space by building a new roof terrace. Creation of outdoor space that is often unavailable in an urban setting can offer: a sanctuary of relaxation; Great outdoor area for
Evaluate the pros and cons of a gravel terrace before committing to this material. Water drains through gravel easily, so you don't have to worry about puddles of water, as you would with other terrace a patio dining chair slides out easily over a brick, stone or tile surface, but you'll end up moving the gravel every time