We all love spending time outdoors when it’s protected from sunlight, wind and rain. An open patio area, when covered, becomes a better living space for you. A covered terrace is very pleasant when sitting with a cup of coffee, reading a book alone or enjoying your time with a group of friends. A well-planned, warm and spacious covered patio adds extra space to your home.
The main advantage of a covered terrace is that it protects the outside of your home and protects it from all climatic changes. The covered terrace offers more space for your home and can be used as a multipurpose room by every family member. Depending on the size and area of the outdoor area, there are different options for designing the covered terraces for residential buildings. Custom options allow you to take advantage of the open space around your home, targeting what can be more convenient.
Why build covered terraces?
The main reasons why you need to cover the open terraces around your house are:
- On a covered terrace you can enjoy nature as it is not closed on all sides and you can enjoy the fresh air and cool wind in hot summers.
- A covered patio offers perfect protection from heavy rain or snowfall that damages the open patio and keeps you away from the hot sun.
Types of Covered Decks
The most popular types of covered terraces are:
1. Two levels: This deck has a top and bottom protective layer.
Second Pavilions: It is a self-contained, detached structure that can be expanded from wall to wall.
third porches: These covered decks are open at the front and temporarily closed at the back.