Have you built a new deck but are concerned about how safe it is? There are things you can do or add to your deck to make it safer for everyone who uses it. Take a look at some of the things we suggest.

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Clear Off Debris

Clearing off debris is one of the easiest and most cost-efficient ways to ensure that your deck is safe for use. During the fall, your deck may have gathered leaves that are still lingering, or during the winter, your deck may be gathering debris brought by animals or wind. Regardless of the case, cleaning your deck regularly will prevent it from deteriorating, as well as keep it safe for people to walk on.

Deck Lighting

Adding lights to your deck can help prevent accidental trips or slips. There is a wide range of options for doing this. If you want a quick and easy lighting option, you can buy lanterns and hang them around your deck. However, if you’re looking for a brighter and more reliable option, you can have a reputable deck company install custom lights around your deck. This allows for reliable lighting and a safer deck at night.

Balusters

Balusters are the vertical columns that help form railings. Having these installed on your deck is a great idea if you have young children or pets that are at risk of accidentally falling off the deck. In addition to being a deck safety feature, balusters also add great visual atheistic and it allows owners to add their own personal flair to their deck.

Add a Screened-In Area

Adding a screened-in area to your deck helps prevent bugs from entering and protects your deck from mother nature. This is a great idea if you enjoy being outdoors but live in an area where there are a lot of bugs. There are plenty of screen options that you can choose from that fit into every type of budget and every type of need.

Looking for a Deck Company in St. Mary’s County?

Are you in St. Mary’s County and ready to make your deck safer? North American Deck and Patio offers gorgeous deck add-ons that will enhance the beauty and safety of your new deck. Contact us today to get started!

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Our 30+ years of experience and accumulated knowledge sets us apart from our competitors. We have designed and worked on a variety of different landscaping projects each customized to fit the needs of the customer. Our expertise allows us to ensure that you get exactly what you want – and we’ll even back it up with a warranty.

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Anne Arundel County Deck and Patio: Annapolis (21401, 21403, 21409), Arnold (21012), Crofton (21114), Crownsville (21032), Gambrills (21054), Glen Burnie (21060, 21061), Hanover (21076), Jessup (20794), Pasadena (21122), Severn (21144), Severna Park (21146).

Baltimore County Deck and Patio: Arbutus (21227), Catonsville (21228, 21250), Cockeysville (21030, 21031, 21065), Dundalk (21222), Edgemere (21219), Essex (21221), Garrison (21055), Lansdowne (21227), Lochearn (21207), Lutherville (21093), Middle River (21220), Milford Mill (21244), Overlea (21236), Owings Mills (21117), Parkville (21234), Park Heights (21215), Pikesville (21208), Randallstown (21133), Reisterstown (21136), Rosedale (21237), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204), White Marsh (21162), Woodlawn (21207), and more.

Calvert County Deck and Patio: Dunkirk (20754), Chesapeake Beach (20732), North Beach (20714), Prince Frederick (20678), Owings (20736), Solomons (20688).

Charles County Deck and Patio: La Plata (20646), Port Tobacco (20677), Rock Point (20682), Waldorf (20601, 20602, 20603)

Howard County Deck and Patio: Clarksville (21029), Columbia (21044), Cooksville (21723), Dorsey (21075), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Granite (21163), Hanover (21076), Highland (20777), Jessup (20794), Lisbon (21765), Marriottsville (21104), North Laurel (20723), West Friendship (21794), Woodbine (21797), Woodstock (21163), and more.

Montgomery County Deck and Patio: Olney (20832), Damascus (20872), Laytonsville (20882), Silver Spring (20910), Clarksburg (20871), Gaithersburg (20878), Germantown (20876), Bethesda (20816), Chevy Chase (20815), and more.

Prince George's County Deck and Patio: Bowie (20715, 20716, 20720, 20721), Beltsville (20705), Adelphi (20783), College Park (20740,20742), Greenbelt (25689), Hyattsville (20781, 20782, 20783, 20784), Landover (20785), Laurel (20707, 20723), Springdale (20774), Upper Marlboro (20772, 20774), Woodlawn (21207).

St. Marys County Deck and Patio: Leonardtown (20650), Mechanicsville (20659), Lexington Park (20653), Piney Point (20674), Tall Timbers (20690)

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