Enhancing your outdoor living experience in North America involves a crucial decision: whether to build a deck or a patio. North American Deck & Patio understands the significance of this choice, offering guidance to help you make an informed decision that perfectly aligns with your needs and lifestyle.

Understanding Your Space

Before deciding, assess your property’s layout and topography. If your yard is uneven or sloped, a deck might be the ideal solution. Decks can be built at different elevations, allowing you to create a seamless transition from your indoor living spaces to the outdoors. On the other hand, patios are a great choice for flat areas, providing a stable foundation for outdoor furniture and entertaining.

Material Matters

Selecting the right materials is essential for the longevity and aesthetic appeal of your outdoor space. For decks, North American Deck & Patio offers an array of high-quality materials, such as pressure-treated wood, composite decking, and tropical hardwoods. These options cater to various preferences, whether you prioritize durability, low maintenance, or a natural look.

Patios can be constructed using materials like concrete, brick, pavers, or natural stone. These materials offer a range of textures and colors to complement your home’s architecture and personal style.

Aesthetics and Style

Both decks and patios present opportunities to enhance your outdoor aesthetics. A well-designed deck can extend your living space and provide a cozy atmosphere for gatherings. Opting for a wooden deck can bring warmth and a rustic charm, while a composite deck offers a modern and sleek appearance.

Patios, with their various material options, allow for diverse design possibilities. Whether you’re envisioning a Mediterranean-inspired courtyard or a contemporary oasis, the choice of patio materials will greatly influence the overall look and feel of your outdoor space.

Maintenance Considerations

One key aspect that often influences the decision between a deck and a patio is the maintenance required. Decks made from wood may need regular staining or sealing to protect against weathering. Composite decks, however, require minimal maintenance, making them an attractive option for homeowners seeking convenience.

Depending on the chosen material, patios can also vary in maintenance needs. Concrete and pavers generally require less maintenance compared to natural stone, which may need occasional sealing to preserve its appearance.

Local Climate and Usage

Consider Maryland’s climate and how you intend to use your outdoor space. Being a region that gets a lot of rain or snow, a deck might be advantageous as it elevates your living area above ground level. Additionally, decks can offer shade options, making them ideal if your home gets a lot of sun.

Have Your Deck Built By an Experienced Decking Professional

The decision to build a deck or patio for your North American home hinges on various factors such as your space, materials, aesthetic preferences, and maintenance considerations. By carefully weighing these aspects and considering your local climate and usage patterns, you can create the perfect outdoor space that seamlessly integrates with your lifestyle. Reach out to us today to learn more about how we can help you.

Why Choose North American Deck and Patio

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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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“Jim at North American patio and deck's came up with the most ingenious way of utilizing our small very slanted very water drained environment and turned it into a virtual oasis. Making this deck the envy of all our ambitions and gem for the community.”

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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).

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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