Composite Decking with Level Changes by Archadeck

Composite Decking with Level Changes by Archadeck

Decks are a fabulous space for outdoor living and a perfect place to entertain.  But how you want to use your deck will determine how to build your deck.  Deck design is everything!

There are five basic deck types:  platform deck, raised deck, two-story deck, multi level deck and free-standing deck.

Today, let’s focus on the multi level deck design.

St. Louis Decks by Archadeck in Wildwood Mo - Multilevel

Multi Level Vinyl Deck in Wildwood, Mo by Archadeck

Building a deck with multiple levels adds architectural interest, provides space for various outdoor ‘rooms’, bridges the gap between home and yard, accentuating a backyard view.

Archadeck can create deck spaces for specific purposes by:

  • adding small steps for minor level changes
  • varying the orientation of deck boards for visual definition
  • including privacy rail or lattice for intimate nooks
  • building around the existing trees to maintain natural shade
  • designing staircases for large level transitions and logical traffic flow

Other deck ideas to consider include:

  • decorative deck railings and balusters for color contrast
  • matching deck planters for flowers or plants to polish the edges
  • built-in, matching benches for extra seating
  • comfortable outdoor furniture for coziness
  • low voltage post top lights or solar lighting for ambience and safety

For more deck ideas, designs and pictures, visit our website to see examples of how we build decks in St. Louis, St. Louis County, West County, St. Charles and all areas of St. Charles County.  Or call 636-227-0800 to schedule a free onsite estimate for a deck or other outdoor living project.

Archadeck is America’s #1 deck builder.  We’re pros at ‘stacking the decks’!